Basic Instructions

 If you know how to set up your email program, these are the standard SMTP settings for Pobox accounts. We also provide step-by-step instructions for many major email programs.  Please replace the information in bold with your own account information.

For all account types who wish to SEND mail through Pobox. 

  • Outgoing Email Server (SMTP):
  • Outgoing Email SSL/TLS: On
  • Outgoing Port: 587
  • Make sure to select "Log in Authorization" or "Password" for authentication 
  • User Name: your complete Pobox or personal domain email address (for example: or
  • Password: your Pobox password (or app-specific password if you use two-factor auth)

If you have a Pobox Basic or Plus account, please use the incoming server settings provided by your forwarding address.

If you are having difficulty sending mail, please use the step-by-step instructions for your email program.

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