DO NOT enter your mail address her but click
on "Advanced Login" .
At the next screen you will need to enter three
Firstly your mail server address. This will be your main website/email
address with the word mail (plus full stop) at the front e.g.
Then put in your full email address e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE if you collect all mail and distribute it locally you will
need to go to the main mailbox. This is normally called root,
You will then need to enter your mailbox password
Click on POP3 if not already selected then click on "Check
Mail" tosee your mail messages. These are usually in reverse
order with latest at the top.
If a mail is blocking your queue it is most likely to be the
one at the bottom of the list. You can open it by double clicking
on it or delete it by clicking on the check box then clicking
Mails with large attachments over about 500k can cause your
connect ion to "time out" and hence block you mail.
Clearing the latest mail should free your mailbox. If not check
all the messages then delete all from here.
PLEASE NOTE that deleting messages here permanently deletes
them from your mailbox and you CANNOT collect them later.
How to configure your Windows connection.
Open the 'My Computer' icon on your desktop.
Open the 'Dial-Up Networking' folder.
Open the 'Make a new connection' folder.
Enter a name for the connection e.g. 'Briefclick Dial
Up'. Press 'Next >'
Enter 0845 (if it's not already entered) as the area
code and 6042367 as the Telephone number and press 'Next>'.
Press 'Finish'. All done.
To start surfing. Right click on the Internet Explorer
icon on the desktop and select 'Properties' from the pop-up
Select the 'Connections' tab near the top of the panel.
Select the name of the connection you created above and
At the bottom of the panel enter the user name and password
we supplied. Do not select any of the other settings.
Select 'Always dial my connection'
Click 'Set as default'.
Click 'OK' and you are all set.
How to configure Outlook 2000
Select Tools then Accounts. Make sure
the 'Mail' tab is selected.
Select Add then/Mail.
In the Display Name box type your name. Press 'Next >'.
In the E-mail Address type in the address we have provided
or an address you have set up in your domain control panel.
Press 'Next >'.
Make sure the 'POP3' is selected in the 'My incoming
mail server is a'.
In the first text box enter 'mail.yourdomainname' where
yourdomainname is without the 'www' in front e.g. 'mail.thefirm.co.uk'.
In the second text box enter 'smtp..yourdomainname' where
yourdomainname is without the 'www' in front e.g. 'smtp.thefirm.co.uk'.
Press 'Next >'.
In the 'Account Name' box enter your 'name@yourdomainname'
In the 'Password' box enter the password we have provided
or you have entered in the control panel account set up.
Press 'Next >'.
Select the way you intend to access the Internet. If
we have provided you with a dial up account select 'Connect
using my phone line.'. Press 'Next >'.
If you choose 'Connect using my phone line' on the previous
screen you will now be looking at the 'Choose Modem' screen.
The active modem will automatically appear in the box
so you just need to press 'Next >'. If nothing is appearing
in the box you don't have a modem installed on the so
the previous steps were a bit of a waste.
Press 'Finish'. Congratulations, you've created a new
Just a few things to check. If you have more than one
account defined you may want to make your new account
the default, this means that out going mail will be sent
from this account, highlight the account and click the
'Set as default' button on the right of the panel. Again
if you have other accounts defined there is an option
to receive or not receive mail from each account when
you 'Send/Receive'. To access this option highlight the
account, click 'Properties' and you find the click box
'Include this account when receiving mail or synchronizing'
at the bottom of the panel .