How to Set Up Telkom Email

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How to Set Up Telkom Email
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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.

Skill level:
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Instructions

  1. 1

    Click the "Start" button and type "Windows Live Mail," then press "Enter." This opens Windows Live Mail, the mail application.

  2. 2

    Click "Add an e-mail account" to begin setting up your Telkom e-mail address.

  3. 3

    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."

  4. 4

    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."

  5. 5

    Click "Finish" to finalise your Telkom e-mail set-up.

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