This article demonstrates how to set up the Mailbird e-mail client application to access an A2 Hosting e-mail account and send messages.
To configure Mailbird to work with your A2 Hosting e-mail account, follow these steps:
Click Add to add an account. The Add account dialog box appears.
In the Add account dialog box, in the Your name text box, type the name that you want recipients to see on messages you send:
In the Email text box, type the e-mail address of the account you created in cPanel:
In the Settings found dialog box, click Edit server settings:
In the Edit settings dialog box, confirm the Authentication list box is set to Username and password:
Under Incoming server, in the Server type list box, select the protocol that you want to use:
In the Server name text box, type the A2 Hosting server name for your account.
In the Port text box, type one of the following:
Under Outgoing server, in the SMTP server text box, type the A2 Hosting server name for your account.
If you selected POP3 in step 7, some additional options appear under POP3 settings:
In the You're all set! dialog box, click Start using Mailbird:
The inbox for the account appears.
For more information about Mailbird, please visit http://www.getmailbird.com.
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