How To Configure Lycos Mail Imap Settings?

Lycos Mail Imap Settings

If you want to access your Lycos email account via IMAP, you should have a Lycos Mail Plus membership. To set up your email account in third-party email clients, you need the Lycos Mail Imap Settings.

The IMAP and SMTP information for the Lycos email account are given here.

Lycos - IMAP details

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  • Step : 1 Server name - imap.lycos.com
  • Step : 2 Port - 143 (insecure)

Lycos - SMTP details

  • Step : 1 Server name - smtp.lycos.com
  • Step : 2 Port - 587

The simple steps to access your Lycos email account on a mobile device or email client using IMAP are provided on this page.

Lycos Mail setup on your iPhone 

  • Step : 1 Tap the Settings icon on the home screen of your iPhone.
  • Step : 2 Select the Mail, Contacts, Calendars option.
  • Step : 3 Tap the Add Account option.
  • Step : 4 Choose the Other option.
  • Step : 5 Select the Add Mail Account option.
  • Step : 6 Type your name and Lycos email address in the appropriate fields.
  • Step : 7 While configuring your Lycos email account on your iPhone, the account type is set as POP by default.
  • Step : 8 To configure your email account using Lycos Mail Imap Settings, type a wrong email password in the Password field.
  • Step : 9 If you see an error message, tap the Save option followed by the OK option.
  • Step : 10 Make sure IMAP has been selected.
  • Step : 11 Type imap.lycos.com in the Host Name field.
  • Step : 12 Enter the correct Lycos email address and password in the User Name and Password fields, respectively.
  • Step : 13 Under the Outgoing Mail Server section, enter smtp.lycos.com in the Host Name field.
  • Step : 14 Fill the User Name and Password fields with the correct information.
  • Step : 15 To verify your settings, tap the Next option.
  • Step : 16 Tap the Save option on the IMAP screen.
  • Step : 17 Now, you have finished your email account setup using Lycos Mail Imap Settings.
  • Lycos Mail setup in Outlook 2010

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  • Step : 1 Launch the Microsoft Outlook 2010 email client.
  • Step : 2 Navigate to the Account Settings window and click the New button.
  • Step : 3 Choose the Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP option and click the Next button.
  • Step : 4 Checkmark the Manually configure server settings or additional server types box.
  • Step : 5 Click the Next button to continue.
  • Step : 6 Select the Internet E-mail option and click the Next button.

Enter the following Lycos IMAP details.

  • Step : 1 Your Name - Your full name
  • Step : 2 E-mail address - Your Lycos email address
  • Step : 3 Account Type - IMAP
  • Step : 4 Incoming mail server - imap.lycos.com
  • Step : 5 Outgoing mail server - smtp.lycos.com
  • Step : 6 User Name - Your Lycos email address
  • Step : 7 Password - Your Lycos email password
  • Step : 8 Select the Remember Password option and click the More Settings button.
  • Step : 9 Go to the Outgoing Server tab.
  • Step : 10 If the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication option is not selected, select it.
  • Step : 11 Ensure that the radio button beside the Use same settings as my incoming server is selected.
  • Step : 12 Click the OK button to save the server settings.
  • Step : 13 To validate your email account details, click the Test Account Settings button.
  • Step : 14 Click the Next button followed by the Finish button to complete your email account setup using Lycos Mail Imap Settings.

Lycos Mail setup on your Android mobile phone

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  • Step : 1 Tap the Email icon on the home screen of your Android mobile phone.
  • Step : 2 Type your Lycos email address and password in the appropriate fields.
  • Step : 3 Tap the Next option to continue.
  • Step : 4 Select the IMAP account type and continue with your email setup using Lycos Mail Imap Settings.
  • Step : 5 Now, the Incoming Server Settings screen will open.
  • Step : 6 In the User Name field, type your Lycos email address.
  • Step : 7 Enter your Lycos email password in the Password field.
  • Step : 8 Type imap.lycos.com in the IMAP Server field.
  • Step : 9 Do not change the information in the Port and Security Type fields.
  • Step : 10 To verify the incoming server settings, tap the Next option.
  • Step : 11 When the Outgoing Settings screen appears, type smtp.lycos.com in the SMTP server field.
  • Step : 12 Choose the SSL security type.
  • Step : 13 Enter 465 in the Port field.
  • Step : 14 There must be no checkmark next to the Require Sign-in option.
  • Step : 15 To verify the outgoing server settings, tap the Next option.
  • Step : 16 Set the mail frequency and then tap the Next option.
  • Step : 17 Finally, you have completed your email account setup on your Android phone using Lycos Mail Imap Settings.
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