Setting Up Your E-Mail Program
We support a variety of e-mail programs, including
In addition to those,
you can use almost any e-mail program with your GulfTel e-mail account.
The main pieces of information you will need to configure your e-mail
your GulfTel username
your GulfTel password
the name of the SMTP (outgoing) mail server (smtp.gulftel.com)
the name of the POP (incoming) mail server (pop.gulftel.com)
For your convenience, we have provided step-by-step directions for configuring
several e-mail programs to work with your GulfTel e-mail account.
Configuring Microsoft Outlook
Configuring Microsoft Outlook Express
We have also provided instructions on how to ensure mail is stored on your local computer and does not accumulate on the GulfTel mail server.
Mail Storage Settings for Microsoft Outlook
Mail Storage Settings for Microsoft Outlook Express
Dealing with Spam
Spam: Any unsolicited e-mail, usually sent in bulk
Anyone who has had e-mail for any length of time is familiar with spam. It plagues thousands of e-mail addresses daily, offering get-rich-quick schemes and other dubious offers, filing up users Inboxes and using valuable space.
For more information on spam, including ways to fight it, visit the
Spam section of our
E-mail and Security Site.