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  • Share Access to Your Google Webmaster Tools Account

    Google’s Webmaster tools provide invaluable insight into your website.  You can view search appearance, traffic and errors so you can improve your website.  If you’re working with a website professional such as a designer or SEO analyst you’ll want to provide them with access to this Google App.  Providing access is quick and easy.  Here’s how…  

    1.  Sign into Google Webmaster tools at Google.com/webmasters.

    Once signed in you’ll see your site, or a list of websites that have been verified using Google Webmaster Tools.

    2.  Click the Manage Site Button and Choose Add or remove Users.

    add-users-to-google-webmasters-tools A list of Users and Site Owners will appear. There are two types of users that you can add to your Google Webmaster Tools account: Restricted and Full. Site owners always have complete control over all settings in Webmaster Tools.  A Full user can change most settings and take most site actions like submitting a new URL to Google’s search index.  Restricted users in Google Webmaster Tools are generally restricted to view only permissions.   google-webmasters-add-new-user-2

    3.  Click Add a New User

      Be Careful of who you give full access to.  Google Webmaster Tools are powerful and can have a significant impact on improving or ruining your Website’s performance.

    4. Enter the User’s Email, Select the Permission level and click Add.

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    Sharing Google Webmaster Tools
  • How to Give someone access to your Google Analytics without Sharing your Google Password

    Google is in to everything these days, so you really don’t want to be sharing your password, especially if all you really want to grant access to is Analytics. Instead, add a user to the profile you want to share!
    1. First, you will need the Google Email address of the person you wish to share with.
    2. From your Google Analytics dashboard, select the profile from your accounts list. Then hit the “Admin” button.
    3. Grant access either to the account  or the individual property by clicking “User Management” under the appropriate column.
    4. In the “Add permissions for:” box, enter the address you were given. Select how much access they will have. Choose “read and analyze” and “colaborrate” for less access. Add the “Edit” and “Manage Users” options for more control (but be choosy about who you allow full access!) Choose the “Notify this person by email” box to alert them that they have been given access.
    Share Google Analytics without giving away your password
  • Set Up Mac OS X Mail Using IMAP

    For 1&1 Mail Basic accounts

    In this article you will learn how to set up your 1&1 Mail Basic account with Mac OS X Mail using the IMAP protocol.

    Follow the steps below to configure Mac OS X Mail for use with your 1&1 Mail Basic account using the IMAP protocol.

    Before you begin, you will need to Create a 1&1 Mail Basic account.

    Step 1
    Open Finder and launch the Mail application.
    Please note:
    The screenshots provided in this article reflect Macintosh Mail 8.2
    Step 2
    Click Mail > Add Account.Mail > Add Account
    Mail > Add Account
    Step 3
    Select Add Other Mail Account and click the Continue button.Account selection screen
    Account selection screen
    Step 4
    Enter your Full Name, Email Address and Password. When finished, click Create button.Account data screen
    Account data screen
    Step 5
    After receiving a message that the Account must be manually configured click the Nextbutton. Account data screen
    Account data screen
    Step 6
    Supply the Incoming Mail Server Info using the table below as a guide. Click the Next button when finished.
    Parameter Value
    Account Type IMAP
    Mail Server imap.1and1.co.uk
    User Name Your complete e-mail address
    Password Your password for the e-mail address
    Incoming Mail Server Info screen
    Incoming Mail Server Info screen
    Step 7
    After receiving the notice that Addtional account information required, click the Nextbutton. Incoming Mail Server Info screen
    Incoming Mail Server Info screen
    Step 8
    Supply the additional Incoming Mail Server Info using the table below as a guide. Click theNext button when finished.
    Parameter Value
    Port 993
    Use SSL Checked
    Authentication Password
    Outgoing Mail Server Info screen
    Outgoing Mail Server Info screen
    Step 9
    Supply the Outgoing Mail Server Info using the table below as a guide. Click the Createbutton when finished.
    Parameter Value
    SMTP Server auth.smtp.1and1.co.uk
    User Name Your complete e-mail address
    Password Your password for the e-mail address
    Outgoing Mail Server Info screen
    Outgoing Mail Server Info screen
    Step 10
    After receiving the notice that Addtional account information required, click the Nextbutton. Outgoing Mail Server Info screen
    Outgoing Mail Server Info screen
    Step 11
    Supply the additional Outgoing Mail Server Info using the table below as a guide. Click theNext button when finished.
    Parameter Value
    Port 587
    Use SSL Checked
    Authentication Password
    Outgoing Mail Server Info screen
    Outgoing Mail Server Info screen
    Step 12
    OS X Mail will connect to your account and beging downloading your mail to your inbox.OS X Mail inbox
    OS X Mail inbox
  • Set Up 1&1 Mail Basic on an iPhone

    Learn how to set up your 1&1 Mail Basic account on your iPhone, allowing you to send and receive e-mails wherever you go.

    The images used in this guide reflect the iOS 9.1 operating system.

    Before you begin, you will need to Create 1&1 Mail Basic Account.

    Step 1
    Find and click Settings on your iDevice. iPhone home screen
    iPhone home screen
    Step 2
    Scroll down and select Mail, Contacts, Calendars. Settings menu
    Settings menu
    Step 3
    Select Add Account… Mail, Contacts, Calendars screen
    Mail, Contacts, Calendars screen
    Step 4
    Scroll down and select Other. Add account screen
    Add account screen
    Step 5
    Select Add Mail Account. Other mail account screen
    Other mail account screen
    Step 6
    Enter the Name you wish to display to others when sending an E-mail, your full E-mail Address and the Password for the E-mail account. The description will mirror the E-mail Address by default, although you may change it.New account screen
    New account screen
    Step 7
    Tap the Next button. New account screen
    New account screen
    Step 8
    Ensure that IMAP is selected at the top and that the name, address and description have been carried over. Scroll down and enter imap.1and1.co.uk in the Host Name field and your full E-mail Address in the User Name field under the Incoming Mail Server section. New account screen
    New account screen
    Step 9
    Enter auth.smtp.1and1.co.uk without the quotes in the Host Name field and your full E-mail address in the User Name field under the Outgoing Mail Server section. Enter the Passwordfor the E-mail account. New account screen
    New account screen
    Step 10
    Tap the Next button. New account screen
    New account screen
    Step 11
    Turn Mail syncing ON. Optionally, you may also turn on Notes syncing. Sync with IMAP
    Sync with IMAP
    Step 12
    Click Save to complete the setup of your 1&1 Mail Basic on your iPhone.Accounts overview
  • Set Up 1&1 Mail Basic on an Android Phone

    Set Up 1&1 Mail Basic on an Android Phone

    The following steps will teach you how to sync your 1&1 Mail Basic on an Android Phone.

    Follow the instructions below to sync your E-mail account on an Android Phone. Before you begin, you will need to have created 1&1 Mail Basic account.

    Please note:
    1&1 suggests the use of IMAP over POP3.
    Step 1
    Under APPS, click on E-mail. APPS overview
    APPS overview
    Step 2
    Enter your E-mail address and password and then press Next.Account setup
    Account setup
    Step 3
    Select IMAP. Types of accounts
    Types of accounts
    Step 4
    Under Server, enter imap.1and1.co.uk and enter 993 in the Port text box. Choose SSL/TLS as the Security type. Click on Next when finished.Server details to be entered
    Server details to be entered
    Step 5
    Enter auth.smtp.1and1.co.uk in the SMTP server text box and 587 in the Port text box. Check the box for Require signin. Enter your full E-mail address and your E-mail address password. Click on Next to proceed. SMTP server information
    SMTP server information
    Step 6
    Give this account a name and enter Your name. It is suggested to use your E-mail address as the account name to differentiate it from any other E-mail accounts you may set up. Click on Next to proceed. Account name and your name
    Account name and your name
    Step 7
    Click on the Email icon again to access your 1&1 Mail Basic account on your phone.APPS overview on your phone
    APPS overview on your phone

    The setup is complete. Your phone now downloads and displays your recent E-mails in the application. E-mail Inbox

  • Set Up E-mail with Microsoft Outlook 2013 using POP3

    Set Up Microsoft Outlook 2013 Using IMAP

    Learn how to configure Microsoft Outlook 2013 for use with your 1&1 Mail Basic account using the IMAP Protocol.

    Follow the instructions below to sync your E-mail account with Outlook 2013. Before you begin, you will need to have Outlook 2013 already installed on your computer and a 1&1 Mail Basic account created.

    Step 1
    On your computer, click the Start Menu and select Control Panel.
    Step 2
    If using Windows Vista, Windows 7 or above, type Mail into the search box at the top-right of the Control Panel window to quickly find the Mail icon. Then, double-click it.Search for Mail
    Search for Mail
    Step 3
    Click the E-mail Accounts button. Mail Setup overview
    Mail Setup overview
    Step 4
    Under the E-mail tab, click the New button to add your 1&1 e-mail account.Account Settings
    Account Settings
    Step 5
    Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types and then click onNext.Auto Account Setup
    Auto Account Setup
    Step 6
    Select the POP or IMAP type of account and then click the Next button. Service used
    Service used
    Step 7
    Enter your name and your 1&1 Mail Basic address (A). This is the name that will appear when others receive your E-mail. Select IMAP from the Account Type drop-down box. Enter imap.1and1.co.uk as theIncoming mail server and under Outgoing mail server (SMTP) enterauth.smtp.1and1.co.uk (B). Enter your full 1&1 Mail Basic address as the User Name and the E-mail account’spassword (C). Check the box for Remember password if you do not want to enter your password every time you check or send your E-mails from this account. Click the More Settings.User Information, Server Information, Logon Information
    User Information, Server Information, Logon Information
    Step 8
    Select the Outgoing Server tab from the top of the new window that opens. General Settings tab
    General Settings tab
    Step 9
    Check the box for My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and ensure that Use same settings as my incoming mail server is selected. Next, click the Advanced tab at the top of the window.Outgoing Server settings
    Outgoing Server settings
    Step 10
    Enter port 993 as the Incoming server (IMAP) port and ensure that SSL is chosen from theUse the following type of encrypted connection drop-down box. Enter port 587 as the Outgoing server (SMTP) port and choose TLS from the drop-down box next to Use the following type of encrypted connection. Click on OK to save your settings. Advanced E-mail Settings
    Advanced E-mail Settings
    Step 11
    Click the Next.Continue with settings
    Continue with settings
    Step 12
    If the test fails, go through the previous steps and double-check all of your settings in Outlook. If the test is successful, click the Close.Tests completed
    Tests completed
    Step 13
    Click on Finish. Confirmation message
    Confirmation message
    Step 14
    Click on Close to close the Account Settings window. Account Settings
    Account Settings
    Step 15
    Click on Close to close the Mail Setup window.Close Mail Setup
    Close Mail Setup

    You may now launch Outlook 2013 from the Start menu and begin writing and checking your mail.