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Configuring an IMAP email account in Opera Mail

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Configuring an IMAP email account in Opera Mail

This demo assumes you’ve already opened Opera.

Click on the Opera icon to access your Mail Accounts.

Click Mail and Chat Accounts.

You will get a popup asking you to create an account. Click Yes!

You will get a new popup asking for the account type. Just leave Email selected.

Now click on next.

Now type your real name.

Type your email address.

Click on Next to continue

Type your company name.

Type your username which should be your full email address, for example, username@domain.com

Type your password here.

Make sure you select IMAP.

Click on Next to continue…

Generally, on a cPanel based server, the mail server name format is mail.yourdomain.tld

You will be asked to enter your mail server info.

Keep them as it is. Don’t touch any other options as we will learn about it in next tutorial.

See, Opera Mail has entered that by default!

Now click on Finish to continue.

See, a sidebar has been opened.

Congraulations! You have successfully configured an IMAP email account in Opera Mail.

There you can see all the menu options and mail folders.

This is the end of the tutorial. Now you know how to configure an IMAP email account in Opera Mail.

Configuring a POP email account with SSL in Opera Mail

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Configuring a POP email account with SSL in Opera Mail

This demo assumes you’ve already opened Opera.

Click on the Opera icon to access Mail Accounts.

Click Mail and Chat Accounts.

You will get a popup asking you to create an account. Click Yes.

You will get a new popup asking for the account type. Just leave Email selected.

Now click on next.

Now type your real name.

Type your email address.

Click on Next to continue.

Type your company name.

Type your username which should be your full email address, for example, username@domain.com

Type password here.

Make sure you keep Regular email (POP) selected.

Generally, on a cPanel based server, the mail server name format is mail.yourdomain.tld

See, Opera Mail has entered that by default!

You will be asked to enter your mail server info.

To leave your messages on the server, leave this checkbox selected.

When you download email in Opera Mail, a copy is still stored on the server.

Also keep Until I permanently delete them checked, so it doesn’t get deleted when you delete them in Opera Mail.

Select Use secure connection (TLS).

Select Use secure connection (TLS) for the outgoing server too.

Please click on Finish to continue.

You may also need to change ports for the account, which we will learn in the next tutorial.

See, a sidebar has been opened.

Congraulations! You have successfully configured a POP email account in Opera Mail.

There you can see all the menu options and mail folders.

This is the end of the tutorial. Now you know how to configure a POP email account with SSL in Opera Mail.

Configuring a POP email account in Opera Mail

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Configuring a POP email account in Opera Mail

This demo assumes you’ve already opened Opera.

Click on the Opera icon to access Mail Accounts.

Click Mail and Chat Accounts.

You will get a popup asking you to create an account. Click Yes.

You will get a new popup asking for the account type. Just leave Email selected.

Now click Next.

Now type your Real Name.

Type your Email Address.

Click on Next to continue.

Type your Company Name.

Type your username which should be your full email address, for example, username@domain.com.

Type your password here.

Make sure you leave Regular Email (POP) selected.

Generally, on a cPanel server, the mail server name format is mail.yourdomain.tld

Opera Mail has entered that by default!

You will be asked to enter your mail server info.

To keep your messages on the server, leave this box selected.

When you download email in Opera Mail, a copy is still stored on the server.

Also keep Until I permanently delete them checked, so they don’t get deleted when you delete them in Opera Mail.

Leave Use secure connection (TLS) unselected.

Leave Use secure connection (TLS) unselected too. We will learn about SSL account creaton in the next tutorial.

Click Finish to continue.

See, a sidebar has been opened.

Congraulations! You have successfully configured a POP email account in Opera Mail.

There you can see all the menu options and mail folders.

This is the end of the tutorial. Now you know how to configure a POP email account in Opera Mail.

Configuring custom ports in Opera Mail

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Configuring custom ports in Opera Mail

This demo assumes you’ve already opened Opera.

Click on the Opera icon to access your Mail Accounts.

Click Mail and Chat Accounts.

You will see a list of your accounts. Choose the one for which you want to change ports.

Please click on Edit to continue…

Please click the servers tab.

Please note that for POP mail, the SSL port should be 995.

And for SMTP mail, the SSL port should be 465.

So let’s change the ports now!

Change the port for the POP server to 995.

Change the port for the SMTP server to 465.

Please click on OK to continue…

You have successfully set the custom ports.

This is the end of the tutorial. Now you know how to configure custom ports in Opera Mail.

Configuring an IMAP email account with SSL in Opera Mail

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Configuring an IMAP email account with SSL in Opera Mail

This demo assumes you’ve already opened Opera.

Click on the Opera icon to access your Mail Accounts.

Click Mail and Chat Accounts.

You will get a popup asking you to create an account. Click Yes!

You will get a new popup asking for the account type. Just leave Email selected.

Now click on next.

Now type your real name.

Type your email address.

Click on Next to continue.

Type your company name.

Type your username which should be your full email address, for example, username@domain.com

Type your password here.

Make sure you select IMAP.

Click on Next to continue…

Generally, on a cPanel based server, the mail server name format is mail.yourdomain.tld

You will be asked to enter your mail server info.

See, Opera Mail has entered that by default! Keep them as it is.

Now select Use secure connection (TLS) for the incoming server.

Now please select Use secure connection (TLS) for the outgoing server.

Good! Now click on Finish to continue..

See, a sidebar has been opened.

Congraulations! You have successfully configured an IMAP email account in Opera Mail.

There you can see all the menu options and mail folders.

This is the end of the tutorial. Now you know how to configure an IMAP email account with SSL in Opera Mail.

How to change your email password in Opera Mail

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to change your email password in Opera Mail

This demo assumes you’ve already opened Opera.

Click on the Opera icon to access your Mail Accounts.

This tutorial will teach you how to change your password in Opera Mail. To change the actual password of an email account, you will need to go to your hosting account.

Click Mail and Chat Accounts.

You will see a list of your accounts. Choose the one for which you want to change the email password.

Please click on Edit to continue…

Please click on the Servers tab.

You can change the passwords here for Incoming and Outgoing servers.

Let’s change the Incoming server’s password. Click here.

Please change the password for the Outgoing SMTP server.

Please click on Ok to continue…

You have successfully changed the password!

This is the end of the tutorial. Now you know how to change the password in Opera Email.

How to setup email signatures in Opera Mail

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to setup email signatures in Opera Mail

This demo assumes you’ve already opened Opera.

Click on the Opera icon to access your Mail Accounts.

Click Mail and Chat Accounts.

You will see a list of your accounts. Choose the one for which you want to set an email signature.

Please click on Edit to continue…

Please click on the Outgoing tab.

Please click on the Edit signature tab.

As you can see, you will be able to use both HTML and plain text signatures.

Here is the screen where you can add/edit your signature.

You will get a full WYSIWYG editor, so it will made editing easier.

Let’s add our own signature!

Click on Save to continue.

Click OK to continue.

You have successfully set the signature.

This is the end of the tutorial. Now you know how to set a signature in Opera Mail.

How to delete an email account in Opera Mail

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to delete an email account in Opera Mail

This demo assumes you’ve already opened Opera.

Click on the Opera icon to access your Mail Accounts.

This tutorial will teach you how to delete an email account in Opera Mail. To delete an actual email account, you will need to go to your hosting account.

Click Mail and Chat Accounts.

You will see a list of your accounts. Choose the one that you want to delete.

Please click on Delete to continue…

You will be asked if you want locally stored messages to be removed.

Just click on Ok to continue.

You have successfully deleted the account.

This is the end of the tutorial. Now you know how to delete an email account in Opera Mail.