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How do I configure the email (Outlook express / Netscape / Eudora) client to read and write my Rediffmail mails?

Set up POP 3 for Outlook Express
Outlook Express allows you to add a new email account to your existing profile. This means you do not have to replace your current settings in order to send and receive Rediffmail messages.
  • Choose ‘Accounts’ > ‘Mail’ > ‘Add’ > ‘Mail
  • In the ‘Display Name’, type your name and click ‘Next’.
  • In the Email ID box, type your Rediffmail ID.
  • Select "POP3" to answer the question "My incoming mail server is a..."
  • In the Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP, or HTTP) server box, type "pop.rediffmail.com"
  • In the Outgoing mail (SMTP) server box, type "smtp.rediffmail.com"
  • Click "Next."
  • In the Account Name box, type your Rediffmail ID
  • In the Password box, type your Rediffmail Password.
  • If you want Outlook Express to remember your password, check the "Remember password" box.
  • Do not check the boxes labelled "Log on using Secure..."
  • Click "Next."
  • Click "Finish."
Set up POP 3 for Netscape Messenger
  • From the Edit menu on the toolbar, select "Preferences."
  • Under the Mail & Newsgroups category on the left, select "Mail Servers."
  • Click "Add" to display the Mail Server Properties dialog box.
  • In the Server name box, type "pop.rediffmail.com."
  • Under Server Type, click the pull-down list and select "POP3 Server."
  • Under User Name, type your Rediffmail ID.
    Important: Please use a '+' sign instead of the '@' in the ID.
  • Check "Remember password" so you don't have to re-enter your password each time you start Messenger. You'll be prompted for your password initially.
  • Select the "POP" tab and check the box labelled "Leave messages on server."
  • Click "OK."
  • In the Outgoing mail (SMTP) server box, type "smtp.rediffmail.com"
  • In the Outgoing mail server user name box, type your Rediffmail ID.
    Important: Please use a '+' sign instead of the '@' in the Address.
  • Click "OK."
  • Under the Mail & Newsgroups category on the left, select "Identity."
  • In the Email ID box, type your Rediffmail ID
  • Click "OK."
Set up POP 3 for Eudora · Click on the Tools Menu and select "Personalities."
  • Right click in the "Personalities" box (on the left of the screen) and select "New."
  • The New Account Wizard will take you through the set-up.
  • Use the following settings:
  • Personality Name: Enter your name
  • Account Settings: Select "Create a new account."
  • Personal Information: Enter your name.
  • Email Address: Enter your Rediffmail ID.
  • Login Name: Enter your Rediffmail ID again.
  • Incoming Email Server: Type "pop.rediffmail.com"; (make sure that POP is selected at the bottom.)
  • Outgoing Email Server: Type "smtp.rediffmail.com"
  • Check the box next to "Allow authentication."
  • Click the "Finish" button when you are done.

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