Email Server Settings

The webmail service can be found at http://webmail.eithost.co.uk
or the mobile version at http://webmail.eithost.co.uk/mobile

For details of how to setup an out of office message (auto-reply) click here

To setup an email client from scratch

Outlook 2007 POP3 Setup Guide
Outlook 2007 IMAP Setup Guide
Outlook 2013 POP3 Setup Guide
Outlook 2016 IMAP Setup Guide

Outlook for Mac 2011
Mac Mail
iPhone IMAP Setup Guide
Android IMAP Setup Guide
Blackberry

Server Settings

Server Type Server Name Port *
POP3 secure.emailsrvr.com 995 (SSL should be turned ON)
IMAP secure.emailsrvr.com 993 (SSL should be turned ON)
SMTP secure.emailsrvr.com 465 (SSL should be turned ON)

 

For older clients which do not support SSL, the server settings are:

Server Type Server Name Port *
POP3 pop.emailsrvr.com 110
IMAP imap.emailsrvr.com 143
SMTP smtp.emailsrvr.com 25 (alternatives: 2525, 587, 8025)

* Although the port numbers are listed, most email software will use these as standard

Please use the full email address as the username

 

To check on the status of the email servers listed above please click here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outlook for Mac 2011


To set up Outlook for Mac 2011, perform the following steps:

  1. Open Outlook for Mac 2011. From the Outlook drop-down menu in the top bar, select Preferences.

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  1. On the Outlook Preferences menu, under the Personal Settings header, click Accounts.

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  1. On the Accounts screen, select E-mail Account.
  1. Enter your full email address (e.g., myname@mydomain.com) and password. Click Add Account.
  1. Once your email address and password is entered, the box will expand. Enter the following information into the expanded screen:

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  • User Name – Enter your entire email address (e.g., myname@mydomain.com).
  • Type – Select POP from the drop-down menu.
  • Incoming mail server – Enter the secure server name: secure.emailsrvr.com
  • Tick Use SSL to connect
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP) – Enter the secure server name: secure.emailsrvr.com
  • Check the Override default port
  • Check the Use SSL to connect box.
  • Change 25 in the box to the far right of Outgoing server to 465
  1. Click Add Account and Confirm changes and close.
  • Note: A POP connection removes the email messages from the server during download. If you would like to leave copies on the server, click Advanced and check the Leave a copy of messages on server check box.
  • Click OK.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mac Mail


To set up Mac Mail for IMAP, perform the following steps:

1. Open Mac Mail. If this is the first time that it has been used, the Setup Assistant will appear. Otherwise, select File / Add Account.

Note: If your operating system is Tiger, click the Continue button, and select IMAP from the Account Type drop-down menu.

2. Enter the following information:

  • Full Name – Enter your first and last name. This is the name that will appear in the From field of messages you send.
  • Email Address – Enter your entire email address (e.g., myname@mydomain.com).
  • Password – Enter the password for your email account.

 

3. Click the Continue button and Enter the following information:

  • Account Type – Select IMAP from the drop-down menu.
  • Description – Enter a descriptive name for your mail account (e.g., Work Mail or Home Mail).
  • Incoming Mail Server – Enter the secure server name: secure.emailsrvr.com
  • User Name – Enter your entire email address (e.g., myname@mydomain.com).
  • Password – Enter the password for this account.

Note: If your internal system configurations require non-SSL ports, please see the settings at the top of the page for a list of available servers and ports.
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4. Click the Continue button and Mac Mail will now attempt to detect the incoming server settings. If the Incoming Mail Security window appears, do the following:

  • Check the Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) box.
  • In the Authentication drop-down menu, select Password.
  • Click the Continue button.

 

5. Enter the following information:

  • Description – This entry is optional. Enter a descriptive name for your mail account (e.g., Work Mail or Home Mail).
  • Outgoing Mail Server – Enter the secure server name: secure.emailsrvr.com
  • Check the Use only this server box.
  • Check the Use Authentication box.
  • User Name – Enter your entire email address (e.g., myname@mydomain.com).
  • Password – Enter the password for your email account.

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6. Click the Continue button and Mac Mail will now attempt to detect the outgoing server settings. If the Outgoing Mail Security window appears, do the following:

  • Check the Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) box.
  • In the Authentication drop-down menu, select Password.
  • Click the Continue button.

7. When the setup process is done, you will see an Account Summary window that summarizes your connections. Click the Create button.

 

Using IMAP Folders:

To simplify the organization of your messages, you can indicate which IMAP folders Mac Mail should use to store sent mail, drafts, spam, and trash.

1. Select Mail / Preferences,click the Accounts button, located at the top of the window and click once on your IMAP account, as it appears in the Accounts list.

2. Click the Mailbox Behaviors tab, clear all of the check boxes and close the Accounts window.

3. When prompted to save your changes, click the Save button.

4. In your IMAP folder, located in the Mailboxes pane (select View / Show Mailboxes to display the pane if it is not there), do the following:

  • Click once on the Sent, Drafts, Spam, or Trash folder.
  • Select Mailbox / Use This Mailbox For.
  • Select Sent, Drafts, Junk, or Trash from the resulting list in the sub-menu.

5. The selected folder will disappear from your IMAP list, and will now reappear as the corresponding Mac Mail folder.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blackberry


 

To setup your Blackberry to receive email, please do the following:

Please note: The steps to set up your mailbox on your BlackBerry phone may vary slightly depending on the BlackBerry model that you have. The below instructions are specifically for the Bold 9700 model, however, further support can be found on the BlackBerry support site: http://uk.blackberry.com/support/

Click on Setup.

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Select Email Settings.

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Click on the Add button.

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Select Other.

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Enter the email address and the password.

Select Next. You will then get an invalid message, click OK.

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Scroll down and re-enter the password.

Select the I will provide the settings to add this email account option.

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Scroll down and select email type. POP/IMAP

Enter the username i.e the email address.

Enter the Email Server: imap.eithost.co.uk

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Click on Next

Click on OK to confirm.

 

You have now setup your email on your Blackberry!

For further support about adding email on your phone, please contact your mobile service provider in regards to adding a POP3/IMAP account on your Blackberry handset.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Setting up an Out of Office / Auto-Reply message

Once you are logged on to the webmail service.

Click on index_clip_image002 in the top-right hand corner of the web page

Choose Settings

Click on Incoming Email

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Set Status to On

Type your message in the Auto-Reply Message box

Schedule it to come on and off at certain dates and times if required.

Choose Save when done to activate the settings.