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Line Dance Association
Of Australia

Email Account
and
Forwarding Setup

To configure your username@linedancing.org
forwarding using your TPG Account
supplied by the Association
You don't have one?? email ask for a TPG price list

For E-mail Forwarding instructions simply select the E-mail client you are using from below and follow the instructions.

MS Outlook Express | MS Outlook | Netscape Mail | Internet Mail & Exchange | Eudora Light
 

Microsoft Outlook Express

To create a new Outlook Express account:
*If you already have an account just go to the highlight area for the necessary forwarding changes.
  1. Open Outlook Express.
  2. Click on the Tools menu which is the fourth menu item from the left at the top of the window. Select Accounts, which is the third item from the bottom of this menu. The Internet Accounts window should subsequently appear.
  3. Click on the Mail tab which is the second tab from the left at the top of the Internet Accounts window.
  4. In the Mail view you should see a large white box that contains the list of mail accounts. To the right of this box there is a row of buttons. The first of these buttons is marked Add. Click on this button. A submenu should appear from which you should select Mail, which is the first item from the top. An Internet Connection Wizard window should appear.
  5. The first window is labelled Your Name. Type the name you would like it to appear on your emails into the field that says Display name. After doing this click on the Next button which is located at the bottom of the window to the left of the Cancel button. The Wizard should proceed to it's next window which is marked Internet Email Address.
  6. In the Internet Email Address window select I already have an email account that I would like to use by putting the dot in the circle next to this text. If the dot is already there leave it. Then type your email address in the Email address: field. This will be of the form <yourname>@linedancing.org supplied by the association . If the correct email address is already in this field leave it. After doing this click on the Next button which is located at the bottom of the window to the left of the Cancel button. The Wizard should proceed to it's next window which is marked Email Server Names.
  7. There is a drop down menu up the top of this window next to where it says My incoming mail server is a. Select POP3 from the drop down list if it is not already selected. Type name of your mail server into both the Incoming Mail (P0P3, IMAP or HTTP) server and Outgoing mail (SMTP) server. This will be of the form mail.tpg.com.au. These should both be the same. After doing this click on the Next button which is located at the bottom of the window to the left of the Cancel button. The Wizard should proceed to it's next window which is marked Internet Mail Logon.
  8. In the Internet Mail Logon window enter your username in the Account name field. Do not enter your email address in this field. Your username is the part before the "@" symbol in your email address supplied by TPG (so example the user with the email address of " floris@tpg.com.au" has the username "floris"). Enter your password in the Password field. Leave the tick in the box next to where it says Remember Password but DO NOT put a tick in the box next to where it say "Log in using secure password authentication (SPA)".
    After doing this click on the Next button which is located at the bottom of the window to the left of the Cancel button. The Wizard should proceed to it's next window which is marked Congratulations
  9. Read the congratulatory message in this window and feel proud of your achievement before clicking on the Finish button at the bottom of the window next to the Cancel button. The Internet Connection Wizard should disappear and return you to the Mail tab of the Internet Accounts window.
  10. The mail account that you have just made should appear in the big white box in this view. Click on the Close button which is located in the bottom left hand corner of the Internet Accounts Window. The Internet Accounts window should disappear and return you to the Outlook Express main window.
  11. Click on properties on the right hand side, then click the tab at the top of the popup screen which says Servers Place a tick in the box which states the following *My server requires authentication* then click the button that read Apply and then OK and OK.
    Close Outlookexpress and then reopen and your email configuration should be ready to go

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Microsoft Outlook 98/2000

You should have your TPG Invoice with you.

When you open Microsoft Outlook for the first time you will get a welcome message screen. Choose Set up an e-mail service, then follow these steps.
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If you already have an account just go to the highlight area for the necessary forwarding changes.

  1. Select Tools from the menu options at the top of your screen
    Then select Services.
  2. You must have Internet Mail installed in this window.
  3. If you do not find Internet Mail listed under Services then you will have to add it. Select Add then Click on Internet Mail.
  4. This will open the properties of Internet Mail automatically.
  5. If you already have Internet Mail service installed then just select Properties.
  6. Assign the Mail Account a name.
  7. Fill in the Name and Organisation.
  8. Enter your Email Address Eg.<yourname>@linedancing.org supplied by the association.
  9. Enter your Email Address supplied by the association as your Reply Address.
  10. Select the Server tag at the top of the window.
  11. Enter the Incoming and Outgoing mail servers.
  12. These are mail.tpg.com.au. To check the list of mail servers click here.
  13. Both the incoming (POP3 server) and the outgoing (SMTP server) are the same.
  14. Check the Remember Password option and enter your username and password supplied by TPG (so example the user with the email address of " floris@tpg.com.au" has the username "floris").
  15. Check the My Server requires Authentication.
  16. Select the Connection tab at the top of the window.
  17. Select Modem connection. This will be the TPG connection that you have configured under Dialup Networking.
  18. Once finished Click Apply and then OK.
  19. Exit your mail program through the option exit and log off which is found under Files on the main menu.
  20. When you re-enter Microsoft Outlook you will be ready to do e-mail.

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Netscape Mail & Communicator Messenger

You should have your TPG Invoice with you.

Netscape Navigator Mail Configuration

 

*If you already have an account just go to the highlight area for the necessary forwarding changes.
When you open Netscape Messenger for the first time a New Profile Setup will be initiated. Enter the following details:

  1. Enter Your Name or the name you wish to be displayed in the e-mail message. Your e-mail address will be your username in the following layout: <yourname>@linedancing.org supplied by the association
  2. Select Next.
  3. Enter Profile. The profile is the name with which you use to define which e-mail account is currently operative. Use the default supplied.
  4. Select Next.
  5. Confirm the name you wish to use and that your e-mail address is set correctly. Enter the SMTP server or Outgoing Mail server as mail.tpg.com.au
  6. Select Next.
  7. Enter your username supplied by TPG (so example the user with the email address of " floris@tpg.com.au" has the username "floris") as the Mail server username. Enter the Incoming Mail server. This will be the same as the Outgoing address
  8. Select Next.
  9. Enter the News (NNTP) Server. The News server is a standard address dnews.tpg.com.au
  10. Select Finish.

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Netscape Communicator (V.6 and Above)

 

To setup Netscape for your TPG Email account please follow the below guide:
*If you already have an account just go to the highlight area for the necessary forwarding changes.

  1. Open Netscape Communicator
  2. Click on the Tasks tab
  3. In the dropdown menu select Mail
  4. This will open Your Netscape Inbox
  5. Click on the Edit tab
  6. Select Mail/News Account settings
  7. Click the New account button
  8. Select ISP or Email Provider
  9. Click Next
  10. Enter your name and email address as requested, in the following format: <yourname>@linedancing.org supplied by the association.
  11. These should be included in your account details
  12. Click Next
  13. Type the server name mail.tpg.com.au
  14. Click Next
  15. Username supplied by TPG (so example the user with the email address of " floris@tpg.com.au" has the username "floris") will be have to be placed here, then click Next
  16. You may type anything for your account name
  17. Click Next and then Finish
  18. On the Right hand side you will see a list
  19. Click on Outgoing Server
  20. On the right make sure that you have a tick in use name and password supplied by TPG
  21. Below this check the box when available

Close Netscape Communicator and Inbox, Re-open and your email account is ready to go.

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Eudora Light

This configuration sheet describes the setup of Eudora Light on its initial startup after installation. You should have your TPG Invoice with you.
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If you already have an account just go to the highlight area for the necessary forwarding changes.
  1. Choose whether you wish to make Eudora the default e-mail program.
  2. This means, if a program or browser needs to load an e-mail program it will automatically load Eudora Light.
  3. To access these options on a currently running Eudora Light select Tools and then Options.
  4. Select Getting Started from the icons.
  5. Enter in the right column your PoP3 Account.
  6. The format is username@tpg.com.au
  7. This will appear on your TPG invoice in the format of mail.tpg.com.au.
  8. Both the incoming (POP3 server) and the outgoing (SMTP server) are the same.
  9. Enter in your Real Name and Return Address as supplied by the Association.
  10. Your return address is <yourname>@linedancing.org supplied by the association.
  11. Winsock will already be selected as the default connection.
  12. Select the Personal Info icon from the left column and enter your Dialup Username supplied by TPG (so example the user with the email address of " floris@tpg.com.au" has the username "floris") This is your normal username.
  13. Select the Hosts icon from the left column. Enter the SMTP (Outgoing) mail server you have been supplied with and the phone number for your connection in the right hand options list.
  14. Select the Checking Mail icon from the left column.
  15. Check Save password.
  16. Select the Sending Mail icon from the left column.
  17. Enter tpg.com.au in the right column as the Domain to add to unqualified addresses.
  18. Once you have set these settings select OK and close Eudora.
  19. Re-open Eudora and you will be ready to e-mail.

    NOTE.
    If you connect to the Internet using any other ISP other than TPG you will be required to have 'Outbound mailserver' authentication enabled, if you are using your TPG email account. In Eudora this function is usually a default function, but if you do experience problems please click on the Tools Tab/ click on Options/ and at the very bottom of the drop down window you will see a check box "allow authentication" directly below your SMTP email server name. Make sure that this box is ticked and then follow the prompts out of there and Eudora should then function as per usual.

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FOR ANY SUPPORT PLEASE CONTACT DAVID AT LDAA ON 02 9981 2778 or 0413 122 469


 

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Last modified: 16 September 2003