Settings for different email service providers

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This article lists email server settings of common email service providers in one place. These settings can be used for manually setting up a "General email" account, which is described in detail here.

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Kolumbus & Saunlahti (Elisa)

Yahoo! Mail

Helsinki University webmail

Microsoft account, Outlook.com, Live & Hotmail (IMAP)

Gmail (IMAP)

 

Kolumbus & Saunalahti (Elisa)

Kolumbus and Saunalahti customers can all use the below settings. If you suspect that these settings are out of date, please see Elisa’s support page.

Incoming Mail Server
• Server address: mail.kolumbus.fi
• Secure connection: SSL
• Port: 993

Outgoing mail server
• Server address: smtpa.kolumbus.fi
• Secure connection: SSL
• Port: 465
• Authentication required: activated

Username: your email address
Password: your email account’s password
Accept untrusted certificates: try first without activating this selection
 
If you need to verify your username and password, please try logging in in Elisa’s Webmail page.

Yahoo! Mail

If you suspect that the below settings aren't up to date, please visit the Yahoo! support page to check for more up to date settings.
 
Incoming Mail Server
• Server address: imap.mail.yahoo.com
• Secure connection: SSL
• Port: 993

Outgoing mail server
• Server address: smtp.mail.yahoo.com
• Secure connection: SSL
• Port: 465 or 587 (try 587 only if 465 fails)
• Authentication required: activated

Username: your email address
Password: your email account’s password


Helsinki University Webmail

As of 2015, it is possible to set up your Helsinki Uni Webmail account as an Exchange account in addition to an IMAP account. Read more about this here.

Helsinki Webmail IMAP settings

Incoming mail server
• Server address: posti.mappi.helsinki.fi
• Secure connection: StartTLS
• Port: 143

Outgoing mail server
• Server address: smtp.helsinki.fi
• Secure connection: StartTLS
• Port: 587
• Authentication required: activated

Username: your webmail username
Password: your webmail password

If unsure of your log-in credentials, please try logging in here.

Helsinki Webmail Exchange settings

To begin configuring the Webmail account as an Exchange account, tap “Manual setup” and enter the details listed below:

  •     Email address: your.name@helsinki.fi
  •     Username: webmailusername@ad.helsinki.fi
  •     Password: your webmail password
  •     Domain: leave empty
  •     Server address: outlook.office365.com
  •     Port: 443
  •     Secure connection: activated

 

Microsoft account, Outlook.com, Live & Hotmail (IMAP)

 
You can add your Microsoft account (previously Hotmail and Live) as an Exchange account to your device, and this has its benefits. Read more about setting up Exchange accounts here. You can however also add these accounts as IMAP accounts to your device.

Incoming mail server
• Server address: imap-mail.outlook.com
• Secure connection: SSL
• Port: 993

Outgoing mail server
• Server address: smtp-mail.outlook.com
• Secure connection: TLS
• Port: 587
• Authentication required: activated

Username: your full email address
Password: your password

Gmail (IMAP)

You can add your Google account to your device to enable other benefits provided by Google, such as calendar and contacts sync. Read more about this here. You can however also add these accounts as IMAP accounts to your device, which will only sync your GMail emails to your device.

Incoming mail server
• Server address: imap.gmail.com
• Secure connection: SSL
• Port: 993

Outgoing mail server
• Server address: smtp.gmail.com
• Secure connection: SSL
• Port: 465
• Authentication required: activated

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