Change SMTP Port In Outlook Express, Eudora, MS Outlook, etc


SMTP outgoing settings in Email clients:

Set Outgoing Mail Port to 26 or 2525 and SMTP authentication in Outlook Express, Outlook 2000 and Outlook 2002/2003

To change the outgoing mail port to 26 or 2525 in Outlook Express and Outlook 2000:

  1. Open Outlook Express or Outlook 2000.
  2. Click the Tools menu >> then click Accounts.
  3. Click your e-mail account >> then click the Properties button.
  4. Click the Advanced tab.
  5. In the Outgoing Mail (SMTP) box, type 26 or 2525.
  6. Click the OK button.
  7. Click the Close button.

Enable SMTP authentication in Outlook Express and Outlook 2000:

  1. Follow step 1 to 3 as above
  2. Under the Outgoing Mail Server section, check the box My Server requires authentication.
  3. Click your e-mail account >> then click the Properties button.
  4. Click the OK button.
  5. Click the Close button.

To change the outgoing mail port to 26 or 2525 in Outlook® 2002/2003:

  1. Open Outlook 2002 or 2003.
  2. Click the Tools menu >> then click E-mail Accounts.
  3. Click the View or change existing e-mail accounts option >> then click the Next button.
  4. Click your e-mail account >> then click the Change button.
  5. Click the More Settings button.
  6. Click the Advanced tab.
  7. In the Outgoing Mail (SMTP) box type 26 or 2525.
  8. Click the OK button.
  9. Click the Next button.
  10. Click the Finish button.

Enable SMTP authentication in Outlook XP/2002/2003:

  1. Open Outlook 2002 or 2003.
  2. Click the Tools menu >> then click E-mail Accounts.
  3. Click the View or change existing e-mail accounts option >> then click the Next button.
  4. Click your e-mail account >> then click the Change button.
  5. Click the More Settings button.
  6. Click the Outgoing server tab.
  7. Click on radio button My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication,and verify that the radio button Use same settings as my incoming mail server is selected.
  8. Click the OK button.
  9. Click the Finish button. SMTP authentication has now been enabled.

Set SMTP authentication Outgoing Mail Port to 26 in Eudora

To change the outgoing mail port to 26:

  1. Open Eudora.
  2. Click the Tools menu >> then click Options.
  3. Scroll down >> then click Ports.
  4. In the SMTP Port (25): box, type 26.
  5. Click OK button.
  6. Restart Eudora.

Enable SMTP authentication:

  1. Open Eudora.
  2. Click the Tools menu >> then click Options.
  3. Scroll down to >> then click Sending Mail.
  4. Check the box next to Allow Authentication.
  5. Click OK button.
  6. Restart Eudora.

Set SMTP authentication and Outgoing Mail Port to 26 in Entourage for Mac

To change the outgoing mail port to 26:

  1. Open Entourage for Mac.
  2. Click the Tools menu >> then click Accounts.
  3. Click your e-mail account >> then click the Edit button.
  4. Click the Click Here for Advanced Sending Options link.
  5. Click the Override Default SMTP Port box to place a check mark in it.
  6. In the SMTP Port box >> type 26.
  7. Close the Settings window.
  8. Click the OK button.
  9. Close the Accounts window.

Enable SMTP authentication:

  1. Follow step 1 – 4 as above.
  2. Check the box next to SMTP server requires authentication.
  3. Close the Settings window.
  4. Click the OK button.

Set Outgoing Mail Port to 26 in Mail.app (default for Mac OSX)

To change the outgoing mail port to 26:

  1. Open Mail.
  2. Click the Mail menu >> then click Preferences.
  3. Click the Accounts icon.
  4. Click the Account Information tab.
  5. Click the Server Settings button.
  6. In the Server Port box, type 26.
  7. Click the OK button.
  8. Restart Mail.

Enable SMTP Authentication:

  1. Open Mail
  2. Click the Mail menu >> then click Preferences.
  3. Click the Accounts icon.
  4. Click the Account Information tab.
  5. Click the Server Settings button.
  6. For authentication option select Password from drop down menu.
  7. Type your POP3 user name and password (i.e. mailbox@yourdomain.com).
  8. Restart Mail.

Set Outgoing Mail Port to 26 in Incredimail and Other E-mail Applications
Ensure that your E-mail program is set to use outgoing mail (SMTP) port 26 or 2525. If the port is set to anything else, the e-mail will not be delivered.

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