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What is the required information to set up e-mail clients?


1&1 suggests the use of IMAP over POP3. See why - What does IMAP mean?

FOR IMAP PROTOCOL


Server Type: IMAP
Incoming Server: imap.1and1.com
IMAP port: 143
IMAP port with SSL enabled: 993

Outgoing Server (SMTP): smtp.1and1.com
SMTP port: 25 or 587
Outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication (user name and password)
Optional: Secure SMTP encryption using TLS (using either port)

Account name/User name: Your full 1&1 e-mail address
Password: Your e-mail account's password



FOR POP3 PROTOCOL


Server Type: POP3
Incoming Server: pop.1and1.com
POP3 port: 110
POP3 port with SSL enabled: 995

Outgoing Server (SMTP): smtp.1and1.com
SMTP port: 25 or 587
Outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication (user name and password)
Optional: Secure SMTP encryption using TLS (using either port)

Account name/User name: Your full 1&1 e-mail address
Password: Your e-mail account's password



Please reference Setting up e-mail clients (Outlook, Mac OS X Mail, Thunderbird, etc.) for more help on configuring your e-mail account in an e-mail client.


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