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How to Use Midco Email

Log In to Midco Email
  1. Go to Midco email.
  2. Enter your email address and password, and click Sign In.
  3. Open, read, save or delete messages as you need.

Note: If you wish to keep certain email messages, be sure to save them to your home computer by using the Save As option in Webmail. You can also save these messages in a separate email program, such as Windows Live Mail.

Reset Email Password

If you forgot your email password, you can reset it outside or inside My Account.

To change your Midco email password outside My Account:

  1. Go to the Forgot Password page.
  2. Enter your email and account details, and click Submit.
  3. Enter a new password twice, and click Reset. A message will display when your password has been successfully saved.

To change your Midco email password in My Account:

  1. Log in to Midco.com/MyAccount.
  2. In the Services section next to Internet, select Manage Email.
  3. Select the email address you want to modify.
  4. Click Change Password.
  5. Enter a new password twice.
  6. Click Save. A message will display when your password has been successfully saved.
Check for New Messages
  1. Log in Midco email. Messages are displayed in your Inbox.
  2. To check for new messages, refresh your browser. New messages will display in your inbox.
Create New Email
  1. When you’re logged in to Midco email, click New Message.
  2. After a new message opens, enter an email address in the To field, a Subject line, and text in the body of the message.
  3. Click Send.
Create New Folder
  1. When you’re logged in to Midco email, click Manage Folders, or Settings and then Manage Folders.
  2. Select Add New Folder.
  3. Choose whether you’d like a Parent Folder, enter the new Folder Name.
  4. Click OK to save.
  5. Return to your inbox by clicking your email address in upper left corner.

The new folder now appears in left menu.

Hide/Unhide Folder
  1. When you’re logged in to Midco email, click Settings.
  2. Select Email Account on the left side, and then the Manage Folders tab.
  3. Locate the folder you'd like to hide or unhide. Click the eye icon next to the folder to toggle hiding on or off. When the icon has a line through it, the folder is hidden. When there is no line, the folder is visible.
View Filters

You can use filters to create rules for automatically moving and deleting email messages. This feature can help you ensure a clean inbox and that you’re within the email accounts 5 GB storage limit. You can filter or create rules based on a variety of fields, such as the To, From and Subject line.

Filters are rules that can be created to automatically move and delete email messages received based on specific fields such as To, From and Subject.

To add a filter:

  1. When you’re logged in to Midco email, click Settings.
  2. Click your Email Account on left side, and then click the Filters tab and Add Filter.
  3. Select the filtering option you prefer. Click the blue underlined words to see additional filtering options. Enter text in any open fields.
  4. Click Save.

A confirmation will display when you’ve successfully saved a filter.

To remove a filter:

  1. When you’re logged in to Midco email, click Settings.
  2. Click on Email Account on left side, and then the Filters tab.
  3. Locate the filter you’d like to remove, and click Remove and then Save.
Create New Contact
  1. When you’re logged in to Midco email, click Contacts and then New Contact.
  2. Enter contact information as you wish:
    • Display Name: Name you'll see in your contacts list
    • Email: Primary email address for contact
    • Phone: Phone number
    • Address: Street address
    • Skype: Skype username/contact information
    • Facebook: Facebook page/contact information
    • Additional Fields option provides more detailed fields, if you wish to use
  3. Click Save.
Import Contacts into Midco Email

If you want to save email contacts from a previous email address, you can import them into Midco email

  1. Log in to your previous email address, and go to your contacts or address book.
  2. Review your contacts list, and delete any you do not want to transition to your Midco account.
  3. Locate an option to export your contacts as a .csv file. This file will save automatically to a default location on your computer (typically, My Documents, Downloads or the Desktop).
  4. Log in to your Midco email.
  5. At the top of the page, choose Contacts.
  6. On the Contacts screen, locate and click the down arrow to the right of the trash bin icon. Click Import.
  7. When the Open window appears, navigate to the .csv file you exported from your previous email account. (As noted earlier, this file may be in My Documents, Downloads or your Desktop.)
  8. Click the file name and then Open. A confirmation message will display when your information has been imported, and the contacts will appear in your Midco email contact list.
Create New Appointment
  1. When you’re logged in to Midco email, click Calendar.
  2. Select the calendar where you’d like to add an event or appointment.
  3. Click New Event or a date on the calendar.
  4. At the top of the event, click the date, and select:
    • The calendar date range
    • All day or a specific time period
    • The event Repeat setting (for one-time and recurring events)
  5. Enter the event’s Subject, Description and Location.
  6. Click the alarm clock icon to set any preferred reminder options.
  7. Click Save.
Create Signature
  1. When you’re logged in to Midco email, click Settings.
  2. Click on Email Account on left side.
  3. In the Email account settings window, locate your email address, and click the Identity line that’s followed by your email address.
  4. Click the Signature tab, and then the radio button next to the signature editor.
  5. Enter your email signature. You can edit text and add images if you wish.
  6. Click Save for your signature to appear in all new, reply and forwarded email messages.
Forwarding

You can set up email forwarding through Midco Email by logging into the mail website. Forwarding information does not appear in any third-party email clients you may use on computers or mobile devices.

  1. When you’re logged in to Midco Email, click Settings.
  2. Click on Email Account on left side, and then the Forward tab.
  3. Select Enable Forward, and enter the full email address where you’d like to forward messages.
  4. Click Save.
Autoresponder

When you have autoresponder turned on, it sends an automatic reply message to anyone who sends you a message. You can customize your subject line and message. You may want to use this feature if you’re away from your email inbox and want to let others know when you can check and respond to messages again.

Autoresponder must be selected and unselected manually.

  1. When you’re logged in to Midco email, click Settings.
  2. Click on Email Account on left side, and then the Autoresponder tab.
  3. Select Enable autoresponder.
  4. Enter a Subject and Message.
  5. Click Save.
Cloud Storage

You can connect your Midco email to a Google Drive cloud storage accounts, enabling you to add email attachments saved on Google Drive.

  • A Google Drive account can be linked to one Midco email account/email address.
  • If you change Google Drive password, you must also update the password in your Midco email for the attachments feature to work.

To enable cloud storage:

  1. When you’re logged in to Midco email, click Settings.
  2. Click on External Services on left side.
  3. Under Google, click File storage and then Apply.
  4. Enter your Google Drive login credentials.
  5. Click Allow to connect your Google Drive account to your Midco email account.

New Midco Email messages will display a Google Drive attachment option.

To disable cloud storage:

  1. When you’re logged in to Midco email, click Settings.
  2. Click on External Services on left side.
  3. Locate the external service you’d like to disable, and click Disconnect.

New Midco Email messages will no longer display a Google Drive attachment option.

To change cloud storage to a different Midco Email address:

  1. When you’re logged in to Midco Email, disconnect the Google Drive account as described in the “To disable cloud storage” instructions.
  2. Log out of Midco email, and log in to a different Midco email account that you’d like to link to the Google Drive account.

Connect the Google Drive account to the new email address, using the “To enable cloud storage” instructions.

Modify Default Email Folders
  1. When you’re logged in to Midco email, click Settings.
  2. Click on Email Account on left side.
  3. On the Email account settings window, click Setup special folders.
  4. Select the dropdowns to modify the default folders as you wish, and click OK.

Midco email will now save your messages to the newly specified folders.