Pegasus Mail Version 3.12 16 bit Email Tutorial

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Pegasus Mail Version 3.12 16 bit 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 if the account should be set up for multiple people or a single person.
It certainly doesn't hurt to have the system set for multiple people just in case you want to add another user

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     Choose what directory you want the system to be stored in
Click OK

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     Click New to create a new user account for pegasus

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     Create a user name for Pegasus and select if you want that user to have Administrative privileges

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     The Pegasus user account has now been created
Click Close

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     Pegasus now requires a log in, provide the system with your Pegasus user name just created

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     Click Next

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     Enter your full email address
Click Next

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     User name will depend on your email provider. Most email providers use the full email address as the user name
Enter your email password
Click Next

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     Enter the Outgoing (SMTP) server that your email provider has listed
Click Next

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     Choose your internet connection method
Click Next

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     Click Finish
If you need to make special configuration changes such as port numbers or authentication continue to changing an account.

Making Changes to an already existing email account

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     To make changes to an already existing email account, choose Network Configuration from the File menu

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     In General
You can change the email address and the time out

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     In Receiving (POP3)
You can change the incoming server port information
The User name may have to be changed to your entire email address if you are having problems connecting
The email password can be changed here
The incoming mail port, the size of the emails you will accept, how often to check for email, if you want to leave a copy or delete the message off the server

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     In Sending (SMTP)
You can change the outgoing server and the port information
If outgoing mail requires authentication that can be done here

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     To set up an IMAP account
From the Tools menu, choose IMAP profiles

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     Click New if setting up a new account

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     Enter the information provided by your email provider

Spam / Junk mail Filtering

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     From the Tools menu, choose Mail Filtering rules
You can set up rules to sort junk mail and spam