VersaMail on your Treo or similar device with internet connectivity can be used to download your email from the U of M email server from wherever you happen to be!Basic Settings
|To begin setting up your account, open VersaMail from the home screen by selecting its icon.|
Type in a name for what you would like to call the account. Eg: U of M
Select Other as the Mail Service
For Protocol select IMAP
Enter in your UMnetID.
Type in your Email Address
Type in mail.cc.umanitoba.ca for both the incoming and outgoing mail server
|Click on the Advanced button|
|Leave these settings as is. Click Next|
Change the Port Number from 25 to 587
Put a checkmark in the box for Use Authentication (ESMTP)
Click on the OK button
|You should now be able to download your email by clicking on the Get button|
It may be useful to set VersaMail to synchronize your email at certain intervals:
Here you can set between what time, what days, and how often your email is synchronized automatically. To conserve bandwidth you may want to even disable Auto Sync entirely.
The settings for VersaMail can be found from the Options menu and then by selecting Preferences
Select Auto Sync from the preferences menu
Here you can set between what time, what days, and how often your email is synchronized automatically.
To conserve bandwidth you may want to even disable Auto Sync entirely.
You might find it convenient to change your home messaging button on your palm to open VersaMail rather than the standard messaging application
|Select Prefs from the home screen|
|In the Buttons section, select VersaMail as the default application for the mail key|
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