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Customer Support - centurytel.net Email Configuration

Netscape Communicator 4.5 or greater

Please carefully read all instructions before proceeding to the next set of
instructions. Note that the information provided in each figure is for EXAMPLE
purposes only. The text you will need to change is marked in
red. Please change your settings according to the
written instructions.
  1. Open Netscape Communicator and select "Preferences..."from
    the "Edit" menu.


  2. If there is a plus sign (+) to the left of "Mail & Newsgroups," please
    click on the plus sign. It will then turn into a minus sign (-) and a list of
    options will appear below. Click the "Identity" category and change
    your "Email address."

    Change the domain on your email address
    From either: alias@centuryinter.net or alias@ptinet.net
    To: alias@centurytel.net


  3. Click the "Mail Servers" category and change the "Outgoing Mail
    (SMTP) server." You will find this server toward the middle of the page.

    If you are in:
    AR, LA, MS, TN or TX, use: mail.so.centurytel.net
    MI or OH, use: mail.gl.centurytel.net
    WI, use: mail.mw.centurytel.net
    MT, WA or OR, use: mail.nw.centurytel.net


  4. On the same "Mail Server" category, click "Edit."


  5. Change the "Server Name."

    If you are in:
    AR, LA, MS, TN or TX, use: mail.so.centurytel.net
    MI or OH, use: mail.gl.centurytel.net
    WI, use: mail.mw.centurytel.net
    MT, WA or OR, use: mail.nw.centurytel.net


  6. Click "OK" to save the changes.

  7. Click the "Newsgroup Servers" category. To change the "Newsgroup
    servers" you must first "Delete" the current newsgroup server.


  8. Click "OK" to delete the "News Group" server.


  9. Once the server has been deleted, click "Add."


  10. Enter the proper "Server" name.

    If you are in:
    AR, LA, MS, TN or TX, use: news.so.centurytel.net
    MI or OH, use: news.gl.centurytel.net
    WI, use: news.mw.centurytel.net
    MT, WA or OR, use: news.nw.centurytel.net


  11. Click OK to save the changes.

  12. Click "OK" again and you're done!
    If you need additional assistance, please call Internet Client Support
    at 1-800-809-1410.
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