How to set up POP or IMAP email

This guide will explain the settings you need to setup your email address using POP or IMAP. For customers using LCN Web hosting, WordPress hosting or Email hosting.

Please Note: The following settings are generic, settings such as ports may differ depending on your setup. If you’re looking for a setup guide specific to your email client, you can find these here.


Before you start you’ll need to have setup an email address in your LCN account. You can learn how to do this here.

Let’s get started…

IMAP Settings

Incoming

  • Username: yourname@yourdomain.com
  • Password: your mailbox password
  • Mail Server: mail.lcn.com
  • Port: 993
  • SSL: On
  • Authentication: Password

Outgoing (SMTP)

  • Username: yourname@yourdomain.com
  • Password: your mailbox password
  • Mail Server: mail.lcn.com
  • Port: 465
  • SSL: On
  • Authentication: Password

POP Settings


Please Note: A free LCN mailbox can not be set up as POP. If you would like to upgrade a free mailbox to a hosted mailbox see our guide here.


Incoming

  • Username: yourname@yourdomain.com
  • Password: your mailbox password
  • Mail Server: mail.lcn.com
  • Port: 995
  • SSL: On
  • Authentication: Password

Outgoing (SMTP)

  • Username: yourname@yourdomain.com
  • Password: your mailbox password
  • Mail Server: mail.lcn.com
  • Port: 465
  • SSL: On
  • Authentication: Password

  • If you need help at any stage along the way, feel free to get in touch with our friendly UK-based Support team!

    To troubleshoot problems in sending emails please see our guide here.

    That's it! You now have the settings you need to set up your LCN email as POP or IMAP.

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