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An overview of OVH email

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You can send and receive emails via our Webmail by clicking here.

Access a guide on how to use Webmail [url=https://www.ovh.co.uk/fr/hosting/guides/g1302.webmail_guide_utilisation_roundcube"] here[/url].

Here is the information you need to enter to set up an IMAP email account.

Configure IMAP with SSL security enabled or disabled:

Email address: Your full email address. Password: The password you set in the Control Panel. User name: Your full OVH email address. Incoming server The incoming mail server:SSL0.OVH.NET Incoming server port:993 or 143 Outgoing server: The outgoing mail server SSL0.OVH.NET Outgoing server port:465 or 587

Ports 143 and 587 correspond to a disabled SSL Security. Ports 993 and 465 correspond to enabled SSL security.

  • You have to enable authentication for the SMTP outgoing server.

| Ports | SSL enabled | SSL disabled | |Incoming|993|143| |Outgoing|465|587|

POP configuration

Here is the information you need to enter to set up a POP email account.

Configure POP with SSL security enabled or disabled:

Email address: Your full email address. Password: The password you set in the Control Panel. User name: Your full OVH email address. Incoming server The incoming mail server: SSL0.OVH.NET Incoming server port: 995 or 110 Outgoing server: The outgoing mail server: SSL0.OVH.NET Outgoing server port:465[/] or 587

Ports 110 and 587 correspond to a disabled SSL Security. Ports 995 and 465 correspond to an enabled SSL Security.

  • You have to enable authentication for the outgoing SMTP server.

| Ports | SSL enabled | SSLdisabled | |Incoming|995|110| |Outgoing|465|587|

Reminder on authentication

The outgoing server must be authenticated so that you can send emails without any issues.

Otherwise, this error may occur:

"553 sorry, that domain isn't allowed to be relayed thru this MTA (#5.7.1)"
  • Make sure that SMTP authentication for outgoing messages is enabled in your email client.