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Hotmail in seamonkey mail?
« on: May 19, 2009, 12:02:16 pm »
Is there a way to setup my hotmail account in Seamonke Mail and newsgroups? Can someone write or direct me to a tutorial?

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Re: Hotmail in seamonkey mail?
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2009, 12:13:53 pm »
Only if Hotmail supports pop3/smtp access, like Gmail and Yahoo do.
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Re: Hotmail in seamonkey mail?
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2009, 01:02:57 pm »
The free hotmail service does not support POP3 access.
I've tried it... You only get it if you "Upgrade" to a paid account.

Which is rediculous IMO, because other providers, such as the forementioned gmail and yahoo offer such features along with a ton of storage (for email) for free.


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Re: Hotmail in seamonkey mail?
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2009, 07:43:14 pm »
There were (are?) some extensions for Thunderbird which will allow email client access to Hotmail. The latest Thunderbird is in the testing repo, so it may be worth a try.

Have a look here: