Knowledgebase:
How to setup your email client - Windows Live Mail
Posted by Paul Kirk on 01 October 2014 08:30 AM

 

Step 1


 Click on the Accounts Tab and then Email

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Step 2


Email address: The email address you are trying to access

Password: The password for the email address

Display name for your sent messages: Your full name

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Tick the Manually configure server settings and click on Next

 

Step 3


Server Type: POP3 or IMAP - we would recommend IMAP as this keeps a copy of the email on the server and can be access by multiple devices at the same time

Server address (incoming): mail.yourdomainname.com (replace yourdomainname.com with your domain name)

Port: This is usually 143

Authenticate using: Clear text

Logon user name: The email address you are trying to access

 

Outgoing mail server: mail.yourdomainname.com (replace yourdomainname.com with your domain name)

Port: This is usually 25

Requires a secure connection (SSL): No

Requires authetication: Yes

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 Then click on Next

 

Step 4


 

Click on Finish

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Please note: This is for Windows Live Mail version 2012 other versions may be slightly different.