2.24.2.11.4. Configuring the Claws Mail mail client

When you start the mail client for the first time Claws Mail opens master, with which the first mail account is set up. Subsequent mail accounts are configured through the menu.

  1. Start your mail client.
  2. On the page "Welcome to Claws Mail" click "Forward":
  3. On the page "About You" fill in the fields and click "Forward":
    • "Your name" - enter your name in any form.
    • "Your email address" - specify mailbox name.
  4. On the page "Receiving mail" specify the settings for incoming mail and click "Forward":
    • "Server type" — select "IMAP".
    • "Server address" — specify mail.adm.tools.
    • "Username" — specify mailbox name.
    • "Password" — specify mailbox password.
    • "Use SSL/TLS to connect to receiving server" — check the box.
    • "IMAP server directory" — specify INBOX. (with a dot).
  5. On the page "Sending mail" specify the outgoing mail settings and click "Forward":
    • "SMTP server address" — specify mail.adm.tools.
    • "Use authentication" — check the box.
    • "Use SSL/TLS to connect to SMTP server" — check the box.
  6. On the page "Configuration finished" click "Save":
  7. If, when connecting, a window appears with a notification about an unknown certificate, click in it "Accept and save":
  8. Check your mail.
  1. In the top menu, click "Configuration → Create new account…":
  2. In the new account settings window in the section "Basic" fill in the fields:
    • "Name of account" — specify the name of the account being created in any form.
    • Section "Personal information":
      • "Full name" — enter your name in any form.
      • "Mail address" - specify mailbox name.
    • Section "Server information":
      • "Protocol" — select "IMAP".
      • "Server for receiving" — specify mail.adm.tools.
      • "SMTP server (send)" — specify mail.adm.tools.
      • "User ID" — specify mailbox name.
      • "Password" — specify mailbox password.
  3. In chapter "Receive" in field "IMAP server directory" indicate INBOX. (with a dot):
  4. In chapter "Send" check the box next to "SMTP Authentication (SMTP AUTH)":
  5. In chapter "SSL/TLS" specify encryption settings and click "OK":
    • In sections "IMAP" and "Send (SMTP)" set the switch opposite "Use SSL/TLS".
    • "Automatically accept valid SSL/TLS certificates" — check the box so that when connecting, the window with a notification about an unknown certificate is not displayed.
  6. Check your mail.
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