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Android 2.3 and later

This guide will help you set up your email account on an Android device (version 2.3 and later).



This guide will help you set up your email account on an iPhone/iPad.


Mac Mail

This is a step-by-step guide for setting up your email account in Mac Mail.


Outlook 2010/2013

This is a step-by-step guide for setting up your email account in Microsoft Outlook 2010.


Outlook Express

This is a step-by-step guide for setting up your email account in Outlook Express.


Outlook for Mac 2011

This is a step-by-step guide for setting up your email account in Microsoft Outlook 2011 for Mac.


Windows Live Mail 2009

This is a step-by-step guide for setting up your email account in Windows Live Mail 2009.



Android 2.3 and later - mail03.portsit.se

We recommend that you use IMAP on mobile devices.

Click the Mail app (envelope with an @ symbol). If you don't already have an account set up, straight away you'll be asked to create an account. Fill in the email address and password you received from us, and then click Next.



Select IMAP as type of account.



Type mail03.portsit.se as the IMAP server. Your email address and password should already be filled in. Then click Next.



Fill in mail03.portsit.se as SMTP server and change the port to 366. Select "Require sign-in" and fill in your email address and password. Then click Next.



You do not need to make any changes here. Synchronizing emails and notification should already be selected. Click Next.



Fill in the name that you want displayed when you send an email and then click Done!




iPhone/iPad - mail03.portsit.se

We recommend that you use IMAP on mobile devices.

Go to Settings (Gear icon) and select Mail.

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Select Add Account.

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Select "Other".

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Select "Add Mail Account".

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Fill in a name for your account, email address, password, and description.

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Select IMAP and fill in the name of the account and your email address.

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Scroll down and enter mail03.portsit.se as the host name for incoming and outgoing email. Then enter your email address and password. This must be done on both the incoming and outgoing mail server, so it is not optional (even if your iPhone/iPad may think so).

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Select Next and specify that you want to manage email for the account. Then press save.

Some changes need to be made to the outgoing mail server. (From the home screen) go to Settings, Mail, and select the account you created. Then click SMTP. Change the server port to 366, check SSL is not active, and that authentication is on Password. Then click Done.

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You are now ready to send and receive email with your iPhone/iPad!



Mac Mail - mail03.portsit.se

Open Mac Mail.

If there are no email accounts previously set up in Mac Mail, the box asking you to select type of account will pop up straight away. If this is the case, follow the guide from image 4 onwards.

If you already have other email accounts set up and are going to configure a new one, go to Mail and tap Preferences.

Mac Mail


Tap Accounts

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Then tap the plus sign in the bottom left-hand corner.

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Select Add Other Mail Account and press Continue.

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Fill in your first and last name, email address, and password. Next, tap Create.

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Choose whether the account should be IMAP or POP.

  • Mail server: [mail03.portsit.se]
  • Username: [Your email address]
  • Password: [The password you received]

Click Next.

To work correctly, the account will need further configuration. Click Next.

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On the next page, nothing should be changed. Click Next.

Mac mail incomming


Enter your email address and password again for authentication on the outgoing server, and then click Create.

Mac Mail


Additional settings must be configured before the account is ready for use. Click the Outgoing Mails Server Outgoing Mailservers drop-down list, and then select Edit SMTP Server List.



Then click Advanced and change to 366. Uncheck Use SSL



Click the Authentication drop-down and change it to Password. If necessary, fill in your email address and password again. Then click OK.



The account is now set up to receive and send emails!



Outlook 2010/2013 - mail03.portsit.se

In Outlook, click File in the top left-hand corner.

On this tab, click the Add account button.



Check the selection at the bottom, Manually configure server settings or additional server types, and click Next >.

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Leave the Internet E-mail option checked and click Next >.

Internet email


In the next box, it's time to fill in your account details as follows:

  1. Fill in your first and last name in the Your Name box
  2. Fill in your email address in the E-mail Address box
  3. In the Account Type box, select the account type (POP3 or IMAP).
  4. In the following boxes:

Incoming mail server and

Outgoing mail server (SMTP)

enter: mail03.portsit.se

  1. Fill in your entire email address in the User Name box.

Fill in your password in the Password box.

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Outgoing server

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To set up outgoing email, click the More Settings button and click the Outgoing Server tab. Check the box that Outlook should use the same settings as for the incoming mail server.


If you want to replace the outgoing port from 25, which is the default SMTP port for outgoing traffic, you can do so by clicking the Advanced tab.

Then fill in 366 in the field after Outgoing server (SMTP). This is where you can fill in if you want to leave a copy on the server and for how many days it is to be saved. This can be advantageous if you want to set up the account in several places, but it also increases the risk that the account will be full and unable to receive emails. It is recommended to save a copy for about 7 days on the server before they are deleted.

To test that all details have been filled in correctly, you can now close the box and click the Test Account Settings... button. Then a test message will be sent and received by your email account. If this test shows no errors, you can click Next. Click Finish and you’re ready!



Outlook Express - mail03.portsit.se

In the top menu, click Tools and select Accounts from the menu.

The "Internet Accounts" dialogue box opens, click the Add button, and select the Mail option.

The "Internet Connection Wizard" dialogue box opens. In the Name field, fill in a name that describes the account and click Next >.

In the next box, fill in your email address in the Email Address field and click Next >.

In the next dialogue box, "Email Server Names" set the following:

  • The incoming email server: POP3 or IMAP
  • Incoming Mail Server (POP3, IMAP, or HTTP): mail03.portsit.se
  • Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): mail03.portsit.se


Click Next >

In the "Internet Mail logon" dialogue box, fill in:

  • User name: [Your email address]
  • Password: [Your password]
  • Check Remember password


Click Next >

In the next box, click the Finish button.

You will then be returned to the "Internet Accounts" dialogue box. Select your account and click the Properties button.

Check the box at the bottom in front of the My server requires authentication and click the Settings button.

Make sure that Use same settings as my incoming mail server is selected.

You're now ready to use your email account with Outlook Express!

Port settings

To change incoming or outgoing ports, select your account and click the Properties button.

Click the Advanced tab.

Ports available on mail03.portsit.se:

SMTP: 25 eller 366
IMAP: 143
POP: 110



Outlook for Mac 2011 - mail03.portsit.se

Open Outlook for Mac and tap Add Account.

Mac outlook


Click E-mail Account.

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Fill in the email address and password for the email account and click Add Account.

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Fill in the following information:

  • User name: Your email address
  • Type: Type of email account, IMAP or POP
  • Incoming servermail03.portsit.se
  • Outgoing server: mail03.portsit.se


Under Outgoing server, click Override default port, and then type in 366 in the field to the right of the Outgoing server.

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Click Add account and everything is ready!

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Windows Live Mail 2009 - mail03.portsit.se

Under Quick Views, click Add an Email Account.

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In the Add an Email Account box, fill in your email address and password. Fill in your First and Last Name in the Display Name field.

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Next, check the box Manually configure server settings for e-mail account, and then click Next.

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In the next box, fill in the server settings.

Select POP3 or IMAP for incoming email and fill in the server mail03.portsit.se

In the field under Login ID, fill in your email address.

The server for outgoing mail is also: mail03.portsit.se

Leave the preset port numbers unchanged and click Next.

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Jonathan Borg

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