How can I view my DreamHost email if my MX records are not pointed to DreamHost?

This article should only be used if your email WAS hosted at DreamHost but was recently moved to another host. These instructions explain how to view your old email at DreamHost.

If you are hosting your DNS at another company and want to BEGIN hosting email at DreamHost, view the following article instead:

When you switch a domain's mail service away from DreamHost, your DreamHost-hosted mail accounts will still remain active but stored emails may not be retained. Be sure to backup all of your stored emails before switching.

Review the Transferring Emails for further instructions.

Webmail can be used to log in to your DreamHost mail accounts, but the webmail.example.com address no longer works. Instead you can use:

For POP3 access and/or to set up a mail client program to download emails to your computer, the server name mail.example.com no longer works. You can find your specific mail cluster in your panel on the (Panel > 'Support' > 'Data Centers') page. View the following article for instructions on how to locate your mail servername.

While some hosts allow you to use the mail server IP address instead of the mail server name, DreamHost does not support mail connections via IP address.

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