Configuring email client

It can be convenient to manage your email using an email client, like Thunderbird, Apple Mail or Outlook. The table below shows the correct server settings which you will need to configure your email client. These settings are applicable to any email client or device on which your email account would be configured. We recommend using IMAP rather than POP.

Limited support for third-party email clients

As third-party applications are developed and supported by other companies, we cannot assist you in the configuration and use of these applications. We recommend contacting the software vendor if you experience persisting problems when using their software. For a number of clients we do have basic manuals in Dutch.

Your email is always accessible via our webmail clients

Greenhost offers different types of webmail. You can always log into your webmail from the login menu in the upper right-hand corner of our website.

The server settings for IMAP, POP and SMTP:

port 993 995 587 465
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