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How to set up your swissmail.org account on Netscape 7

You will need the following information to setup your swissmail.org email account:

  • Your Incoming Mail Server (POP/IMAP) and Server Port Number

  • Your Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) and Server Port Number

  • Your email login name (user name/account name)

  • Your email address

You will find the necessary information by accessing your account via our WebSite at www.swissmail.org. To get your account specific information, log into your account, click on the ControlCenter button, click on "Accountdata" in the left hand navigation menu and scroll down to "Mailbox (POP3/IMAP) access settings".

Now you are ready to get started!


In Netscape, go to the Edit menu and select Mail Newsgroups Account Settings...

Setup Email


Select your account (e.g. swissmail.org Test Account) from the menu on the left in the Mail Newsgroups Account Settings window to see your Account Settings.

Setup Email

Account Name: This will be your top folder name in the Name section on the left. Enter any name you like (e.g. swissmail.org Test Account, John, John Smith etc.).

Your Name: Type your name the way you would like people to see it when they get an email from you.

Email Address: Enter your swissmail.org email address.

Reply-to Address: Optional or enter your swissmail.org email address.

Organization: Optional.

Advanced... Make sure that Netscape uses the correct outgoing mail server (SMTP).

Select Server Settings from the menu on the left in the Mail Newsgroups Account Settings window to see your Server Settings.

Setup Email

Server Type: IMAP or POP Mail Server

Port: Enter the appropriate port number of the IMAP/POP mail server (incoming).

Use secure connection (SSL): select this box only if you have chosen the secure IMAP/POP mail server.

Please note that SSL will be used in any case. If no SSL connection can be established no connection at all will be established.


Select Copies and Folders from the menu on the left in the Mail & Newsgroups Account Settings window to see your Copy and Folder Settings.

Setup Email

When sending messages, automatically:
Select/type options as shown on the screen shot above.

Drafts and Templates:
Select/type options as shown on the screen shot above.


Select Outgoing Server (SMTP) from the menu on the left in the Mail & Newsgroups Account Settings window to see your Outgoing Server (SMTP) Settings.

Setup Email

SMTP Server (Outgoing): Enter the respective mail server.

secure email access:
secure.swissmail.org
select "Required, Alternate Port" for Secure Sockets.
unsecure email access: smtp.swissmail.org
select "Never" for Secure Sockets.

Port: do not enter a port number if you are using the secure mail server.

Use name and password: select this option and enter the user name.

Use secure connection (SSL): select the option "When available". Please note that SSL will be used in any case. If no SSL connection can be established no connection at all will be established.

Advanced: make sure that there is only one mail server listed and that there are no empty lines beneath it.