Archive:Email addresses/IMAP

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IMAP is a protocol by which you can read freeculture.org email (if you know the passwords!).

General information

  • Server: www.freeculture.org (ignore the certificate warning for now...)
  • Security: TLS

Thunderbird

Most important setting

It's crucial that you tell Thunderbird to use TLS security. Look at #Step 10: Choose TLS security.

Walkthrough

If you want a screenshot tour to make sure you're doing things right, here you go!

Step 1: Go to Account Settings

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Step 2: Add an account

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Step 3: Make a new Email account

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Step 4: Set your identity

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Step 5: Select our mail server

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Step 6: Enter your username

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Step 7: Choose a memorable name

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Step 8: "Finish"

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Step 9: Enter the settings

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Step 10: Choose TLS security

You must choose the TLS option in the security section.

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Step 11: Read your mail!

Look at the folders and read!