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Email Program Tutorials

Mac Mail

  1. Connect your computer to your Midco Business internet service.
  2. From the desktop, click on the Mail app, which looks like a stamp.
  3. On the Welcome to Mail screen, enter your full name, email address and email password.
  4. Click Continue.
  5. On the incoming mail server screen, enter the following information.
    • Account type: POP
    • Description: (optional) what you want to name your account
    • Incoming Mail Server: popa.midco.net
    • Username: full email address
    • Password: email password
  6. Click Continue.
  7. On the Outgoing Mail Server screen, enter the following information.
    • Description: (optional) what you want to name your account
    • Ougoing Mail Server: smtpa.midco.net
    • Make sure Use only this server is checked.
    • Make sure Use Authentication is checked.
    • Username: full email address
    • Password: this should autopopulate with the password
  8. Click Continue.
  9. On the Account Summary screen, make sure Take Account Online is checked.
  10. Click Create.

Mozilla Thunderbird Auto Configuration

  1. Connect your computer to Midco Business internet service.
  2. Open Mozilla Thunderbird.
  3. Click Create A New Account.
  4. Click Skip This And Use My Existing Email.
  5. On the Mail Account Setup window, enter the following information.
    • Your Name: Name as it will appear on outgoing emails
    • Address: Full email address
    • Password: Email address password
    • Remember Password: Checked
  6. Click Continue.

Your email is now set up and can be accessed through the inbox option on the left hand menu.

Mozilla Thunderbird Manual Configuration

  1. Open Mozilla Thunderbird.
  2. Click Create A New Account.
  3. Click Skip This And Use My Existing Email.
  4. On the Mail Account Setup window, enter the following information.
    • Your Name: Name as it will appear on outgoing emails
    • Address: Full email address
    • Password: Email address password
    • Remember Password: Checked
  5. Click Continue.
  6. On the Mail Account Setup window, enter the following information.
    • Incoming: POP3
    • Incoming Server Hostname: popa.midco.net
    • Incoming Port: 995
    • Incoming SSL: SSL/TLS
    • Incoming Authentication: Normal Password
    • Outgoing: SMTP
    • Outgoing Server Hostname: smtpa.midco.net
    • Outgoing Port: 587
    • Outgoing SSL: STARTTLS
    • Outgoing Authentication: Normal Password
    • Username: Full email address
  7. Click Done.

Your email is now set up and can be accessed through the inbox option on the left hand menu.

Outlook 2010 & 2013 Auto Configuration

  1. Connect your device to your Midco Business internet service.
  2. Open Outlook.
  3. Click the File tab, and then select Info.
  4. Click .Add Account.
  5. Enter the following information,
    • Your Name: Name as it will appear on outgoing emails
    • Email Address: Full email address
    • Password: Email address password
    • Retype Password: Email address password
  6. Click Next.
  7. Auto setup configuration will complete the email setup process. When it's done, click Finish.

Outlook 2010 & 2013 Manual Configuration

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. Click the File tab, and then Info.
  3. Click Add Account.
  4. On the Auto Account Setup window, select Manually configure server settings or additional server types.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Confirm Internet Email is selected
  7. Click Next.
  8. On the Internet Email Settings window, enter the following information.
    • Name: Name as it will appear on outgoing emails
    • Address: Full email address
    • Account Type: POP3
    • Incoming Mail Server: pop.midco.net
    • Outgoing Mail Server: smtp.midco.net
    • User Name: Full email address
    • Password: Email address password
    • Remember Password: Checked
    • Do not check Require Logon Using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)
  9. Click Next.
  10. Click Finish on this page.

Outlook Express

  1. Open Outlook Express.
  2. From the Tools menu, select Accounts.
  3. Remove your mail account.
    1. From the Accounts window, click on the Mail tab to show your mail accounts.
    2. Highlight your mail account, and select Remove. (It may just be listed as Mail.)
    3. If you are not sure which mail account is your account, highlight the account and click Properties.
    4. Once the old e-mail account has been removed, you are ready to add your new mail account.
  4. To add your new email account, select Add.
  5. Select Mail on the side menu that pops up. This will bring you to the Internet Connection Wizard.
  6. Enter your display name (how you want your name to appear to mail recipients).
  7. Click Next.
  8. Click on the selection I already have an email that I'd like to use.
  9. Enter your new email address in the open field.
  10. Click Next.
  11. In the Email Server Names window, enter this information.
    • Make sure that POP3 is selected in the top field.
    • Incoming mail server field type: pop.midco.net
    • Outgoing mail server field type: smtp.midco.net
  12. Click Next.
  13. Enter your account name in the Internet Mail Logon window.
  14. Enter your email address in the Account Name field (i.e. johnsmith@midco.net).
  15. Enter your password in the Password field.
  16. Check the box in front of Remember Password, or you will need to enter the password each time you check your mail.
  17. Click Next.
  18. Click Finish. This will bring you back to the Accounts window, and your new mail account will show up.
  19. Close the window, and you're ready to send and receive email.

Vista

  1. Open Windows Mail.
  2. From the Tools menu, select Accounts.
  3. From the Accounts window, under your mail section, select your mail account.
  4. Select the Remove button to the right, and choose OK in the popup window. If you are not sure which is your account, highlight the mail account and click Properties. This will show you the email address.
  5. To add your new email account, select Add, and then choose Email Account.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Enter your display name (how you want your name to appear to mail recipient).
  8. Click Next.
  9. Enter your full email address.
  10. Click Next.
  11. This will bring you to the email servers window. Make sure that POP3 is selected in the top field.
  12. In the incoming mail server field, enter: pop.midco.net
  13. In the outgoing mail server field, enter: smtp.midco.net
  14. Click Next.
  15. In the Internet Mail Logon window, you will need to enter your account name, full email address and password in the appropriate fields.
  16. Check the box in front of Remember Password, or you will need to enter the password each time you check your mail.
  17. Click Next, and then Finish.
  18. This will bring you back to the Internet Accounts Menu. Click Close, and you are ready to send and receive mail.

Windows 10

  1. Select the Windows button in lower left corner of screen and choose All Apps.
  2. Scroll down and select Mail. The first time setup wizard appears.
  3. Select Add Account to open the mail application.
  4. Choose the Settings icon (gear icon in lower left corner).
  5. Select Accounts on right side.
  6. Choose Add Account.
  7. Scroll down and select Advanced Setup.
  8. Select Internet Mail.
  9. Enter the following information.
    • Account Name: Name to identify email account
    • Your Name: Name as it will appear on outgoing emails
    • Incoming Mail Server: popa.midco.net
    • Account Type: POP3
    • User Name: Full email address
    • Password: Email address password
    • Outgoing (SMTP) Email Server: smtpa.midco.net
    • Outgoing Server Requires Authentication: Checked
    • Use the Same User Name and Password for Sending Email: Checked
    • Require SSL For Incoming Mail: Checked
    • Require SSL For Outgoing Email: Checked
  10. Select Sign In.
  11. Select Done.

Windows Live Mail 2011

  1. To open Windows Live Mail, click on the Windows button, choose All Programs, and select Windows Live Mail.
  2. If the Add Your Email Accounts window doesn't appear, click on the Accounts tab, and then choose Email.
  3. In the Add Your Email Accounts window:
    • Enter your email address and password.
    • Check Remember this password
    • Enter a display name for your sent messages (what people will see when you email them)
    • Check Manually configure server settings
  4. Click Next.
  5. On the Configure Server Settings page, under Incoming Server Information, enter the following information.
    • Server Type: POP
    • Server Address: popa.midco.net
    • Port: 995
    • Check Requires a secure connection (SSL)
    • Authenticate using: Clear Text
    • Logon user name: full email address
  6. Under Outgoing server settings, enter the following information.
    • Server Address: smtpa.midco.net
    • Port: 25
    • Check Requires a secure connection
    • Check Requires authentication
  7. Click Next, and then Finish.