How to set up email in Windows Live Mail

User Name : name@example.com
Your user name is your full email address
Incoming Server : mail.example.com
Ports : IMAP 143 / POP 110
Outgoing Server : smtp.example.com
Port : SMTP 587

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This guide takes you step-by-step through the process of setting up a new email account in Window Live Mail.

If the Mail account is already set up, but giving errors – then refer to our  Troubleshooting guide.

Note: This guide defaults to IMAP and No SSL.

Replace example.com with your domain name

1. Launch Windows Live Mail
2. Select Accounts from the top menu bar
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3. Select Email

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4. Enter the email address and password (forgotten passwords can be reset in konsoleH) > Next
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5. Configure server settings:

Incoming server information:

  • Server type is IMAP
  • Server address starts with mail.
  • Port is 143
  • Authenticate using Clear text
  • Logon user name is the full email address

Outgoing server information:

  • Server address starts with smtp.
  • Port is 587
  • Requires a secure connection (SSL) is not ticked
  • Requires authentication is ticked

Next

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6. Once prompted, you can complete the setup by clicking Finish.

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7. If your email is still not working, please read our Troubleshooting Guide.