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Email with The Grid 2

The Grid 2 has built-in email to allow you to send and receive emails easily.

Your email account

To send emails with The Grid 2, you need a POP3 email account. You will probably have one of these from your Internet Service Provider (ISP), the company that provides your internet access. You need to locate the details of the POP3 account to enter in to The Grid 2.

If you do not have a POP3 email account, you can set up a free one online.

We recommend using Googlemail, as it is the easiest to set up. Other customers have also used BT Internet accounts successfully. It is not currently possible to use Hotmail in this way, due to their restricted settings.

Enter the details in The Grid 2

The Grid 2 stores separate email information for each user. If you have Grid Explorer open, start the user that you wish to configure.

  • If you cannot see the menu bar above your grid, press F12.
  • Now select Edit > User Settings from the menu.
  • From the categories on the left, select Workspaces.
  • From the sub-categories, select Email.

You will now see the Email Workspace setup screen.

Here you can enter the details of your email account. Here are a few tips:

  • Your username and password will usually be case-sensitive.
  • Most email accounts do not require secure encrypted connections (SLL).
  • The port for incoming email is normally 110.
  • The port for sending mail is normally 25.

When you have finished entering the details you can test the settings before returning to your grids.

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