email settings

 

 

How to Setup Your Email Application

Summary

  • Introduction to Email

  • Creating and Managing Email Accounts

  • Email Application Setup

  • Basic Application Settings

 

Introduction

Bluehost allows you to host your own email accounts. Creation and management of the email accounts happens on your account cPanel. The email accounts can be accessed by using email applications like Mac Mail or Microsoft Outlook.

Creating and Managing Email Accounts

Please see Managing Your Email Accounts

 

 

 

 

Email Application Setup

Many email applications can be setup with just a username and password. The following are setup guides for common email applications.

Windows

  • Outlook 2013

  • Outlook 2010

  • Outlook 2007

  • Outlook 2003

  • Thunderbird

OS X

  • Mail

  • Outlook 2011

  • Entourage

  • Thunderbird

Mobile Devices

 

  • iOS (iPhone, iPod and iPad)

  • Android

  • Windows Phone 8

  • Blackberry

Webmail

  • Gmail

  • Roundcube

  • Horde

Basic Application Settings

If you need to manually configure your email application you can use the following settings.

  • Username: The email address (username@example.com)

  • Password: The password set for that email account

  • Incoming Server: mail.yourdomain.com

  • Outgoing Server: mail.yourdomain.com (server requires authentication)