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email setup help
Posted On: Jun 18, 2008

Email Setup

Email users can access their email either via the webmail system at (there is an Email Login button on the Member Home Page that will go to this address), or by using an email program like Microsoft Outlook, Entourage, or any POP3 compatible program.

Using a program like Outlook will cause the emails from your account to be downloaded to the Outlook program on your computer. The Webmail area will only display emails that have not been previously downloaded to your computer, it cannot display emails that are in your Outlook program.

The following settings are necessary to properly configure an email program:

Incoming POP3 server:
Outgoing SMTP server:
Username or Account Name: Full email address including
SMTP Authentication is required for sending email through our system.


Setup Outlook 2002 or Later

The following is a step-by-step procedure for configuring your e-mail account for use with Microsoft Outlook Express 2002 or later. Your screens may vary slightly depending on the version you are currently using.

1. Open Outlook by double clicking the icon from your desktop or selecting it from your start > program files menu.

2. Select Tools > E-Mail Accounts from the menu at the top of the screen.

3. In the Email category, select the "Add new email account" option.

4. Select the POP3 option, click next.

5. Fill in the proper information for each box. Your name is what shows up to other people when you send an email. Enter your email address. Enter the Incoming mail server (POP3) as Enter the outgoing mail server (SMTP) as Enter your full email address as the username, including the, enter your password if you want to save the password.

6. Click the More Settings button. Select the Outgoing Server Tab. Place a check mark in the "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" option. Select the "Use same settings as my incoming mail server" option, then click OK.

7. Click the Test Account button. Outlook will check to see if it can connect to your account. Lastly, it will send a test message to see if everything is working.

 If you use these other mail programs, follow the links or email for more information

Microsoft Outlook versions 2002 and later

Entourage Email Client

Thunderbird (or Mozilla Suite)

* Note: If your ISP restricts sending email through outside email servers on port 25, you will need to change the default Outgoing SMTP port in your email program to port 587. If you configure your account with the proper settings for sending email and have connection problems, try changing the default port.

Contact Info
IAFF Local 2595
PO Box 5310
Kent, WA 98031

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