~:: kalyan ::~

Evolution with inbox.com

Step 1:
Open the Preference dialog box by choosing Edit=>Preference menu. You get the following dialog,


Click the Add button. It leads you to new accout creation wizard.

Step 2:


It ask the option for the identity of the account you are creating.

Name: Your Full Name

Email Address : Your Full email Address (Eg:kalyan@inbox.com”)

Reply To : Your Full email Address (Eg:kalyan@inbox.com)


Then click Forward,

Step 3:

This dialog ask option for receiving email from the server.

Choose always,

* server Type : POP

* Server : my.crawler.com

* Username : Your full email address (eg:kalyan@inbox.com) Remember for gmail and other thigns we give the only username not the suffix (@gmail.com).

* Security : No encryption

* Authentication Type : Password (Not sure about the other mechanism)


Click Forward.

Step 4:

Receving Option.

It ask for the option like how to operate the account. Click the Automactic check for new mail after every 10 minutes. Choose the timing according to your work.

If you feel you may the access the same mails sometime after in inbox.com in web access also then choose the box “Leave message in server”.

Click Forward,

Step 5:

This dialog shows how to configure options for sending.

Choose always

* server type as “SMTP”

* server as “my.crawler.com”

* Security as “No encrption”

* Authentication Type as “PLAIN” ( I am not sure other type)

and type the full mail address including with @inbox.com in the username (for the gmail we just mention the email address with out @gmail.com)

Click Forward

Step 6:


Give a specific name how would you like to represent the account. It is just a name. It can be anything of your thought.

Then click “Forward”.
Did you get the below screen,


Click Apply and wait for some seconds else press “F9” to receive the mail from inbox.com

The last instruction : make sure you have enabled pop3 option in inbox.com.



  1. Thank you so much! This walkthrough worked great for me. I’m using Ubuntu 8.10 and the only real difference is at the end you have to select you’re timezone. Keep up the good work!

    Comment by Brandon — November 17, 2008 @ 10:59 pm

  2. Thank you for taking the time to do this. Works great!

    Comment by Andido — June 28, 2009 @ 3:56 pm

  3. I Have Stopped Using m2 eMail Client.
    I use Web Based client now a days.

    Comment by Ashis — August 27, 2009 @ 6:12 pm

  4. Outgoing does not work for me with evolution in 9.10 for inbox.com

    Comment by Glen — December 21, 2009 @ 5:43 am

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