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Configuring Evolution to use secure email settings

Please note: Evolution is not supported by the ISD Service Desk . Full support can be given to Thunderbird and Outlook users only.

: The illustrations in these sections show an IMAP account,
but the instructions are the same for POP users also.

Receiving mail

  • Click on Edit > Preferences
  • Select Mail accounts on the left hand side.
  • Select your UCL email account and click on the Edit button.
Evolution preferences.jpg
  • Click on the Receiving email tab.
  • Next to Use Secure Connection under the Security heading, click on the arrow and select SSL encryption.
Evolution receiving_email
  • Click OK the close the box and save your changes.

You are now set up to read email securely.