Changing SMTP Port 25 to a non blocked port

How to Change Port 25 in your email client

Sometime your ISP will block port 25 and prevent you from sending SMTP email on that port. Your email service provider may ask you to change the port being used to something other than port 25.


Most email programs have configuration settings like this:


Where on the Advanced Tab or similar depending on the email program in question there are settings for the outgoing SMTP server.

To change the SMTP port from 25 to 587 for example you just replace this:


Click OK and you are done.


It should be noted that the port number to use must be provided to you by your Email ISP.

InteractiveWebs Email Setup–iPhone Exchange Account

  1. Your Account Must Be Enabled for Exchange Access (contact us if you are unsure)
  2. To add an Exchange account to your iOS device, tap Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Add Account > Microsoft Exchange.
  3. On the next screen, enter your complete email address, domain, username, password, and a description (which may be anything you like).

    Exchange settings

  4. Your iOS device will now try to locate your Exchange Server using Microsoft’s Autodiscovery service. If it cannot locate the server, you will see the screen below. Enter your front-end Exchange Server’s complete address in the Server field. Enter: for the server name.

    Exchange settings


  5. Choose which type or types of data you would like to synchronize: Mail, Contacts, and Calendars. Note that by default, only three days’ worth of email is synchronized. To synchronize more, go into Settings, then Mail, Contacts, Calendars, select your Exchange account, and tap on Mail days to sync.

    Note that after configuring an Exchange ActiveSync account, all existing contact and calendar information on the iOS device is overwritten. Additionally, iTunes no longer syncs contacts and calendars with your desktop computer. You can still sync your iOS device wirelessly with MobileMe services.

    Exchange settings

InteractiveWebs Email Setup–Outlook 2010 Encrypted

To configure an encrypted IMAP connection to InteractivWebs Email servers follow the setup below.

New Account









Comes up with a message about encryption. That’s expected


Tick the Manually Configure server Settings (bottom left) Next


More Settings




Update Both the Incoming and Outgoing servers to:


Your New IMAP Account is configured with Encrypted Communications.