General Configuration Tab
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General Configuration Options  
 
The General tab on the Configuration window lets you edit your username and password, and change your email account settings and outgoing mail server address.  
 
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·Logging In to ChoiceMail One  
Instead of accessing your email directly from your mail server, you will now access your email through ChoiceMail One. When you try to connect to ChoiceMail One from your email application, you will need a username and password. That username and password is defined in this section – you can use whatever name and password you wish but it is critical that the account you create or modify in your email application also uses the same username and password.  
 
If you need to change your username and/or password, select the Allow Change checkbox. ChoiceMail One displays a warning message, to make certain that you really want to make a change. Make any necessary changes and deselect the Allow Change checkbox.  
 
This checkbox is intended to prevent you from accidentally changing this information, which would cause problems with ChoiceMail One's communicating with your email application.  
Note: This username and password is used internally by ChoiceMail One and as a username for your email client. You do not need to change this username if your ISP email account username changes.  
 
·Mailbox and POP Account Configuration  
Click the Email account settings button to open the POP3 account information stored in your Email accounts and preferences.  
See Manually changing account settings for more information.  
 
·Outgoing Mail Server  
In normal usage, the Configuration wizard configures your email application to send outgoing email through ChoiceMail One. ChoiceMail One then uses the server specified here to send registration messages as well as to possibly act as a proxy for your outgoing email. When you send your emails through ChoiceMail One, the program can detect the email address of the person to whom you are sending a message and automatically preapprove that person, so s/he does not need to register when they respond to your message. Use the General tab to configure the settings for each of your SMTP servers.  
 
Click the down arrow to select a different server, or you can quickly switch from one server to another using the system tray popup menu.  
 
1.   Click the Add button and type the name of the new SMTP server in the Add SMTP host dialog. Click OK.  
2.   Select the appropriate checkboxes if this server requires authentication, uses the Secure Socket Layer protocol (SSL), or uses a different port number.  
 
Click the Authentication Settings button to specify an account name and password, if this SMTP server requires authentication.  
 
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3.   Enter the sender's email address if you experience SMTP relay problems.  
 
·Automatically Starting ChoiceMail One  
Select the checkbox next to Auto start ChoiceMail when Windows starts if you want ChoiceMail Window to start up automatically whenever Windows is running.  
 
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