Free Personalized Princeton E-mail
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Princeton residents can have as many as five (5) personalized E-mail
accounts. Each account will have addresses of the form:
Subscription form to
request your personal account(s). You'll receive an E-mail notification
when it has been established.
additional E-mail accounts, use the
Subscription form. Just
designate your submission as a change order.
MyAccount can be any
reasonable string of letters, numbers or characters.
- No FirstNameOnly
- Instead of "johnandjane",
you may use "john-jane". Don't use "&".
- No blank spaces.
Use separators such as
" or " -
" or " _
here's how to set
Princeton E-mail account.
are NOT case sensitive.
( i.e., MyName
( i.e., worcester ≠
has been allocated 100 Mb of storage space.
Customer Service if you find an
Forgot your password?
Just point here.
Particularly if you use Webmail rather than Outlook, you might want
to change some of the General Options, i.e., local time zone,
the E-mail Forwarding option if you want your Princeton E-mail to be
forwarded to another E-mail system ( i.e., AOL, Yahoo, your business,
Keep a copy of the forwarded messages to
unnecessarily keep copies of forwarded messages, you will be
consuming limited storage space. This might limit operation of your
E-mail Filters, SpamAssassin and Antivirus have been activated for
all E-mail accounts. You may change these settings.
We recommend that you use a Junk Mail folder to capture (for up to
14 days) blocked messages. This gives you a chance to retrieve any
that you consider not to be spam. You can add those addresses to a
How to use your
Princeton E-mail to compose and retrieve messages
to your Princeton E-mail account are directed over the internet to a mail server located
in Waltham, MA. You can either view and manage your
messages there ( using webmail ) or download your messages to your PC ( using MS
These two methods for using your Princeton E-mail account are
To import an address book,
use the CSV Import/Export link under the Address Book tab.
file must be in the format:
using the procedure described above in the How to set up your
Princeton E-mail account paragraph.
Compose and Address Book are straightforward.
For further assistance, use the
MS Outlook, Thunderbird other E-mail clients and devices such
as smartphones & IPads —
client, such as MS Outlook ( or Outlook Express ), connects with the mail server, downloads your messages to your PC and
provides a path to send messages.
Instructions for setting up Outlook are available from Microsoft. They
should be in the Help section of your PC.
( your Princeton E-mail account name )
Set up the
mail is a POP3 server. Do not use IMAP as this will
leave messages on the server and, eventually, exceed your account's
mail (POP3): mail.hoster906.com. Use port 110.
mail (SMTP): mail.hoster906.com. Use port 587.
If you wish to
connect over SSL/TLS you must replace both the
incoming and outgoing mail server hostnames in the mail
application (i.e., Outlook, Thunderbird, etc.) with mail.hoster906.com
rather than mail.princeton-ma.us. Also, select
TLS for the type of encrypted connection in the
Advanced settings (i.e., in Outlook).
Also, replace the hostnames if
you get a message like "CANNOT VERIFY
SERVER IDENTITY. The identity of mail.princeton-ma.us cannot be verified".
This is more likely with Apple Mail.
Your Princeton E-mail account password
Settings / Outgoing Server:
My outgoing server (SMTP) requires
authentication and Use the same settings as the incoming
mail server should be checked.
More Settings /
Advanced: Leave a copy of messages on the server
should be unchecked or you will eventually exceed your account's
Your E-mail messages will remain on the princeton-ma.us mail server
until you select "Send/Receive" from MS Outlook. Thus, you can use
Webmail from any browser to check your messages ( i.e., when you travel,
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