[For Cox Communications email users]
This informational topic provides instructions for setting-up a COX email account as IMAP in PP. (After creating the account in POP Peeper), verify the account settings are correct by right-clicking on the Cox account in the Account List, and select EDIT. This displays the GENERAL tab window. The information/settings shown on both the [GENERAL] & [SEND MAIL] tab pages should correspond to what is indicated below.
Account Name: The unique name you give the account
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org [i.e. your actual full email address]
Login Name: The part of your address before the "@" symbol only
Password: The password you use to log-in to the account on-line
Server Type: IMAP
Incoming Mail Server: imap.cox.net
SSL: Yes *(ensure you have the latest SSL plug-in installed. To check this and/or download the latest SSL Plugin, if needed, please review the information provided HERE). Info is shown on lower half of the page.
IDLE/PUSH: Yes; (Check-mark the box).
NOTE: On the [GENERAL] tab page, there will be no "[Oauth2]" button shown. This option is unavailable in Cox email accounts at this time.
[SEND MAIL TAB]
Outgoing Mail Server: smtp.cox.net
SSL or TLS: Yes
Port: 465 or 587
Server requires authentication: Yes; (Check-mark the box).
Additional information about IMAP set-up is available on the Cox website in THIS ARTICLE.
**[NOTE]: Although the article on the Cox website (referenced above) also provides information on how to set-up a Cox email account as POP3, the Cox Tech Support staff continue to recommend using the IMAP protocol instead, as does The Esumsoft Support Team.
**ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF SOURCE MATERIAL CONTENT**
The majority of information/instructions provided in this topic are credited to/excerpted from the Cox Communications website via the article link shown above.
[This Sticky last reviewed/updated on: 04/28/2020 by spc3rd]
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