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Manually Set Up E-mail with Opera Mail for Mac

The following steps will teach you how to sync your 1&1 Mail Basic with Opera using IMAP protocol on your Macintosh computer.

Follow the instructions below to sync your 1&1 Mail Basic account with Opera. Before you begin, you will need to have Opera already installed on your computer and have created a 1&1 Mail Basic account.

Please note:
1&1 suggests the use of IMAP over POP3.
Step 1
Launch Opera from Finder.
Step 2
From the Opera Menu at the top-left corner of the window, select Mail and Chat Accounts. Opera start page
Opera start page
Step 3
If this is your first time adding a mail account to Opera, you are prompted to create a new account. Click the Yes button.

If you already have a mail account configured in Opera, the Manage Accounts window will open and you will have to click the Add. Prompt for account creation
Prompt for account creation
Step 4
Select Email as the type of account you would like to add and click the Next. New Account Wizard
New Account Wizard
Step 5
Enter your name in the Real name text box. This is the name that others will see when receiving your mail.
Enter your full 1&1 Mail Basic address in the Email address text box.
Enter an Organisation name if applicable. Otherwise leave the text box blank.

Click on Next to continue. Personal details
Personal details
Step 6
Enter your full 1&1 Mail Basic address (A) and your account's password (B).
Select the IMAP radio button (C).

Click on Next to proceed. Login information
Login information
Step 7
Enter imap.1and1.co.uk in the Incoming server text box.
Check the box for Use secure connection (TLS).
Enter auth.smtp.1and1.co.uk in the Outgoing server text box.
Check the box for Use secure connection (TLS).

Click on Finish to complete the setup. Server information
Server information
Step 8
The Mail sidebar should open in the Opera window and your newly added 1&1 Mail Basic account should be listed in the sidebar. Click the account to view the e-mail folders such as the Inbox. Opera start page
Opera start page
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