How do I turn on SMTP authentication?


Here's how to do it in Outlook:

  1. Click File -> Accounts -> View or change existing e-mail accounts -> Next -> Select your account -> Change.
  2. Click -> "More Settings"
  3. Click the "Outgoing Server" tab.
  4. Check the box next to "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication."
  5. Make sure "Use same settings as my incoming mail server" is selected.
  6. Select the "Advanced" Tab.

Here's how to do it in Thunderbird:

  1. Click Tools -> Account Settings
  2. At the bottom of the left side of this window click -> Outgoing Server (SMTP)
  3. Select your email account and click -> Edit...
  4. Ensure that the "Server Name" field says "mail.YOUWEBSITEADDRESS.COM" or "mail.brownrice.com"
  5. Ensure that "Use name and password" is checked
  6. Enter your full email address in the "User Name:" field.

Here's how to do it in Mac Mail:

  1. Click Mail -> Preferences.
  2. At the bottom of the window under Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) click the up/down arrows next to server name.
  3. Click -> Edit Server List
  4. On bottom of window is Authentication: click on up/down arrows next to "None"
  5. Select "Password"
  6. Enter your full email address in the "User Name:" field.
  7. Enter your Password.
  8. Click "OK".

Here's how to do it in Entourage:

  1. Click Entourage -> Account Settings -> Mail
  2. Highlight the email account in window.
  3. At the bottom of the Account Settings window click -> Click here for advanced sending options.
  4. Check the box next to "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication."
  5. Make sure "Use same settings as my incoming mail server" is selected.
  6. Select the "Advanced" Tab.

These settings will allow you to send mail through our servers from anywhere, at anytime.

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