Eudora 7

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Eudora 7 Setup

After installing Eudora 7 per the instructions at the Eudora Website, double-click on your Eudora icon. Eudora will begin prompting you for information. At the end of this process, it will be configured to handle your Sonic.net email using POP3. Click "Next" to get started.

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Eudora will need to know what you expect of it, so select "Create a brand new email account" and click "Next."

Step 2

Enter your name as you would like for it to appear when you send mail, and click "Next."

Step 3

Enter your Sonic.net email address and click "Next."

Step 4

You will be prompted for your User Name. This is your Sonic.net account name. This should be all lowercase, with no spaces. Click "Next" to continue.

Step 5

Your incoming mail server is named "pop.sonic.net" and is a POP server. Enter this information and click "Next."

Step 6

Your outgoing mail server is "mail.sonic.net." Enter this information and click "Next."

Step 7

Once you have provided the above information, Eudora is ready to send and receive mail through Sonic.net. Click "Finish" to wrap it up.

Finished!

Eudora 7 Settings

Recommended settings for Eudora 7. Eudora default settings are adequate for most purposes, aside from Login Name, Incoming Mail Server, and Outgoing Mail server. This document is intended as a reference for troubleshooting purposes.

Getting to your Eudora Options

To review your Eudora 7 settings, open the Tools menu in Eudora and select "Options."

Select Tools then Options

Getting Started

In the "Getting Started" category, you should have your name and return address (your Sonic.net email address). The Mail Server is "pop.sonic.net," the User Name is your Sonic.net account name, and the SMTP Server is "mail.sonic.net." Your User Name should be in lowercase.

Getting Started

Checking Mail

In the "Checking Mail" category, the Mail Server is "pop.sonic.net," your User Name is your Sonic.net account name (in lowercase). For your convenience, we recommend enabling "Send on check."

Checking Mail

Incoming Mail

In the "Incoming Mail" category, the Server configuration should be specified as "POP" and authentication should be specified as "Password." All other checkboxes should be left unmarked unless you have a compelling reason.

Incoming Mail

Sending Mail

In the "Sending Mail" category, your Email address should be your Sonic.net email address. This is the address that mail will be sent to when people reply to messages you have sent them. Your SMTP server is mail.sonic.net. For your convenience we recommend checking "Allow authentication," "Immediate Send," "Send on check," and "Use submission port (587)."

Sending Mail

Other Settings

All other categories may be set however you please, but the above categories are the most frequently relevant ones.