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Netscape Messenger is the mail program that is bundled with Netscape Communicator. The newest version of Netscape is 4.74. If you don't have the newest version, or don't have Netscape at all and would like it, you can go to Netscape Download and obtain it.

When using Netscape Messenger for the first time, you will need to enter in some configuration info. Once Netscape is opened, go to the Edit menu and select Preferences. Then follow the steps and pictures below to set it up.


To start, double click on Mail and Newsgroups on the left side of the window, so that it opens up, showing the preferences under it (Identity, Mail Servers, etc.).

Your Name
- This should be your full name.
Email Address
- Your email address goes here (username@inch.com in most cases, but if you have a domain name hosted by Inch it may be something else).
Reply-to Address - This doesn't have to be filled in unless you want it to be something other than your Inch email address.
In the menu on the left, click on Mail Servers. It should look something like the next picture below...


Under Outgoing Mail Server:
Outgoing mail (SMTP) server
- mailhost.inch.com if you are a dialup, ADSL, or other NON-commercial users.
- mailhost.enterprise.inch.com if you are a commercial user (SDSL, Smart Building, T1, etc.)
Outgoing mail server user name
- This should say default.

Under Incoming Mail Server:
- If there is nothing in the white window, then click Add.
- If there is something in the white window, then select it and click Edit.
- Either way, you should see something like the window below.


Select the General tab...

Server Name
- pop.inch.com if you are a dialup, ADSL, or other NON-commercial users.
- pop.enterprise.inch.com if you are a commercial user (SDSL, Smart Building, T1, etc.)
Server Type
- This should be set to POP3 Server
User Name
- This is your Inch username (the first part of your email address, username@inch.com) or sb0----, ds0----, etc. if you have a commercial acount of some kind.
Remember Password
- Check this if you do not want to have to type in your password everytime you check your mail.

Next, select the POP tab. It should like the one below.


Leave messages on server
- We advise that this be UNCHECKED. If you leave this checked, everytime you check your mail, it will remain on the server, AND your computer. All this does is fill up your account with old emails.
- But, if you want to check your mail from multiple places (such as a computer at work, and webmail at home, for example) then you can leave it checked so that the mail will be received from both places. If you are going to leave the messages on the server, then make sure that you also check the When deleting a message locally... option so that the mail that you put in the trash and delete will not be kept on the server.

Now click OK and you'll go back to the main Preferences window. In the menu on the left, click on Newsgroup Servers. It should look something like the next picture below...


Under Newsgroup Servers:
- If there is nothing in the white window, then click Add.
- If there is something in the white window, then select it and click Edit.
- Either way, you should see something like the window below...


If you clicked Add in the previous window, then it should look like this. If you clicked Edit, it will look a little different, but juct check to make sure that the information is the same. If it's not, delete it and Add a new one.

Server
- news.inch.com is Inch's news server.
Port
- This should be left as the default, 119.

Leave the last 2 boxes unchecked.

Now click OK. It should go back to the main Preferences window. Click OK there as well.


You're done!


If you have further questions or need more help,
feel free to call our technical support at 212-243-5200, option 5.