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Lycos SMTP Settings

Lycos SMTP Settings

  • Server Address: smtp.mail.lycos.com
  • Username: Your Lycos Email Address
  • Password: Your Lycos Password
  • Port Number: 25
  • Authentication: Required
  • Sending Limits: Max 25 recipients per message and max 250 emails per day.

What is Lycos?

Lycos, Inc., is a web search engine and web portal established in 1994, spun out of Carnegie Mellon University. Lycos also encompasses a network of email, Webhosting, social networking, and entertainment websites.

Lycos was one of the most popular websites on the internet, ranking 8th in 1997, and peaking at 4th in both 1999 and 2001.

Near the peak of the dot-com bubble on May 16, 2000, Lycos announced its intent to be acquired by Terra Networks, the Internet arm of the Spanish telecommunications giant Telefónica, for $12.5 billion.

Lycos Internet was renamed Brightcom Group in May 2018.