Setting Up Evolution

Use this tutorial to understand how to set up Evolution to work with your email account.

To Set Up Evolution

  1. From the Edit menu, select Preferences.
  2. Select Mail Accounts, and click Add(+).
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  3. In the Account Management screen, enter a name to identify this account and click Forward.Turn on view images
  4. In the Identity screen, enter your full name, email address and any optional information you want to include and then click Forward.
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  5. In the Receiving Email screen, select POP from the Server Type list and complete the following fields. When you are finished click Forward.
  • Under Configuration, in the Server field, enter your incoming server name. For example, pop.nugardt.com, where “nugardt.com” is the name of your domain.
  • In the User Name field, enter your email address.
  • From the Authentication Type list, select Password.

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  1. In the Receiving Options screen, set your preferences and click Forward.Turn on view images
  2. In the Sending Email screen, select SMTP from the Server Type list and complete the following fields. When you are finished, click Forward.
  • Under Server Configuration, in the Server field, type smtp.nugardt.com, where “nugardt.com” is the name of your domain.
  • Under the Authentication list, select Login and enter your SMTP user name (full email address).

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  1. Click Apply to complete the configuration process.
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