Setting Up Evolution

Use this tutorial to understand how to set up Evolution to work with your email account.

To Set Up Evolution

  1. From the Edit menu, select Preferences.
  2. Select Mail Accounts, and click Add(+).
  3. In the Account Management screen, enter a name to identify this account and click Forward.
  4. In the Identity screen, enter your full name, email address and any optional information you want to include and then click Forward.
  5. In the Receiving Email screen, select POP from the Server Type list and complete the following fields. When you are finished click Forward.
    • Under Configuration, in the Server field, enter as your incoming server name.
    • In the User Name field, enter your email address.
    • From the Authentication Type list, select Password.
  6. In the Receiving Options screen, set your preferences and click Forward.
  7. In the Sending Email screen, select SMTP from the Server Type list and complete the following fields. When you are finished, click Forward.
  8. Click Apply to complete the configuration process.
  9. NOTE: "" is an SMTP relay server. In order to use this server to send emails, you must first activate SMTP relay on your email account. To do this, log in to your Account Manager and go to your Manager Email Accounts page to set up SMTP relay. If you do not have SMTP relay set up and your Internet Service Provider (ISP) allows it, you can use the outgoing mail server for your Internet Service Provider. Contact your Internet Service Provider to get this setting.