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Manually Set Up E-mail with Opera Mail for PC

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

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

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

If you already have a mail account configured in Opera, the Manage Accounts window will open and you can click on Add.
Account Needed prompt
Account Needed prompt
Step 4
Select Email as the type of account you would like to add and click the Next. Account to be added
Account to be added
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 Organization name if applicable. Otherwise leave the text box blank.

Click on Next to continue. Personal information
Personal information
Step 6
Enter your full 1&1 Mail Basic address in the Login name text box.
Enter your 1&1 Mail Basic account's password in the Password text box.
Select the IMAP radio button.

Click on Next to proceed. Account details to be added
Account details to be added
Step 7
Enter imap.1and1.co.uk in the Incoming server text box and tick the box for Use secure connection (TLS).
Enter auth.smtp.1and1.co.uk in the Outgoing server text box and tick the box for Use secure connection (TLS).

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