A POP3 mailbox is essentially a password protected area on our
server in which you store your mail. POP3 mailboxes can be created
and configured using the Mailboxes page. The number of mailboxes
you can create depends on your hosting plan.
Creating A Mailbox
To create a mailbox click 'Create Mailbox' on the Mailboxes page.
On the following screen enter the name for the mailbox, this is
the part of the email address before the @ sign which should be
no more than 20 characters long and may consist of lower case letters,
numbers and '.' only. Enter a password to be used to access this
mailbox which should be between 5 and 20 characters long and may
consist of letters and numbers only. Click 'Create Mailbox' to create
this mailbox on the system.
Changing A Mailbox Password
To change the password that is used to access a mailbox, click the
'Change Password' link corresponding to the mailbox in the listing
on the Mailboxes page. Enter a new password which should be between
5 and 20 characters long and may consist of letters and numbers
only. Click 'Change Password' to update the mailbox password.
Deleting A Mailbox
To delete a mailbox, click the 'Delete' link corresponding to the
mailbox in the listing on the Mailboxes page. You will be asked
to confirm this action before the mailbox is actually deleted. On
confirmation the mailbox including its contents will be erased from
Accessing A Mailbox
To collect email from a POP3 account you need to configure your
email program correctly. The settings you need to configure are
|Incoming (POP) Mail
||If you use our dialup service to
connect to the internet, use:
Otherwise use the SMTP mail server of the Internet Service
Provider (ISP) that you use to connect to the Internet. This
information can usually be found on your ISP's web site or
by contacting their support department.
If your Internet access provider does not have an SMTP mail
server for you to use, you can send mail through our SMTP
server shown above provided your mail client supports SMTP
authentication, authenticate with your mailbox username and
The username for a mailbox can be obtained from the Mailboxes
|| The password you specified when creating the mailbox
||This is the address shown in the 'from' field of messages
that you send. You should specify your new email address at
your domain (i.e. firstname.lastname@example.org) here in order to present
the most professional image.
How you configure these settings in your mail client will vary
slightly depending upon which program you are using. Consult the
documentation for your email software for more information.
In circumstances where you do not have access to your mail client,
you can use our web based email service at
http://webmail.siperoonline.co.uk. Login with your mailbox username
Notes On Mailboxes
Please be aware that as part of our continuous system maintenance,
we may delete read messages; and unread messages that are over 3
months old from your mailbox