HughesNet Email Setup for Netscape Messenger

  1. Launch Netscape Messenger. Alternatively, launch the Netscape browser, then open the Window menu and select Mail & Newsgroups.
  2. From the Edit menu, select Mail & Newsgroups Account Settings....The Mail & Newsgroups Account Settings window appears.
  3. Click Add Account....The Account Wizard appears.
  4. Select Email account.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Enter the name in the Your Name field. This name will appear in the From field of the email messages that are sent.
  7. Enter the email address in the Email Address field:

    username@hughes.net

  8. Click Next.
  9. 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 e-mail messages without downloading them.
  10. Enter the hostname of the email server in the Incoming Server field:

    mail.hughes.net

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

    username@hughes.net

  13. Click Next.
  14. Click Finish. The new account now appears in the Mail & Newsgroups Account Settings list.
  15. Click Outgoing Server (SMTP).
  16. 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.
  17. Select User name and password.
  18. In the User Name field, enter the full e-mail address.

    username@hughes.net

  19. Click OK.

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