This guide contains various information about OVH email

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Firstly, if you have not yet set up your email address, follow this guide.

These guides will show you step-by-step how to configure your email client with your OVH email address.

Configuration tutorials

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POP and IMAP configurations reminder

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IMAP configuration (Recommended)

Here is the information you need to enter to set up an IMAP email account.

Configure IMAP with SSL security enabled or disabled:

Email address: Your full email address.
Password: The password you set in the Control Panel.
User name: Your full OVH email address.
Incoming server The incoming mail server:SSL0.OVH.NET
Incoming server port:993 or 143
Outgoing server: The outgoing mail server SSL0.OVH.NET
Outgoing server port:465 or 587

Ports 143 and 587 correspond to a disabled SSL Security.
Ports 993 and 465 correspond to enabled SSL security.

  • You have to enable authentication for the SMTP outgoing server.

| Ports | SSL
enabled | SSL
disabled |
Incoming 993 143
Outgoing 465 587
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POP configuration

Here is the information you need to enter to set up a POP email account.

Configure POP with SSL security enabled or disabled:

Email address: Your full email address.
Password: The password you set in the Control Panel.
User name: Your full OVH email address.
Incoming server The incoming mail server: SSL0.OVH.NET
Incoming server port: 995 or 110
Outgoing server: The outgoing mail server: SSL0.OVH.NET
Outgoing server port:465[/] or 587

Ports 110 and
587 correspond to a disabled SSL Security.
Ports 995 and 465 correspond to an enabled SSL Security.

  • You have to enable authentication for the outgoing SMTP server.

| Ports | SSL
enabled | SSLdisabled |
Incoming 995 110
Outgoing 465 587
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Reminder on authentication

The outgoing server must be authenticated so that you can send emails without any issues.

Otherwise, this error may occur:

"553 sorry, that domain isn't allowed to be relayed thru this MTA (#5.7.1)"
  • Make sure that SMTP authentication for outgoing messages is enabled in your email client.