Windows: Setup Vista Mail

  1. Open up Vista Mail.

  2. With the program open click the Tools button at the top, then select Accounts.

  3. Press the Add button.

  4. Select E-mail Account and press Next.

  5. Fill in the Display name: field with what you would like people to see when you e-mail them. I.E., Your name, Company name, Nick name, etc. Then press Next.

  6. Fill in the E-mail Address: Field with your full e-mail address. Then press Next.

  7. For My Incoming mail server is a You will choose POP3. For Incoming Mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server: Type in mail.iinet.com For the Outgoing Mail (SMTP): type in smtp.iinet.com Check the box that says Outgoing server requires authentication. Then press Next.

  8. In the Account Name: Field type in your Full e-mail address. For the Password: Field type in your full password, if you do not know this you can contact our technical support for assistance with this. Our contact information is located > HERE < Then press Next.

  9. Press the Finish button

  10. Now highlight the entry that says mail.iinet.com (default) and press the properties button on the right side.

  11. Select the Advanced tab on the upper right side. Then check the box below the Outgoing mail (SMTP): 25 that says This server requires a secure connection (SSL). Ensure that the checkbox for "leave a copy of messages on the server" is unckecked, as this can result in unwanted disk space charges. If in doubt make your screen match the picture below. Press OK.

    Note: Some other ISP's ( I.E. Comcast, Qwest, Century Tel and many others.) Tend to block port 25 to all outgoing mail servers except there own. If you have any issues you can try Port # 587 As a last resort, if all else fails, you can convert back to port 25; however port 25 will only work if you are connected to the Infinity Internet Network.

  12. Press Close, You are now setup, enjoy your e-mail account. If you have any other issues you can find additional support articles at http://support.iinet.com/

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