Netscape Mail Version 6.2 Email Tutorial

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Netscape Mail Version 6.2 Email Tutorial:

Creating a New Email Account
Making Changes to an already Existing Email Account
Filtering Spam / Junk Mail


Creating a New Email Account

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     Choose New from the File menu, then choose Account

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     Choose your email service provider information
Click Next

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     Your name can be whatever you want it to be
Email address is your full email address
Click Next

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     Choose if you are using POP3 or IMAP
Enter the Incoming (POP3) and Outgoing (SMTP) server to whatever your email provider has listed
Click Next

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     This system auto fills in the user name, which you may need to change
UserName often times may need to be your entire email address, this system only fills in the first portion
Click Next

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     This system auto fills in the Account Name, which you can change to anything you want it to be
Click Next

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     Click Finish

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     Enter your password for the email account
Choose if you want the computer to remember your password
Click OK
If you need to make custom changes, continue to making changes

Making Changes to an already existing email account

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     To make changes to an already existing email account, choose properties from the Account menu

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     From the Edit menu, choose Mail & Newsgroups Account Settings

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     In the Account section
You can change your account name, your name, email address, signature

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     In the Server Settings
You can change the incoming server port
choose how often messages get picked up and if a copy of the message gets left on the server

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     In the Disk Space
There is a section to choose to skip over messages over a specified size
If you have problems receiving large emails, check here to see if it is marked

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     In Outgoing Server
You can change your outgoing mail server and your username
There is not a place to change the outgoing mail port

Spam / Junk mail Filtering

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     From the Edit menu, choose Message Filters

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     If you have more than 1 email account, use the drop down menu to choose which email account you want to apply the rules to
Click New to create a new filter

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     This system allows you to filter by subject, sender, specific words or phrases. It is a very comprehensive filtering system.