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New account

Process of adding a new Account.

To begin, type your email address and password.

ProfiMail will try to automatically determine settings needed to connect to your mail account.

When auto-configuration completes, successfully or not, you'll have possibility to Edit account settings.

Account will be definitely added when you click Save in the Account editor.


Automatic configuration

ProfiMail will attempt to automatically detect mail settings in this order:

  1. Mozilla autoconfiguration - settings stored on your mail server, or in Mozilla database.
  2. Detection by probing mail server and trying to log in, using provided email address and password.
    IMAP protocol is preferred over POP3 in auto-detection. See also IMAP vs POP3.
profimail/op/new_account.txt · Last modified: 2013/01/02 22:39 (external edit)