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How to Setup Mac Mail

How to Setup Mac Mail

This guide will explain how to setup Mac Mail


1. If this is the first time you’ve opened Mail, the Welcome to Mail window will appear automatically (continue to step 2).
Otherwise, go to File on the Mac Mail menu bar and select Add Account…

Step 1

2. Fill in your Full Name, Email Address and Password. If you need help with these, there’s more detail underneath the screenshot.

Step 2

* Full name: Enter your name (or the name you’d like people to see when you send them email)

* Email Address: Enter the address you’re setting up

* Password: Enter the password for your email address

Press Continue to go to the next step.



3. Now fill in the Incoming Mail Server details. If you need help with these, there’s more detail underneath the screenshot.

Step 3

* Account Type: Select either POP or IMAP from the dropdown list (I don’t know what to choose)

* Description: Enter a useful description of the email address you’re setting up (e.g. Mums email). You can put whatever you want here

* Incoming mail server: Supplied by your ISP or Email Provider

* User Name & Password: Enter the username and password for the email address you’re setting up

When you’ve finished entering these details, click Continue.



4. Make sure Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is unticked, Authentication is set to Password and click Continue.

Step 4

5. Now fill in the Outgoing Mail Server details. If you need help with these, there’s more detail underneath the screenshot.

Step 5

* Description: Enter a useful description for the server.You can put whatever you like here

* Outgoing Mail Server: Supplied by your ISP or email provider

* If you want to use authentication when sending mail (you don’t have to), tick Use Authentication and enter your Account Username and password

When you’ve done this click Continue.



6. You may see a warning screen like the one below, click Continue.

Step 6

7. You’ll see a summary of the details you’ve just entered. To finish, make sure that Take account online is ticked and click Create.

Step 7

8. That’s all you need to do. Click Get Mail and your email will be downloaded to your Inbox.

How to Setup Outlook 2007

How to Setup Microsoft Outlook 2007

This guide will explain how to set up Microsoft Outlook 2007



1. Open Outlook. Select Account Settings… from the Tools menu

Step 1

2. On the E-mail tab, click New.

Step 2

3. Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types and click Next

Step 3

4. Select Internet E-mail and click Next

Step 4

5. Enter the following information for E-mail Accounts.

These details would of been supplied by who has the email accounts

Click More Settings…

Step 5

6. Click on the Outgoing Server tab, and check the box that says My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication). Use the default radio button box of Use same settings as my incoming mail server.

Step 6

7. Click OK. Then click Finish.

How to Setup Outlook 2010

How to Setup Microsoft Outlook 2010

This guide will explain how to set up Microsoft Outlook 2010



1. If this is the first time you’ve opened Outlook 2010, the Welcome to Outlook 2010 Startup window will appear automatically. Click Next twice and continue to step 2.

Otherwise click the File tab, make sure Info is selected from the left menu and click Add Account.

Step 1

2. Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types and click Next

Step 2

3. Select Internet E-mail and click Next.

Step 3

4. Fill in your account details (see below the screenshot).

Step 4

5. Outlook will now test the settings you’ve entered. Click Close when it’s finished.

How to Setup Outlook Express

How to Setup Outlook Express

This guide will explain how to set up Outlook Express.



1. Start up Outlook Express. This can be found in your computer’s Start menu.

2. From the menu, click Tools, then Accounts.

Step 2

3. A pop-up window will appear, with four tabs – All, Mail, News and Directory Service. Click the Add button

4. Click the Mail option.

Step 4

5. The display name is the name that will appear in the From field every time you send an email. Type in your name, then click the Next button.

Step 5

6. Type the email address you are configuring (e.g. me@mydomain.co.uk) then click the Next button.

Step 6

Step 6a

7. These details would of been supplied by who has the email accounts

8. Click the Next button.

Step 8

9. Your Account Name is your mailbox username

10. Your Password is the mailbox password.

11. Click the Next button.

12.Click Finish.

How to Setup Thunderbird

How to Setup Thunderbird

This guide will explain how to set up Mozila Thunderbird



1. In Mozilla Thunderbird, from the Tools menu select Account Settings...

Step 1

2. Select Email account, and then click Next.

Step 2

3. Enter your name and e-mail address.

Step 3

4. Select POP or IMAP as the type of incoming server you are using.

Step 4

5. Enter your e-mail address for the Incoming User Name, and Outgoing User Name. Click Next.

Step 5

6. Enter a name for your email account and click Next.

Step 6

7. Verify your account information and click Finish.

8. In the Account Settings window, select Outgoing Server listed below your new account.

Step 8

9. Check the details are correct in the server name

10. Click Ok and the setup is complete.

NOTE: Thunderbird will ask you for your password the first time you try to send mail.

How to Setup Windows Mail 2012

Guide to adding an IMAP or POP3 Mailbox to Windows Mail 2012

This guide will explain how to set up Microsoft Mail 2012



1. Open up Windows Mail. If this is your first mail account then you should be prompted to add an email account. If you are not prompted to add an account straight away then follow the steps as shown below.

Click on Accounts then click on Email.

Step 1

2. Enter your full email address, enter email password then enter your name as you would like it to show on sent emails. Tick the box for ’Manually configure server settings’. Then click Next.

Step 2

3a. (IMAP) For instructions on configuring a POP3 server type, see below.

Select server type as IMAP then enter the incoming server address as mail.bulldoghome.com.

Ensure that the port number is 143 then Select clear text as the authentication option.

Enter your full email address as the logon user name (i.e joebloggs@bulldoghome.com).

Enter the outgoing server address as mail.bulldoghome.com then ensure the port number is 25.

Do not tick the boxes for SSL authentication

Tick the box to show that authentication is required to send.

Click Next.

Step 3

3b. (POP3)

Select server type as POP3 then enter the incoming server address as mail.bulldoghome.com.

Ensure that the port number is 110 then select clear text as the authentication option.

Enter your full email address as the logon user name (i.e joebloggs@bulldoghome.com).

Enter the outgoing server address as mail.bulldoghome.com and ensure the port number is 25.

Do not tick the boxes for ’Requires a secure connection’ SSL authentication.

Tick the box for Requires authentication.

Click Next.

Step 3a

4. The following screen should confirm that your settings have been saved successfully. Click Finish.

You should now, all being well be able to now send and receive email.

Step 4