* Quick Email Settings FAQ

Setting up and managing your email accounts.

  • You must first login to your account at: https://billing.mainehost.net/clientarea.php
  • Once logged in, on the menu click on My Services > My Services
  • Select your domain name from the list.
  • Scroll down and click on the Email Accounts icon.
  • Here you can manage all of your email accounts, passwords, and perform automated configurations for your email client.
  • Here is a full set of email video tutorials to better help you setup and manage all the aspects of your email.

Manual Email Settings

Secure SSL/TLS Settings - Recommended

Username: IE: you@yourdomain.com
Password: Use the email account's password.
Incoming Server:
  • yourdomain.com
  • IMAP Port: 993 (Recommended)
  • POP3 Port: 995
Outgoing Server:
  • yourdomain.com
  • SMTP Port: 465
Authentication is required for IMAP, POP3, and SMTP.


Non-SSL Settings - NOT Recommended
Username: you@yourdomain.com
Password: Use the email account's password.
Incoming Server:
  • mail.yourdomain.com
  • IMAP Port: 143 (Recommended)
  • POP3 Port: 110
Outgoing Server:
  • mail.yourdomain.com
  • SMTP Port: 587
Authentication is required for IMAP, POP3, and SMTP.


  • IMAP email access coordinates between the server and your mail application. Messages that have been read/deleted/replied to will show up as such, both on the server and in the mail application.
  • POP3 does not coordinate with the server. Messages marked as read/deleted/replied to in the mail application will not show up as such on the server. This means that future mail downloads with POP3 will show all messages as unread.
  • Outgoing mail is sent using SMTP.
  • We recommend using SSL/TLS since it provides increased security for your interactions with the remote mail server.
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