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.

Your email is always accessible using our webmail

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

  IMAP POP SMTP
server mail.greenhost.nl mail.greenhost.nl smtp.greenhost.nl
port 993 995 587
security TLS TLS TLS

POP versus IMAP

Regarding receiving email Greenhost supports two different methods: IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) and POP (Post Office Protocol).

Apple mail

Apple Mail (sometimes called Mail or Mail.app in macOS) is Apple's e-mail client for macOS.

Activate SSL/TLS for IMAP

It is important to use SSL or TLS for the connection to the e-mail server. This manual explains how to configure your client to use a safe connection with the IMAP protocol.

Activate SSL/TLS for POP3

It is important to use SSL or TLS for the connection to the e-mail server. This manual explains how to configure your client to use a safe connection with the POP3 protocol.