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Documentation

This documentation covers LogicMail 0.4. A lot of it is applicable to earlier versions, and may be applicable to future versions. It is considered to be a living document, and will be updated along with LogicMail itself.

Installation

Configuration

When first started, LogicMail presents an empty accounts list screen. To begin setup, go to the menu and select "Configuration". You will then see a list of the following configuration sections:

Global settingsOptions that apply across the whole application.
IdentitiesUser information that you might want to maintain across multiple accounts.
AccountsConnection and setup information for servers (POP/IMAP) you receive E-Mail through.
Outgoing serversServers used for sending E-Mail (SMTP).

Global settings

Option DefaultDescription
Global settings:
Message count 30 Number of messages to download when connecting to a mailbox.
Message order Ascending Order in which to display messages.
WiFi mode Disabled Disabled - Do not use WiFi
Prompt - Prompt for WiFi use when making connections
Always - Always try to connect via WiFi
IMAP settings:
Max size to dl per msg (kb)32 Maximum amount of data (in kilobytes) to download when viewing a message
Max folder depth 4 Maximum depth to check when getting an account's mail folder tree
POP settings:
Max lines to dl per msg 400 Maximum amount of data (in lines of text, readable and encoded) to download when viewing a message
Connection debugging Unchecked Enable to cause all network communications to be logged for debugging. Only use this when no other means of capturing network communications are available for debugging, and disable immediately afterwards.

Identities

OptionDefaultDescription
Identity (Required) Name used to refer to this identity in the configuration screens
Full name Full name to use when sending E-Mail
E-Mail address (Required) E-Mail address to use as the sender of E-Mail
Reply-To address Address that recipients should use for replies. Only necessary if it is different from the above setting.
Signature Signature to put at the bottom of E-Mail messages. Can enter multiple lines.

Accounts

Option DefaultDescription
Account name (Required) Name used to refer to this identity in the configuration screens
Server (Required) Address of the incoming E-Mail server
SSL Unchecked Whether to use SSL when connecting
Port 110/995 or 143/993(Required) Port to connect to on the server. Default is based on the protocol and SSL setting, but can be changed.
Username Username for authenticating with the server. (If left blank, you will be prompted on connection.)
Password Password for authenticating with the server. (If left blank, you will be prompted on connection.)
Use MDS proxy Checked Whether to connect directly (unchecked), or go through a service proxy (checked).
Identity Identity (from above) to associate with the account
Outgoing server None Outgoing server (from below) to associate with the account for sending E-Mail
Sent message folder None (IMAP Only) Folder to store sent messages in. This option is only available once you have connected to your mail server for the first time and retrieved the folder tree.

Outgoing servers

Option DefaultDescription
Account name (Required) Name used to refer to this identity in the configuration screens
Server (Required) Address of the outgoing (SMTP) E-Mail server
SSL Unchecked Whether to use SSL when connecting. LogicMail only supports SSL connections that begin SSL-encrypted. Connections that start unencrypted, then send STARTTLS to become encrypted, are not supported due to platform limitations.
Port 25/465 (Required) Port to connect to on the server. Default is based on the protocol and SSL setting, but can be changed.
Authentication NONE Form of authentication to use with the SMTP server. Options are: NONE, PLAIN, LOGIN, and CRAM-MD5.
Username Username for authenticating with the server. (If left blank, you will be prompted on connection.)
Password Password for authenticating with the server. (If left blank, you will be prompted on connection.)
Use MDS proxy Checked Whether to connect directly (unchecked), or go through a service proxy (checked).

Usage

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