Email/IMAP/Evolution

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Setting up Evolution with IMAP

When creating an account in the Evolution mail client you will follow the prompts of the Evolution Account Assistant. Select Continue to proceed.

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If you have a previous backup of Evolution mail client click the Restore from a backup file radio button. Then click in the field to the right to navigate to where you have the backup file on your computer. If you do not have a backup file, skip this step.

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Enter your name and email address into the Required Information fields. Then select Continue.

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Select your Server Type from the drop-down menu at the top of the screen. Then enter your information into the configuration section below. Select SSL for the encryption method. Then select Continue.

For more information about the IMAP and SMTP server settings, see here. [Server Settings]

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You will then be prompted for receiving options for your account. Select the rate at which you want the mail to refresh, and other preferences, from the menu.

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For the outgoing mail settings select SMTP as the server type, enter in the information into the configuration section below. Select SSL for the encryption method.Then select Continue.

For more information about the IMAP and SMTP server settings, see here. [Server Settings]

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You will then be given a summary of the account you are creating. At this time you can give the account a name so that it is easily identifiable. Verify everything is correct, then select Continue to proceed.

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Finally, you will be shown the Done page. Select Apply to finalize your account.

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You will then be prompted to enter your password for the account. After you complete this your email should start populating into the Evolution mail client.

Setting up another account on Evolution

If you already have an account in the Evolution mail client and wish to add another, go to:

File > New > Mail Account

Then follow the directions in the Setting up Evolution with IMAP section.