If you are looking for your outgoing server settings for Hostgator email then you must be trying to setup your email on a third party email program. For example you might want to receive your Hostgator emails to Outlook or Thunderbird which is installed on your computer. There is no problem with setting up a Hostgator email account in any other program, the only thing is, we will need to exact server settings for Hostgator to get the email working correctly. Each mail server has its own specific email server settings and once you have these details and they are entered in correctly, you will be receiving emails in no time!
Where can you find the outgoing server settings for Hostgator email?
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1. You will need to sign into your Hostgator cpanel.
2. Once you are in there go to the Mail section.
3. Click on the Email Accounts icon. See the screen shot below.
4. Now you have two options. To create a new email account or get the details for an existing one. But in this case we are looking for the outgoing server settings for Hostgator.
5. To see the details of an existing email account press the drop down arrow next to the more button. See the screen shot below.
6. Then choose configure email client to see the details and settings you need.
7. You will see the manual details including the outgoing server settings for Hostgator email there. Copy the text and save it to a notepad file to store on your computer.
Now you have your outgoing server settings for Hostgator!
Here is another tutorial on how to put your Hostgator settings into Outlook.
Notes on outgoing server settings for Hostgator:
- Once you have the settings it is easy to setup your preferred email program to receive your Hostgator emails.
One simple number can make a difference to your outgoing server settings for Hostgator so you should make sure you have the right details.