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Netscape Mail 6.x/7.x Setup

Note: This setup page assumes you have a properly installed and working internet connection configured on your computer.
You can download and install the lastest Netscape from their site.

  1. Open Netscape 6 or 7 Navigator.
  2. Go to the "Task" menu and choose "Mail & Newsgroups." In 7.x go to the "Window" menu and choose "Mail and Newsgroups."
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  3. Go to the "Edit" menu and choose "Mail & Newsgroups Account Settings."
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  4. Click on the "New Account" button. (7.x "Add Account")
  5. In the Account Wizard choose "ISP or email provider" (7.x "E-Mail Account") and press the "Next" button.
  6. Type in your full name in the "Your Name" box.
  7. Type in your full e-mail address in the "Email Address" box.
  8. Press the "Next" button. Netscape 6
  9. For the type of incoming server choose "POP."
  10. For the server name enter the domain part of your e-mail address. The domain part of your address is what follows the "@" in your address. (If you e-mail address is janedoe@oregonfcu.com then the domain part is oregonfcu.com.)
  11. For the "Outgoing Server Name" enter the domain part of your e-mail address. If this section is grayed out continue to step 12 and follow the instructions at the end to change your SMTP server.
  12. Press the "Next" button. Netscape 6
  13. The "User Name" should automatically be filled in with the portion of your address before the "@" if so hit next.
  14. The "Account Name" should come up as your full e-mail address if so hit the "Next" button.
  15. Click the "Finish" button.
  16. Click on the "Server Settings" for the account you just set up.
  17. Place a check next to "Check for new mail at startup."
  18. Place a check next to "Automatically download and new messages."
  19. If your SMTP options are greyed out then proceed to the "change SMTP server" instructions below otherwise press the "Ok" button to finish your setup.
  20. Upon the first time you check your mail it will ask for a password enter it in the blank provided.
  21. Place a check next to "Use Password Manager to remember this password."
  22. Press the "Ok" button.
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To change your SMTP server

  1. Click on the "Outgoing Server (SMTP)" option.
  2. For the "Server Name" enter the domain part of your e-mail address. The domain part of your address is what follows the "@" in your address. (If you e-mail address is janedoe@oregonfcu.com then the domain part is oregonfcu.com.)
  3. Place a check next to "Use name and password."
  4. For the "User name" enter your user name which is the part of your e-mail address before the "@" symbol.
  5. Press the "Ok" button to finish your setup.
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  6. Upon the first time you check your mail it will ask for a password enter it in the blank provided.
  7. Place a check next to "Use Password Manager to remember this password."
  8. Press the "Ok" button.
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