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Internet Service Providers (ISP) Settings - US
For Version 1.0 and 2.x Handheld PCs, Palm size PCs and Pocket PCs
By Chris De Herrera, Copyright 1997- 2002
Version 2.65   Revised 12/29/2002

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Sections:  Introduction, Compatible ISPs, ISP Settings - International, Partially/Incompatible ISPs, WWW E-Mail, Troubleshooting, Settings Description

Introduction

The following settings can be used to configure any PC, PDA or Handheld PC to connect to various US ISPs or International ISP for accessing the internet.  All of these ISPs use PPP for their connections. In order to read newsgroups with Windows CE you will need a news reader.  bSquare and Ruksun have news readers for Windows CE. There are two scripting programs, bUSEFUL Script and DialupMaster, available for users that must enter their information by hand.  You can also use AOL's Instant Messenger with Windows CE 2.0 and 2.11 H/PCs.  ICQ is also available for H/PC 2.0 devices as well as P/PCs. Users have reported problems using ICQ with Windows CE 2.11 and 3.0.

Here is a list of ISPs that work with Windows CE / PDAs and the settings required to use them:

ISP IP Address Log on to Net Use Software Comp. DNS Address Mail Host
(POP3 Host)
News Server Comments
Use IP Header Comp. Host for Sending Messages
(SMTP Host)
A+ Net Server Assigned No Yes 208.137.248.4
208.137.254.2
mail1.abac.com news1.abac.com
Yes smtp.abac.com
Access 1 Server Assigned No Yes 206.13.101.10 206.13.28.12 mail.access1.net news.access1.net
Yes smtp.access1.net
Access Communications Server Assigned No Yes 207.235.48.2 207.235.48.3 mail.accesscomm.net news.accesscomm.net
Yes mail.accesscomm.net
Advanced Systems Network Server Assigned No Yes 205.167.153.4 205.167.153.2 pop3.as.net news.as.net
Yes smtp.as.net
Advertisnet Server Assigned No Yes 192.168.1.2 192.168.1.222 pop.advertisnet.com news.advertisnet.com Connect with PCs, Macs, Dreamcast and Windows CE
Yes smtp.advertisnet.com
AlphaStar Server Assigned No Yes 207.182.64.1 207.182.64.2 mailhost.alphastar.com news.alphastar.com Requires mc/alpha. before your log on name

Email only accounts available.

Yes mailhost.alphastar.com
Alternate Access Server Assigned No Yes Server Assigned mail.aa.net news.aa.net
Yes mail.aa.net
Ameritech Server Assigned No Yes Server Assigned depends on your city See Ameritech's website for e-mail server details
Yes depends on your city
ATT GlobalNet Server Assigned No Yes 165.87.13.129
165.87.194.244
popa.attglobal.net news1.attglobalnet.net
Yes smtp1.attglobal.net
ATT Worldnet Server Assigned No Yes 204.127.129.1 204.127.160.1 204.127.5.17

postoffice.worldnet.att.net

netnews.worldnet.att.net Your E-mail name (No Domain) and password are user assigned and not the same as the Pop3 name.

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Yes mailhost.worldnet.att.net
BellSouth.Net   Server Assigned No No Server Assigned mail.bellsouth.net basic.bs.webusenet.com
Yes mail.bellsouth.net
Best Internet Communications Server Assigned No No 204.156.128.1 204.156.128.10 mail.best.com news.best.com
No smtp.best.com
BestWeb Server Assigned No Yes 209.94.100.100 209.94.100.200 mail.bestweb.net news.bestweb.net
Yes smtp.bestweb.net
Bit-Net Server Assigned No Yes 208.146.132.1 208.146.132.2 mail.bit-net.com news.bit-net.com
Yes mail.bit-net.com
Brigadoon Server Assigned No Yes 192.231.129.2 192.231.129.33 mail.brigadoon.com news.brigadoon.com Requires bg/ before log on name
Yes mail.brigadoon.com
Budgetsurf.net Server Assigned No Yes Server Assigned pop.budgetsurf.net news.budgetsurf.net
Yes smtp.budgetsurf.net
Cascadia NW / Opus Interactive Server Assigned No Yes 198.145.70.2 192.243.32.10 mail.opusnet.com news.opusnet.com Located in Portland, OR. Email only accounts available.
Yes mail.opusnet.com
CASLink Server Assigned No Yes 208.216.217.195 208.216.217.194 casmail.caslink.com casnews.caslink.com
Yes casmail.caslink.com
ChoiceNet Connections Server Assigned No Yes 207.183.249.254
207.183.249.3
mail.quiknet.com news.quiknet.com
Yes mail.quiknet.com
Coast Internet Services Server Assigned No Yes 209.218.190.2
209.218.32.4
mail.coastinternet.com news2.primenetwork.net
Yes mail.coastinternet.com
Compuserve Server Assigned No Yes 149.174.211.5 149.174.213.5 pop.compuserve.com news.compuserve.com Requires terminal before connecting - read Windows CE Howto For E-mail configuration GO POPMAIL. Note: new email address [email protected] or if using mail only password  [email protected] My bUseful Script for accessing CIS - Beta. WinCE access to CSi Email and can be found at GO PALMTOP in the "WinCE Assessing CSi" File Library
Yes smtp.compuserve.com
ComStar USA Server Assigned Yes No Server Assigned mail.csusa.net news.csusa.net
No mail.csusa.net
Concentric Network Server Assigned No No 207.155.184.72 206.173.119.72 pop3.concentric.net news.concentric.net
No smtp.concentric.net
CSINet Server Assigned No Yes Server Assigned mail.csinet.net news.csinet.net Windows CE Setup
Yes mail.csinet.net
CWIX (Cable & Wireless) Server Assigned No Yes 204.70.127.127  204.70.127.128 mailrelay.cwix.com news.cwix.com Be careful there's a 24 random digit password.
Yes mail07.cwix.com
CyberGate Server Assigned No Yes 199.227.0.2  199.227.0.3 mailhost.gate.net news.gate.net
Yes pop.gate.net
Drizzle Server Assigned Yes Yes 149.174.211.5 149.174.213.5 mail.drizzle.com news.drizzle.com Requires -ppp after Log On Name
Yes mail.drizzle.com
Earthlink Server Assigned Yes Yes Server Assigned pop.ix.netcom.com nntp.ix.netcom.com Must use [email protected] to login for e-mail in Inbox
Yes mail.mindspring.com
E-Mail Xpress Server Assigned No Yes 207.179.14.130 207.179.14.131 pop.141.com none Email accounts $2.00 per month 5mb of storage, Internet 888 access $5.00 per month and ten cents a minute
Yes smtp.141.com
Erols Server Assigned No Yes 149.174.211.5 149.174.213.5 pop.erols.com Add 4-6 commas after phone number if not using K56Flex 56k
Yes smtp.erols.com
Fishnet Server Assigned No Yes 205.216.133.3 205.216.133.10 mail.fishnet.net news.fishnet.net Use a capital P before username to connect via ppp.
No mail.fishnet.net
Flashnet Server Assigned No Yes 209.30.0.9 209.30.0.100 mail.flash.net news.flash.net
Yes pop.flash.net
FNet Server Assigned No Yes 205.138.219.2 pop3.ftel.net news.ftel.net
Yes smtp.ftel.net
Galaxy Internet Services (GIS) Server Assigned No Yes 208.218.130.5    208.218.130.20 pop.gis.net news.gis.net Requires Terminal Window after connect in order to type in name and password in.  You will also see your IP-Address.
Leave your Username, Password and domain blank.
Yes smtp.gis.net
Goldenwave Server Assigned No Yes 209.85.113.3 200.85.113.3 propertynet.net
Yes propertynet.net
Great Lakes Online Server Assigned No Yes 206.249.182.1 206.249.182.2 mail.glol.net news.glol.net Windows CE Setup
Yes mail.glol.net
GTE Server Assigned No Yes 206.124.64.253 206.124.65.253 mail.gte.net news.gte.net Requires GTE/ before Log On name.  You must enter your e-mail address as the return address in Inbox. GTE/ must be in capitals.
Yes smtp.gte.net
IBM Internet Connetion Services Server Assigned No No US, Canada, S. America, Asia, Pacific
165.87.194.244 165.87.201.244
Middle East, (except Israel) Africa
152.158.2.48
152.158.16.48
Israel
192.115.72.170
192.115.72.154
pop1.ibm.net or pop2.ibm.net or pop3.ibm.net or pop4.ibm.net or pop5.ibm.net or pop6.ibm.net news1.ibm.net or news2.ibm.net or news3.ibm.net Windows CE Howto, Windows CE Setup
Yes smtp1.ibm.net
IDT Corp Server Assigned No Yes 198.4.75.100 198.4.75.69 pop3.idt.net news.idt.net Requires manual entry of username  & password. Answer 2 for annex
Yes smtp.idt.net
Impulse Internet Services Server Assigned No Yes Server Assigned mail.impulse.net news.impulse.net
Yes mail.impulse.net
Integra Commmunications Server Assigned Yes Yes 209.211.37.10 209.211.37.9 mail.integracom.net news.integracom.net
Yes mail.integracom.net
Interaccess Server Assigned Yes Yes 207.208.129.230 207.208.129.238 pop.interaccess.com nntp.interaccess.com Requires manual entry of username  & password via terminal after dialing. 
Yes smtp.interaccess.com
Interlink LC Server Assigned No Yes 206.27.219.1 206.27.198.1 mailhost.interl.net news.interl.net
Yes mailhost.interl.net
Internet America Server Assigned Yes Yes 206.66.12.36 204.178.72.30 mail.airmail.net news.airmail.net Windows CE Setup
Yes mail.airmail.net
Internet Frontier Server Assigned No No 208.196.56.2 198.6.1.1 mail.ifn.net news.ifn.net Windows CE Setup
No mail.ifn.net
Internet Texhoma Server Assigned No Yes 209.151.96.2 207.106.7.7 mail.texoma.net news.texhoma.net
Yes mail.texoma.net
Internetworld Server Assigned No Yes 204.186.72.1 204.186.0.201 mail.internetworld.net news.internetworld.net
Yes mail.internetworld.net
Infinite Data Source (East Coast) Server Assigned No Yes 209.8.67.10 209.8.67.5 idsonline.com news.idsonline.com
Yes idsonline.com
Infinite Data Source (Midwest) Server Assigned No Yes 209.8.67.10 198.49.174.58 mw.idsonline.com news.idsonline.com
Yes mw.idsonline.com
JanRix Server Assigned No No 207.22.155.1
206.72.128.34
mailhost.janrix.com news.janrix.com Windows CE Setup
No mailhost.janrix.com
JPSnet Internet Services Server Assigned No Yes 209.63.224.35
208.25.63.252
mail.jps.net news.jps.net Mail username is [email protected], E-Mail Incompatible with H/PC Pros.
Yes smtp.jps.net
Liberty Bay Server Assigned No Yes 209.247.83.140
209.247.83.141
mail.libertybay.com
Yes smtp.libertybay.com
Loop.com Server Assigned No No 10.130.130.128
10.130.130.129
pop.loop.com nntp.loop.com
No smtp.loop.com
Los Angeles Free-Net Server Assigned No Yes Server Assigned mail.lafn.org news.lafn.org In order to access web pages outside of LAFN you must use the HTTP Proxy proxy.lafn.org, port 80
Yes smtp.lafn.org
MCI Internet Server Assigned No No 204.70.127.127 204.70.127.128 mail.internetmci.com news.internetmci.com
No mail.internetmci.com
Mindspring Server Assigned No No 207.69.188.185 207.69.188.186 pop.mindspring.com news.mindspring.com
Yes mail.mindspring.com
MountainNetworks Server Assigned No No 198.77.1.1 198.77.1.3 pop.mountain.net news.mountain.net Windows CE Setup
No pop.mountain.net
NetNevada Server Assigned No Yes 64.89.225.9 64.89.225.10 mail.yourdomain.net allnews.netnevada.net Several domains are available at signup, a choice of three, at the users request.
Yes smtp.netnevada.net
Netcom (US) Server Assigned No No 199.182.120.203 199.182.120.202 popd.ix.netcom.com Requires a # before the Log On username
No smtp.ix.netcom.com
OneNet Communications Server Assigned No Yes 206.112.192.110
206.112.192.104
mail.one.net news.one.net Make sure username is all lowercase, and JUST the username, not
the email address.
Yes mail4.one.net
Pacific Bell Internet Server Assigned No No Server Assigned postoffice.pacbell.net news.pacbell.net
No mail.pacbell.net
PalmNet On-Line Server Assigned No Yes 206.156.142.2 mail.palmnet.net Windows CE Setup
Yes mail.palmnet.net
PDQ.NET Server Assigned No Yes 204.145.251.1
204.145.251.2
pop.pdq.net news.pdq.net
Yes mail.pdq.net
PeoplePC Server Assigned No Yes Server Assigned mail.peoplepc.com
Yes smtp.peoplepc.com
PowerSite Server Assigned No No 206.103.159.20 206.103.159.16 mail.powersite.net news.powersite.net Windows CE Instructions
No mail.powersite.net
Prodigy Server Assigned No No 198.83.19.241
198.83.19.244
pop.prodigy.net news.prodigy.net Logon name and mail name are same
No smtp.prodigy.net
Quik Internet Server Assigned Yes Yes 204.182.160.1
205.162.86.17
mail.quik.com news.quik.com
Yes mail.quik.com
Shadow Internet Services Server Assigned Yes Yes 204.177.71.2
204.177.71.251
mail.shadow.net news.shadow.net
Yes mail.shadow.net
Shore Communications Server Assigned No Yes Server Assigned web1.shorecom.com 205.171.24.249
Yes web1.shorecom.com
Shaka  (Hawaii) Server Assigned No Yes Server Assigned mail.flex.com news.flex.com
Yes mail.flex.com
Sierra Net Server Assigned No Yes 207.135.224.247
207.135.224.248
pop3.sierra.net news.sierra.net Windows CE Instructions
Yes smtp.sierra.net
SloNet Server Assigned No Yes 207.114.180.2
207.170.210.162
mail.slonet.org news.slonet.org
Yes mail.slonet.org
SNet Server Assigned No Yes Server Assigned pop.snet.net news.snet.net If Server Assigned DNS does not work, the addresses are 204.60.7.2  and 204.60.0.3.
Yes smtp.snet.net
Southwestern Bell Server Assigned No No 151.164.1.8
151.164.1.7
postoffice.swbell.net news.swbell.net
No mail.swbell.net
Sirius Connections Server Assigned No Yes 205.134.233.1
207.44.144.2
pop.sirius.com news.sirius.com
Yes mail.sirius.com
Sprintnet Server Assigned No Yes 206.134.133.10 205.137.196.138 pop.a001.sprintmail.com
Yes smtp.a001.sprintmail.com
Sprynet Server Assigned No No 207.69.188.185 207.69.188.186 pop.sprynet.com nntp.sprynet.com
Yes mail.sprynet.com
SRVNet Server Assigned No Yes 199.104.81.3 199.104.81.6 pop.srv.net news.srv.net Windows CE Dialup Setup Windows CE E-Mail Setup
Yes pop.srv.net
T-Mobile n/a n/a n/a n/a myemail.t-mobile.com n/A  
n/a myemail.t-mobile.com
TDS Telecom Server Assigned No Yes 205.243.39.34 205.243.39.39 tctc.com news.tctc.com Uses PAP authentication
Yes tctc.com
Time Warner Cable n/a n/a n/a n/a pop-server.<location>.com   Locations are the name of your city or area.  IE austin or socal
n/a smtp-server.<location>.com
Teleport Internet Services Server Assigned No Yes 192.108.254.11 192.108.254.26 mail.teleport.com news.teleport.com Configuration Howto
Yes mail.teleport.com
The Internet Ramp (Michigan) Server Assigned No Yes 205.138.41.1
0.0.0.0
mail.tir.com news.tir.com
Yes mail.tir.com
U-Net Server Assigned No No 194.119.131.65 191.119.131.66 mail.u-net.com news.u-net.com Dialup Configuration
E-Mail configuration
Yes send.mail.u-net.com
US West Server Assigned Yes Yes 206.196.128.1
204.147.80.5
pop.dnvr.uswest.net news.dnvr.uswest.net Requires < and > airound e-mail addresses.
Yes pop.dnvr.uswest.ne
UTINet Server Assigned No Yes 208.236.212.2    208.236.212.3 mailhost.utinet.net news.utinet.net
Yes mailhost.utinet.net
UUNet Server Assigned No No 198.6.1.1 198.6.1.2 alterdial.uu.net news.uu.net
No n/a
VEI Internet Server Assigned No Yes 64.89.101.2
64.89.101.3
mail.vei.net news.vei.net Our outgoing mail server (SMTP) requires an email client that supports SMTP Authentication.
No mail.vei.net
Verinet Communications Server Assigned No No 204.144.246.3
204.144.246.4
pop.verinet.com news2.verinet.com
Yes mail.verinet.com
Wolf.NET Server Assigned No Yes Server Assigned mail.wolf.net news.wolf.net
mnews.wolf.net
Yes mail.wolf.ne
WorldShare.com Server Assigned No No 12.127.17.72
12.127.16.68.
mail.worldshare.net wsnews.worldshare.net Must use prefix i.wshr.username for the login name
Yes smtp.worldshare.net

           Add your ISP! E-mail the settings to  [email protected] PC FAQ

Here's a list of ISPs that have limited or no support for Windows CE:

ISP IP Address Log on to Net Use Software Comp. DNS Address Mail Host  (POP3 Host) News Server Comments
Use IP Header Comp. Host for Sending Messages (SMTP Host)
America Online Not Supported       No SMTP/POP3 Support No Newsgroup Support Limited access including e-mail is available -    AOL Mail Web, AOL Instant Messenger require an additional ISP.  AOL Mail for Windows CE dials AOL for e-mail access only, however it does not support attachments. Keyword Anywhere. At Keyword CEBeta you will find their latest Pocket PC client with Web surfing support.
Juno, Freewwweb.com Not Supported       Not Applicable   Freewwweb.com was acquired by Juno
Gateway.net Not Supported            
Microsoft Network Server Assigned Yes Yes Server Assigned Use Hotmail and forward all your mail to that account. Use MSN E-Mail Client for Pocket PC msnews.msn.com Username must have MSN/ before it - MSN/username  Also, MSN must be in capitals.
Yes
NetZero, FreeInternet Not Supported           FreeInternet was acquired by NetZero
Virgin Net Not Supported            

Here's a list of free e-mail services that work with Windows CE:

(I recommend not using frames - they take up a lot of precious screen space for scroll bars)

ISP Connectivity Mailbox Size Description
CoolMail WWW, POP3, 800# 2 MB Toll-free access (1 hour free per month) to special number wherein a computer will read you your incoming e-mail, with opportunity for preprogrammed e-mail responses.

Use smtp.coolmail.net for POP3 and your ISPs SMTP server.

Hotmail WWW, SMTP/POP3 I recommend unclicking the fit to page option in Pocket IE.
MailCity WWW, SMTP/POP3 4 MB
MailExcite WWW, SMTP/POP3 4 MB
NetAddress WWW Includes accounts with USA.NET
Yahoo! Mail WWW

POP3 Access via the Web

For easy access to your e-mail while on the road, cyber cafe's or at computer shows, you can use Mailstart.com. They offer free access to POP3 e-mail addresses and allow you to read, send and delete e-mail. The best news of all is that the e-mail is retained in your mailbox until you retrieve it via the Inbox or your desktop.  This service is only compatible with the H/PC Pro units at this time.


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