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Email Using Eudora 5.x (mac)

The following tutorial applies to:

If your email address ends with "@my.westga.edu", please view the information for Student Email.


 

Step 1

Open Eudora 5.
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Step 2

From the Special menu, choose Settings.
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Step 3

Click the Getting Started icon in the left column. To the right of this, you will enter the following information:
In the Username field, type your user name.
In the Mail Server field, type your Incoming mail server. If you are opting to use POP, your mail server will be pop.westga.edu. If you are opting to use IMAP, your server will be imap.westga.edu.
In the Real Name field, type your name.

On Campus
In the SMTP Server field, type smtp.westga.edu.

Off Campus
In the SMTP Server field, type YOUR INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER'S Sendmail or SMTP server information.

In the Return Address field, type your full email address (e.g., jdoe@westga.edu).
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Step 4

Click the Checking Mail icon in the left column. To the right of this, verify the following options:
Click the radio button in the Mail Protocol area which indicates the correct mail server (POP or IMAP).
Make sure Authentication is set to Passwords and click Save Password if want Eudora to remember your password.
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Click the OK button.

 


* The following steps apply to off-campus access only.


 

Step 5

Click on the SSL icon from the categories in the Settings window.
Depending on the Mail Protocol you use, change the SSL for POP or SSL for IMAP box to Required, (Alternate Port). Change only the SSL for the protocol you use and leave the other SSL options as None.
Click OK.
 

Step 6


Click the Sending Mail icon.
Check the box next to Allow authorization.
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Click the OK button.

 

 

Congratulations! You're Ready To Use Your Email!