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Change Outgoing SMTP port
Posted by - NA -, Last modified by on 07 October 2010 10:03 PM

In Outlook

   1. Open Tools > Account Settings.
   2. Select your Email account from the list. Click Change.
   3. Click More Settings.
   4. Check the "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" box.
   5. Make sure that "Use same settings as my incoming mail server" is selected.
   6. Click the Advanced tab.
   7. Change the Outgoing Server field number from 25 to 26 (If you have a linux hosting plan) or 45 (if you have a Windows hosting plan).
   8. Click OK.
   9. Click Next until you reach the Finish button. Click Finish.

In Outlook Express

   1. Open Tools > Accounts.
   2. Click the Mail tab.
   3. Select your email account from the list  Click the Properties button.
   4. Click the Servers tab. Locate the Settings button below Outgoing Mail Server. Click it.
   5. Locate the SMTP Port field (it should say 25). Change the 25 to 26 (If you have a linux hosting plan) or 45 (if you have a Windows hosting plan).
   6. Make sure the "My SMTP server requires authentication" box is checked.
   7. Click OK. Click OK again until you've closed all windows.
  

In Thunderbird

   1. Go to Tools > Account Settings.
   2. Select Outgoing Server (SMTP) on the left pane of the Account Settings window.
   3. Select the SMTP server for your domain here. Click Edit.
   4. Change 25 in the Port field to 26 (If you have a linux hosting plan) or 45 (if you have a Windows hosting plan).
   5. Click OK.
   6. Click OK again to close the Account Settings window.

In MacMail

   1. Open Preferences in the Mail menu.
   2. Click the Accounts tab to locate your account. Open it.
   3. Open the Outgoing Mail Server window.
   4. Change the number in the Port field to 26 (If you have a linux hosting plan) or 45 (if you have a Windows hosting plan).
   6. Check the "Use Authentication" box.
   6. Click Continue.
   7. Click Continue again. Close any remaining windows.

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