HOW TO: PGP Desktop settings when using an IMAP Mail Server (Mac)


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This article describes how to configure PGP Desktop and email client settings when using IMAP mail servers.

Mac Mail Client Settings

Configure your mail client with the following settings:

Incoming Mail Server

  • Port: 143
  • Authentication: No SSL
Outgoing Mail Server

  • Port: 25
PGP Desktop Settings

  1. Open PGP Desktop.
  2. Click the PGP Messaging Control box.
  3. Select your email account. The Account Properties for your account displays.
  4. Click the Server Settings button.
  5. In the Incoming Mail Server section, change the Protocol to IMAP. Leave the port setting to Automatic.
  6. In the Outgoing Mail Server section, select the radio button to specify a port.
  7. Enter 80 for the port.
  8. Click OK.
In Mac Mail -> Outgoing Server -> port 25 (direct to)
In PGP -> Outgoing Server -> port 80