Setting up your Internet Service Provider's (ISP's) e-mail with your desktop e-mail client is useful if you want quick and succinct access to your e-mail account. Telkom Internet is an ISP that also offers e-mail services for its clients. If you have a Telkom e-mail address and want to set up the email properly on your home computer, then you need to know various settings provided by the ISP. Microsoft bundles an inbuilt e-mail application with each operating system, which allows you to set up your e-mail address with it.
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Click the "Start" button and type "Windows Live Mail," then press "Enter." This opens Windows Live Mail, the mail application.
Click "Add an e-mail account" to begin setting up your Telkom e-mail address.
Enter your Telkom address in the space provided and enter the password to login to your account. Enter a Display Name, then click "Manually configure server settings for e-mail account." Click "Next."
Set the incoming mail server to POP3. Enter "pop3.Telkom.co.za" in the POP3 field, and "smtp.Telkom.co.za" in the SMTP field. Click "Next."
Click "Finish" to finalise your Telkom e-mail set-up.
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