What are the IMAP Configuration Details to setup an Email Client?

To configure an email client with IMAP, you can use following configuration settings according to your service with AccuWebHosting.

Windows Shared Hosting Customers


Without SSL With SSL
  • Incoming Server: mail.domain.com
  • Outgoing Server: mail.domain.com
  • Username: Full email address
  • Password: Email account password
  • Incoming Port: IMAP 143
  • Outgoing Mail server (SMTP) Port: 25 or 587
  • SSL: NO
  • SMTP Authentication Required
  • Incoming Server: mail.domain.com
  • Outgoing Server: mail.domain.com
  • Username: Full email address
  • Password: Email account password
  • Incoming Port: IMAP 993
  • Outgoing Mail server (SMTP) Port: 465
  • SSL: YES
  • SMTP Authentication Required
  • Accept certificate mismatch alert**

**NOTE: While configuring an email client over SSL/TLS, you may receive certificate mismatch error/alert. An error could be different depending on the email client you use. You will have to accept this error and proceed further to configure an email client.

Linux Shared Hosting Customers


Without SSL With SSL
  • Incoming Server: mail.domain.com
  • Outgoing Server: mail.domain.com
  • Username: Full email address
  • Password: Email account password
  • Incoming Port: IMAP 143
  • Outgoing Mail server (SMTP) Port: 25, 26 or 587
  • SSL: NO
  • SMTP Authentication Required
  • Incoming Server: mail.domain.com
  • Outgoing Server: mail.domain.com
  • Username: Full email address
  • Password: Email account password
  • Incoming Port: IMAP 993
  • Outgoing Mail server (SMTP) Port: 465
  • SSL: YES
  • SMTP Authentication Required
  • Accept certificate mismatch alert**

**NOTE: While configuring an email client over SSL/TLS, you may receive certificate mismatch error/alert. An error could be different depending on the email client you use. You will have to accept this error and proceed further to configure an email client.


VPS Hosting Customers

Without SSL
  • Incoming Server: mail.domain.com
  • Outgoing Server: mail.domain.com
  • Username: Email address
  • Password: Email account password
  • Incoming Port: IMAP 143
  • Outgoing Mail server (SMTP) Port: 25 or 587
  • SSL: NO
  • SMTP Authentication Required

By default, SSL/TLS would not be configured in Linux (Dovecot) and Windows (SmarterMail) mail servers. If you wish to have secure IMAP in VPS, follow below mentioned tutorials to secure SmarterMail and Dovecot mail server respectively.




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