Bortnet Email Hosting Setup Guide

You can use Bortnet SMTP with any standard email client. We have detailed setup instructions for the most common email clients below:

Choose your Email Client:

• Microsoft Outlook (Windows) • Mail.app (Mac OS X)



Microsoft Outlook


Open your Outlook email settings, and create a new account:


Click Next, and select the server type.

  • You can select either POP or IMAP


Click Next to setup the mailbox.

  • The email address is the mailbox address that you set up in Bortnet
  • The User Name is the email address of the Bortnet mailbox that you are setting up
  • The password is your registered Bortnet password
  • Set the Incoming mail server to mail.bortnet.com
  • Check "Log on using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)" for secure authentication




Mail.app


Open your Mail.app preferences.

  • Click on the Accounts tab
  • Click on the "+" on the bottom left to add a new email account
  • Select either POP or IMAP as the Account Type
  • Enter mail.bortnet.com as the Incoming Mail Server
  • The User Name is the email address of the Bortnet mailbox that you are setting up
  • The Password is your registered Bortnet password
  • Click Continue


  • The email address is the mailbox address that you set up in Bortnet
  • The Password is your registered Bortnet password
  • Click Continue
  • Set you incoming email server (see setup guide)
  • Confirm settings


  • Double check your configuration


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