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Email Client Configuration: Eudora Pro

How to Configure Eudora Pro to Access Email?

To configure your Eudora Pro email client, please follow the below:

  1. In Eudora, select Options from the Tools pull-down menu.
  2. Click the Getting Started category. For Return Address, enter your email address.
  3. For Mail Server (Incoming), enter
  4. For Login Name, enter the popID that you selected when you created your POP account.
  5. For SMTP Server (Outgoing), enter With these basic settings, you should be able to retrieve email from the name mailbox by selecting Check Mail from the File pull-down menu.

Changing Ports

Eudora for Windows

Eudora has chosen to hide the Port change option in version 6.0 and up, making it more difficult to make this change. To enable changing ports:

  1. Navigate to your Eudora install directory.
  2. Look in the Eudora directory for the directory "extrastuff".
  3. In this directory is a file named "esoteric.epi".
  4. Drag, copy or move this file into the main Eudora directory.

    After that, there will now be extra option listed, including a Ports page.

To change the outgoing (SMTP) mail port:

  1. Launch the Eudora.
  2. Click the drop-down from the tools menu, and choose the Options button.
  3. Click on Ports.
  4. Change the port from default 25 to 26.
  5. Click the OK button.
  6. Restart the Eudora.

Eudora for Mac

As above, Eudora has hidden the ports option in version 6.0 and up. To change the outgoing mail port from:

  1. For version 6.0 and up, quit Eudora and look in the Eudora Application Folder for the folder "Extras".

    In this folder is a file "Esoteric Settings". Drag this file into the "Eudora Stuff" folder.

  2. Launch the Eudora.
  3. Drop down the Special menu, and choose Settings.
  4. Click on Ports and Protocols.
  5. Change the port from default 25 to 26.
  6. Click the OK button.
  7. Restart the Eudora.

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