How do I set up an Email Client with 123-mail?

These FAQs will show you how to add your 123 Reg email address to various email clients

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How do I set up my email with Microsoft Outlook?

The following steps will help you to set up your email with Microsoft Outlook.

Please note: You can use the below steps to set up any mailbox. You will, however, need to use your provider’s details instead when we mention ours.

The instructions outlined below apply to Outlook 2013, 2016 and 2019.

 

 

Step 1 of 6

Open Outlook and select File. From there, click the Add Account button.

 

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Enter the email address you wish to add and click the Advanced options heading. Once done, select the option Let me set up my account manually and click Connect.

 

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On the next page, choose the option IMAP.

 

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For the ‘Incoming mail’ section, enter imap.123-reg.co.uk as the incoming mail server and use 993 for the Port. For the encryption method, select SSL/TLS.

For the ‘Outgoing mail’ section, enter smtp.123-reg.co.uk as the outgoing mail server and use 465 for the Port. For the encryption method, select SSL/TLS.

Once done, click Next.

 

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Enter the email address password and click Connect.

 

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Your email account has now been added. Select Ok return to your inbox and start sending and receiving email.

 

How do I set up my email with Apple Mail?

The step by step instructions below will help you learn how to add a mailbox to Apple Mail.

Please note: You can use the below steps to set up any mailbox. You will however need to use your providers details when we mention ours.

 

Step 1 of 6

Open Apple Mail and click on the Mail tab in the top-left corner. From there, select the Add Account… option.

 

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Select Other Mail Account… from the list and click Continue.

Apple Mail

 

Step 3 of 6

Enter your name, the email address you wish to add as well as the email address password.

Once these details have been entered, click Sign In.

Apple Mail

 

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Several new fields will now appear. Ensure that the Account Type is set to IMAP. From there, set the Incoming Mail Server as imap.123-reg.co.uk and the Outgoing Mail Server to smtp.123-reg.co.uk.

Once done, click Sign In to continue.

Apple Mail

 

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Select the Mail and Notes icons to ensure that they’re imported into your account. Once done, click Done.

 

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Congratulations, you’ve successfully set up your email with Apple Mail.

 

Updating your Server Settings

Step 1 of 6

Open the Preferences window and select the Accounts tab, then select the account you wish to to edit the settings for from the panel on the left hand side of the window. Here you will be able to view the account type you have set up. In the below example, we are using an IMAP account.

 

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Using the tabs at the top of the window, select the Advanced page. Now ensure that the Automatically detect and maintain account settings option is not enabled.

 

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Save your changes by selecting another account or closing the account preferences box, and selecting Save when prompted.

 

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You can now go back into the account settings and make changes to the mailbox. Click on the Advanced settings tab and set the SSL port to 993 and set the authentication as Password.

 

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Next you will need to update your SMTP port and out going server information. From the Accounts page, click on the SMTP drop down at the bottom of the list, and then select edit SMTP server list.

 

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This will take you to your SMTP information. Set the port to 465 and the authentication to password, and click the OK button to confirm your changes.

 

How do I set up my email with Mozilla Thunderbird?

This FAQ will help you to set up your mailbox with Mozilla Thunderbird.

Please note: You can use the below steps to set up any mailbox. You will however
need to use your providers details when we mention ours.

 

Step 1 of 5

Start Mozilla Thunderbird and select the 3-bar icon in the top-right corner. Choose New from the drop-down menu that appears.

 

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From there, select the option Existing Mail Account from the next menu.

 

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Enter your name, the email address you wish to add as well as the email address password.

Tick the Remember password option and then select the Continue button.

Please note: Thunderbird will now attempt to set up your email. This will fail, but don’t worry we will enter the settings manually now.

 

Step 4 of 5

For the Incoming server, enter imap.123-reg.co.uk as the server hostname and set the port to 993. From there, set the SSL to SSL/TLS and the Authentication to Normal password.

For the Outgoing server, enter smtp.123-reg.co.uk as the server hostname and set the port to 465. From there, set the SSL as SSL/TLS and the authentication as Normal password.

Once done, enter your email address as the username.

Once you have entered these settings, select the Done button.

 

Step 5 of 5

That’s it, you’re now ready to start sending and receiving email straight away.

 

How do I set up my email with Outlook.com (Web Client)

This FAQ will help you to set up your mailbox with the Outlook.com web client.

Please note: You can use the below steps to set up any mailbox. You will however need to use your providers details when we mention ours.

 

Step 1 of 6

Log in to your Outlook.com email account. Click on the Settings icon (represented by a gear) in the top-right corner and then select View all Outlook settings.

 

Step 2 of 6

On the pop-up menu, select the Email tab, followed by Sync email. From there, choose the option Other email accounts under Add a connected account.

 

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Enter your name as the display name, along with your email address you wish to add and its password.

Once done, tick the option Manually configure account settings (POP, IMAP, or send-only account) and click OK.

 

Step 4 of 6

Several new fields will now be visible. Enter your email address once more into the Username field and ensure that the option IMAP/SMTP connection settings is selected below the Choose your connection type heading.

 

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Once done, scroll down and enter imap.123-reg.co.uk as the Incoming (IMAP) server address and set the Incoming server port to 993.

Make sure that the Authentication is set to Basic and the Encryption is set to SSL.

For the Outgoing (SMTP) server, enter smtp.123-reg.co.uk and then use 465 for the Outgoing server port.

Once done, click OK.

 

Step 6 of 6

After a few moments, your inbox will be set up and ready to go.

 

How do I add my mailbox to my Gmail account?

This FAQ will help you to set up your mailbox with Google Gmail

Please note: You can use the below steps to set up any mailbox. You will however need to use your providers details when we mention ours.

 

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In the top right hand corner click on the Settings button and then click on Settings.

click on the settings icon within gmail

 

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Click on the Account and Import tab and then the Add a POP3 mail account you own link

click on the account and import tab

Gmail is only available with the POP3 mail protocol.

 

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Enter the email address of the mailbox you wish to add. Then click on the Next Step button.

Enter your email address

 

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Enter the email address you wish to add as the username. Then input your email address password in the password field.

Enter pop.123-reg.co.uk as the POP server and set the port to 995.

Tick the three options as shown below and then click on the Add Account button.

enter your mailbox settings

 

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You can now retrieve your email through Gmail. To set up sending emails from your mailbox tick the Yes option and then click the Next Step button.

account has been added

 

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Enter your name and tick the option Treat as an alias. Now click on the Next Step button.

set up outgoing server settings

 

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Enter smtp.123-reg.co.uk as the SMTP Server and set the Port to 465.

Input the email address you are adding as the username and the email address password as the password.

Tick the option Secured connection using SSL and the click on the Add Account button.

set up smtp server

 

Step 9 of 10

You will now be send a verification email. You can either click the link in the email or grab the verification code from the email and enter it here.

verify your email address

 

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That’s it you’re all done and ready to start using your mailbox through Gmail.

 

ready to start using gmail

 

Please note: You will need to change the sending address to send from your added email address.

change your sending address