We’ll assume that your email account is located on only one Mac, and that you do not yet have an email account set up in Apple Mail on the Mac you’ll be moving your email to.
Here’s how to do it:
You will need to copy some files off the Mac that already contains the email account. To do this, you can use an external hard drive or USB flash drive to transfer the files directly from one Mac to the other. Connect the drive to your Mac now. Continue reading…
These are special resource records for mail routing. An MX (Mail eXchanger) record specifies a domain name and an associated computer, the “mail exchange”, which is able to deliver e-mail to an e-mail address with this domain name.
A Sample MX record that you can register with 1&1 looks like this:
Domain Name MX1: mail.domain.com Priority: 10 IP Address 192.168.1.1
Domain Name MX2: backup.domain.com Priority: 20 IP Address 192.168.1.2
Domain Name MX1: mail.otherdomain.com Priority: 30 IP Address 184.108.40.206 Continue reading…
When it comes to protocols to use with regards to email handling, there are a number available out there. Two of these protocols are SMTP and MAPI. The main difference between SMTP and MAPI is with what aspect of emails you can use them with. MAPI can be used for both sending and receiving emails as it has access to folders like the inbox and outbox. In contrast, SMTP is used exclusively for sending emails. In order to receive emails, you also need to use another protocol like POP or IMAP. Continue reading…
Organizing, checking , reading and writing e-mails is a nice activity letting you stay in touch with your friends and family members or exchanging information with your coworkers. But what happen when you have to manage your e-mails from different e-mail accounts? Simple, you go nuts! If you have more than an e-mail account as I do, you know what I am talking about pretty well. In fact, you have to login and logout dozens of times a day just to write a couple of e-mails. Wouldn’t be nice to have one simple place where your Gmail, Windows Live Mail and Yahoo Mail converge to give you the maximum efficiency and simplicity?
Now with Compass Universal Mail Client you can have one place to manage all your e-mails coming from different places! As a matter of fact, this simple and totally freeware software supports the three largest e-mail providers letting you manage your e-mails with an easiness hard to find in other applications! Here is a list of its most important features:
Minimize to system tray: keep your inbox out of indiscreet eyes by minimizing the program to the system tray.
Quick view: have a look at your e-mail without opening the whole program but a small window that you can keep open while you do other things.
Integrated New Message Creator: Just right click the system tray icon and click “New message”, and you’ll be able to instantly create a new message in any mail client!
Better Security: Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) indicator icon tells you if the connection you are using is secure.
If you want to know more, visit the official website. If you want to download the application right away, click here.
Here are the settings to access Hotmail by using your desktop email client or your phone:
POP server: pop3.live.com (Port 995)
POP SSL required? Yes
User name: Your Windows Live ID, for example email@example.com
Password: The password you usually use to sign in to Hotmail or Windows Live
SMTP server: smtp.live.com (Port 25 or 587)
Authentication required? Yes (this matches your POP username and password)
TLS/SSL required? Yes