Setting up your email account in KDE Kontact

Setting up through Autodiscovery

  • Launch Kontact.
  • If this is the first time you launched Kontact or KMail, it asks you to set up your account. Proceed to step 4.
  • Go to Mail in the sidebar. Go to the Tools menu and select Account Wizard.
  • Enter your name, email address (username@domainname.tld) and your password. Click Next.
  • Click Create Account. If prompted, re-enter your password and click OK.
  • Close the window by clicking Finish.
  • Go to Calendar in the sidebar.
  • Go to the Settings menu and select Configure KOrganizer.
  • Go to the Calendars tab and click the Add button.
  • Choose DAV groupware resource and click OK.
  • Enter your email address (username@domainname.tld) and your password. Click Next.
  • Select ScalableOGo from the dropdown menu and click Next.
  • Enter into the Host field and click Next.
  • Click Test Connection and then Finish. Finally, click OK twice.

Once you have set up Kontact, you can also use KMail, KOrganizer and KAddressBook individually.

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