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2.24.2.11.4. Configuring the Claws Mail mail client

Connection settings

General settings

The settings are the same for both incoming and outgoing mail
Email address (username or login) Full mailbox name, including @ symbol and domain name
Password Mailbox password
Server address mail.adm.tools

Incoming mail

Setting options for incoming mail
Protocol Port Encryption Description
IMAP 993 SSL/TLS Allows you to synchronize mail with the server over a secure connection Recommended
143 No Allows you to synchronize mail with the server over an unsecured connection
POP3 995 SSL/TLS Allows only to receive incoming mail from the server via a secure connection, sent and other messages are not synchronized
110 No Allows only to receive incoming mail from the server via unprotected, sent and other messages are not synchronized

Outgoing mail

Setting options for outgoing mail
Protocol Port Encryption Description
SMTP 465 SSL/TLS Allows only to send mail over a secure connection Recommended
25 No Allows only to send mail over an unsecured connection
2525 No Allows only to send mail over an unsecured connection

When you start the mail client for the first time Claws Mail a wizard opens, with the help of which the first mail account is configured. Subsequent mail accounts are configured through the menu.

To configure the Claws Mail mail client using the wizard, do the following:
  1. Start your mail client.
  2. On the page "Welcome to Claws Mail»Click«Forward»:
  3. On the page "About You»Fill in the fields and click«Forward»:
    • «Your name»- enter your name in any form.
    • «Your email address"- specify mailbox name.
  4. On the page "Receiving mail"Specify the settings for incoming mail and click"Forward»:
    • «Server type"- select"IMAP».
    • «Server address"- specify mail.adm.tools.
    • «Username"- specify mailbox name.
    • «Password"- specify mailbox password.
    • «Use SSL/TLS to connect to receiving server"- check the box.
    • «IMAP server directory"- specify INBOX. (with a dot).
  5. On the page "Sending mail"Specify the settings for outgoing mail and click"Forward»:
    • «SMTP server address"- specify mail.adm.tools.
    • «Use authentication"- check the box.
    • «Use SSL/TLS to connect to SMTP server"- check the box.
  6. On the page "Configuration finished»Click«Save»:
  7. If, when connecting, a window appears with a notification about an unknown certificate, click in it “Accept and save»:
  8. Check your mail.