Saturday, August 11, 2007

Gmail in Netscape 4/5/6 version

If you want to acess your Gmail in Netscape 6 or 5 or 4 version. then read along.
To do this

  1. Go to Gmail
  2. Click on settings
  3. Visit Forwarding and POP Tab and enable POP feature
  4. Select 'Save changes'

  5. Open Netscape Mail 6.2.

  6. Click 'Edit'

  7. Select 'Mail & Newsgroups Account Settings...'

  8. Select 'New Account.'

  9. Choose 'ISP or email provider'

  10. Click 'Next.'

  11. Enter your name and the Gmail Id ( .

  12. Click 'Next.'

  13. Select 'POP' and enter '' in the 'Server Name:' field.

  14. Click 'Next'.

  15. Enter '' in the 'Server Name:' field . Enter your Gmail id in the 'User Name:' field.

  16. Select 'Always' under 'Use secure connection (SSL):'.
  17. Click 'OK.'
  18. Enter a name for your Netscape Mail account in the 'Account Name:' field.
  19. Click 'Next.' (twice)
  20. Click 'Finish.'

If you get an error message indicating that you cannot connect to Just click 'OK,' and do the following changes.

  • Open the 'Edit' menu.

  • Select 'Mail and Newsgroups Account Settings.'

  • Check the box next to 'Use secure connection (SSL)' (the port changes to 995).

  • Change 'Use secure connection' to 'TLS' under 'Outgoing Server (SMTP).'

  • Click 'OK.'

To use in Netscape Mail 4.5, 4.6, or 4.7
  1. Click 'Edit.'

  2. Select 'Preferences.'

  3. Open 'Mail & Newsgroups.'

  4. Click 'Mail Servers.'

  5. Enter '' in the 'Outgoing mail (SMTP) server:' field.

  6. Enter your Gmail id (USERNAME in the 'Outgoing mail server user name:' field.

  7. Select 'Always' under 'Use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) or TLS for outgoing messages:.'

  8. Click Ok

  9. Click 'Add.' to add a new POP Server.

  10. Enter '' in the 'Server Name:' field
  11. Select 'POP 3 Server' as the 'Server Type.'
  12. Enter your Gmail ID .

  13. Click Ok

  14. Click 'Identity' in left column.
  15. Enter your name , Gmail ID .

  16. Enter your email address in the 'Reply-to Address:' field.

  17. Click OK

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