SMTP - How to Change Outgoing email PORT setting for Outlook, Outlook Express and other 3rd party Email Managers

If you have found this article via Google search we are sorry we are unable to assist you. The information provided in this article is old and no longer relevant for KartHost.com customers.  Please refer to our greatly advanced KartHost KloudEmail Set up Tools that are always available to our customers at KartHost.com>Login>KloudEmail Setup Tool.  KartHost has transitioned all email user to a separate platform and no longer allows email services on any hosting server.

KARTHOST no longer allows your outgoing emails to be sent using PORT 25 (which is the standard port for outgoing mail, spammers love it). You now MUST use PORT ### to use SMTP Outgoing from your PC (or Mac) based email client or any web based software, like shopping carts, CMS's like Joomla, Interspire Website Publisher etc to send email. Below is the most popular Email clients in use today. You will find step by step instructions on changing your email client to use SMTP (Outgoing) Mail to PORT ###.

To set up Microsoft Outlook Express:

  1. Open Microsoft Outlook Express
  2. Go to Tools > Accounts
  3. Click the Mail tab to open a list of your mail accounts
  4. Double click the account that has the problem
  5. Click the Advanced tab
  6. Change "Outgoing mail (SMTP)" from 25 to ###
  7. Click OK and Close
  8. You should be able to send mail

 

Change SMTP (Outgoing) PORT in Mozilla Thunderbird:

  1. Open Mozilla Thunderbird.
  2. Go to Tools > Account Settings
  3. In the list on the left, select "Outgoing Server (SMTP)" at the bottom of the list
  4. Select the account you need to change from the list on the right and click Edit
  5. Change Port from 25 to ###
  6. Click OK and OK
  7. You should be able to send mail

 

Change SMTP (Outgoing) PORT in Microsoft Outlook 2003

  1. In Microsoft Outlook, select Tools > E-mail Accounts
  2. On the E-mail Accounts wizard window, select "View or change existing e-mail accounts" and click Next
  3. Click the Mail tab and choose the account you need to modify
  4. Click "More Settings"
  5. Click the Advanced tab
  6. Change "Outgoing server (SMTP)" from 25 to ###
  7. Click OK, Next, and Finish

Change SMTP (Outgoing) PORT in Microsoft Outlook 2007

  1. In Microsoft Outlook, select Tools > Accounts Settings
  2. On the E-mail Accounts Settings Window select the email account that is using the KARTHOST SMTP Outgoing mail server.
  3. Click the "Change..." icon
  4. Click "More Settings"
  5. Click the Advanced tab
  6. Change "Outgoing server (SMTP)" from 25 to ###
  7. Click OK, Next, and Finish

If you need help with the PORT settings with your Email Client and for quickest response any time of day, please Open a Technical Support Support Ticket.

 

  • Email, SSL
  • 38 Users Found This Useful
Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

Do I have Anti-Spam and Anti-Virus Protect for my email accounts with my Hosting Packages?

We provide you with both Anti-Spam & Anti-Virus Protection on all KARTHOST email accounts....

How to use Protected Mail? (the qurantine system)

To Download the Graphical How To PDF file download from this link KartHost ProtectedMail Live...

How to use Gmail with my cPanel hosted email at KARTHOST

We encourage our clients to us third party email services instead of the Shared Email environment...

Setting Up Third Party Email Managers and Mobile/Smart Phones to use your Email

POP3/IMAP (recieving Mail) Set up Regardless if you are using any of these 3rd party email...

Export Roundcube vCard File to CSV file for Import to KartHostKloud Mail

  The following comes with the warning of use at your OWN RISK, while we feel the web site...