Today's Methownet.com email customers may wish to access their email from all over the world using a variety of mobile devices. Our local servers do not have some of the advantages of cloud-based options such as Gmail or Yahoo for this type of use.
Methownet.com will continue to support a small town email option but your email account is only available using webmail when you are traveling or checking your email outside of our network.
Cell phone companies no longer provide mail servers so today's smart phones can only send email using a cloud-based email client.
Methownet.com email box holders may elect to migrate to one of these client based servers in order to receive and send emails from their phones, tablets and other mobile devices.
Setting up your email in OUTLOOK:
Make sure you are connected to the internet.
Open Outlook. Click on Tools, Email Accounts, and select Add a new email account and click Next.
Select POP3 for server type and click Next.
At the POP3 setup screen, fill in your name, email address and password. We recommend passwords using six or more characters with 3 character types - number, upper & lower case letters and symbols. Incoming and Outgoing mail servers should be: mail.methownet.com. Make sure the box that says "Log on using Secure Password Authentication" is unchecked. Click More Settings.
In the Advanced tab, make sure the Outgoing server box for "This server requires an encrypted connection" is unchecked. Click OK.
Click Finish and you are on your way to sending and receiving email!
Repeat these steps for any other accounts you want to set up.
If you have attempted to set up your email but still can not seem to send or receive, call us at 996-2022 for further assistance.
Please call or email us with problems