HughesNet Email Setup for Mozilla

  1. Launch Mozilla.
  2. From the Window menu, select Mail & Newsgroups. The Mail & Newsgroups window appears.
  3. From the Edit menu, select Mail & Newsgroups Account Settings....The Mail & Newsgroups Account Settings window appears.
  4. Click Add Account....The Account Wizard appears.
  5. Select Email account.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Enter the username in the Your Name field. This is the name that will appear in the From field of the messages that are sent from this account.
  8. Enter the email address in the E-mail Address field:

    username@hughes.net

  9. Click Next.
  10. Select the email 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.
  11. Enter the hostname of your email server in the Incoming Server field:

    mail.hughes.net

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

    username@hughes.net

  14. Click Next.
  15. In the Account Name field, enter an arbitrary name for this account. Use this name to distinguish this account from any others that the user might have.
  16. Click Next. The Account Wizard displays the settings that are entered. If any of the settings are incorrect, click Back to return to the previous steps.
  17. Click Finish. The new account now appears in the Mail & Newsgroups Account Settings window.
  18. In the account list, select Outgoing Server (SMTP). The Outgoing Server (SMTP) Settings screen appears:
  19. In the Server Name field, enter the hostname of the 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.
  20. Select User name and password.
  21. In the User Name field, enter the complete e-mail address:

    username@hughes.net

  22. Click OK.

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