New Mail Service Configuration
Amaranth Email Services Information
Note! This page is for the m1.amaranth.net mail service. If you are using the old mail.amaranthmail.com service, you will find configuration information at the
Vacation notification configuration and password changing services are accessed through the webmail interface. You can reach this page at:
Access from Computers and Mobile Devices
Desktop/Laptop Email Configuration
We recommend the use of IMAP rather than POP if possible. The reason is to permit seamless email operation on both mobile devices and desktop/laptop systems. If you use Microsoft Outlook, talk to your IT support staff or consultant to see if your version of Outlook has functional support for IMAP. Only the latest versions do (earlier ones claim it, but do not work well).
The server hostname for both incoming and outgoing mail is:
Incoming mail will use either IMAP (preferred) or POP protocol. Encryption is strongly recommended, so enable encryption and your mail program will likely get the port numbers right and display them without you needing to type the numbers.
IMAP with encryption: port 993
POP with encryption: port 995
Outgoing mail uses SMTP on port 587 with TLS (sometimes listed as STARTTLS) encryption.
In many mail programs, you must set the encryption type first before specifying the port number, as the program may reset the port number when you alter the encryption field.
Username and Password
You will be required to specify your Username and Password for incoming and outgoing mail. The Username is your email address. Please be sure to enter the entire email address.
Configuration of your iPhone or Android device is more or less the same as desktop. It’s important to know that the iPhone and iPad require you to enter your authentication username and password separately for incoming and outgoing mail. This is often missed and results in mail coming in, but errors when sending!