Getting started guide: Email Exchange
When you activate your hosted Email Exchange you gain the ability to create Mailboxes/Email Accounts within Microsoft Exchange 2013.
Table of Contents
- How to Create a Mailbox/Email Account
- How to access your Email Account
- Outlook Desktop Access
- Quick Email Settings
- Outlook Web Access
- Outlook Mobile Access
- Spam Protection
How to Create a Mailbox/Email Account
The very first step required for using the email service on your Exchange server is to create the mailboxes in your Exchange Manager. Once you have set up your mailbox in the Exchange Manager, you can begin to use your email. View the guide below for instrucitons.
The next sections will guide you on how to access your email.
How to access your Email Account
Before you begin to set up your email client, you must first decide how you would like to access your email. You can use many programs to check your email. You can use a Desktop Program like Outlook, Mac Mail, or Thunderbird. You can use webmail also known as Web Access to check from any location using your web browser. You can also use a third party program like Google Apps. Additionally, you have the option of using your iPhone, Android, or other mobile device.
Outlook Desktop Access
Most popular email clients that most users are familiar with include Microsoft Outlook and Mac Mail. You can use any mail program you want to connect to Microsoft Exchange. These tutorials will guide you setting up your email client.
Quick Email Settings
You will need these settings to configure your email client. Each client will have different layouts. This is the basic set of information that any email client will need.
|Username||Your full e-mail address|
|Password||Your e-mail account password|
|Incoming Port||POP3 110 or IMAP 143|
|Outgoing Mail server (SMTP) Port||587|
|Secure Authentication or SPA||Needs to be turned off|
Outlook Web Access
Outlook Web Access (OWA) allows you to check your email from within your browser, such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Chrome. Web Access requires no configuration settings. You can simply log into Web Access and check your email from anywhere at any time. The tutorial link below will guide you on how to log in to Web Access.
- Click on My Account link at the top of this page.
- Click on Email Login link.
- Select Exchange Mailbox from the drop-down menu and click Login.
- Enter your Email address and Password.
- Click Sign in.
Outlook Mobile Access
You can configure your mobile phone, notepad or any mobile device to connect to your Exchange email. These tutorial links will guide you in setting up email on some common mobile devices.
Learn how to control and stop spam. The tutorial links below will guide you configuring your spam control.
Other email related options
There are many options and configuration settings within your Exchange Manager. Learn more about them from the tutorial links below.
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- How to Backup Outlook
- How to Create a new Email Exchange address
- How to Reset your Email password for Email Exchange
- Where is my Exchange Manager password?
- What is the difference between Email Hosting and Email Exchange?
- Set up multiple emails on one account with Exchange
- How to log in to Outlook Web Access (OWA)
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