HughesNet Email Setup for Eudora

  1. Launch Eudora.
  2. From the Tools menu, select Personalities. The Personalities pane appears.
  3. Right-click inside the Personalities pane to display the pop-up menu.
  4. Select New.... The New Account Wizard appears.
  5. Select Create a brand new account.
  6. Click Next.
  7. In the Personality Name field, enter an arbitrary name for this account. This is a name that the user will use to distinguish this account from any others they might have.
  8. Click Next.
  9. Enter the name in the Your Name field. This name will appear in the From field of the email messages that are sent.
  10. Click Next.
  11. In the Email Address field, enter the e-mail address:

    username@hughes.net

  12. Click Next.
  13. In the Login Name field, enter the complete email address:

    username@hughes.net

  14. Click Next.
  15. In the Incoming Server field, enter the name of the mail server, like this:

    mail.hughes.net

  16. Select the e-mail protocol you want to use.
    1. If you select POP3, all of the email messages will be downloaded to the computer.
    2. If you select IMAP, the user can remotely preview their email messages without downloading them.
  17. Click Next.
  18. In the Outgoing Server field, enter the name of your SMTP server:
    smtp.hughes.net
    When configuring your POP3 logon, be sure to use the complete email address (username@hughes.net). In order to send email using your email client, you MUST use SMTP authentication. When configuring your SMTP server information, enable SMTP authentication then enter your email account (username@hughes.net) and your password. Passwords are case sensitive. View your email client help file for more information.
    • Note: SMTP authentication is not the same as SSL. Do not enable SAP or SSL in your configuration.
  19. Make sure that Allow Authentication is selected.
  20. Click Next.
  21. Click Finish.

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