1. I was in a similar position and wasted some time before I got it working. Thought it would be helpful for someone. Sympatico guidelines are not straightforward.
    Glad I could help. This is one link that I get most visits.

  2. Thanks for taking the time to publish this information. I had unsuccessfully spent time with the Sympatico guide as well as their online help and ended up trying several combinations that did not work. With your simple instructions which I found using Google I had both sending and receiving working in KMail in just a minute or so.