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Pegasus Mail Version 4.4 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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     Click Next

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     Enter your full email address
Click Next

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     Enter your POP3, (incoming), mail server information your email provider gave you
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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     Since Pegasus is based on a time when almost all email accounts went through the Internet Service Provider and their systems used a user name, not an email address
if your email provider, (and many of them do), requires the full email address, not just a user name- you will get this warning
Click OK

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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
This is also where you can go to set up another email account.

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     In Receiving (POP3)
You can tell the system how often to check for new mail
To make more advanced changes, select the email account and click Edit

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     In Receiving (POP3) General
You can tell the system how often to check for new mail
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, 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 Receiving (POP3) Download Controls
Check this section if you want to filter mail server side
If you have problems with either multiple messages or receiving large messages, check your download control settings

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     In Sending (SMTP)
You can change the outgoing server connection preferences
For more advanced settings, select the email account and click Edit

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     In Sending (SMTP) General
You can change the outgoing server and the port information

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     In Sending (SMTP) Security
You can set the outgoing server authentication

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

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     From the Tools menu, choose Spam and content controls
You can set up a Whitelist system, you can use spamhalter

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     Spamhalter is an adaptive filtering system that you train to recognize and sort spam

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     In the Icon section, click the envelope in the filter

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     Click Add Rule.
Pegasus offers a number of ways to filter email



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