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How To Setup Email On Windows 10 Mail

If you have a Windows 10 PC, it has the Windows Mail App installed by default that you can use to configure your email accounts. The Mail App is also on Windows 8 and its variants, and you can use this article to configure your Email Account on Windows 8 as well.

Note: We will be configuring the email account using SSL Hostnames for SMTP and IMAP protocols.

  1. Type Mail into the search bar next to the start menu.
  2. Click the Mail icon that appears in the search results.
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  3. Launch the Windows 10 Mail App. On the left, you will see an option called Accounts. Click on it, and a new column will slide in on the right. Click on Add Account.
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  4. Select Advanced setup.
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  5. Select Internet email.
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  6. Refer to the Email Client Settings below, and based on your preferences, enter the respective hostnames, port numbers, and encryption methods for the Incoming Mail and Outgoing Mail servers. Then click on Next.
     
    SSL Email Port Settings
    Outgoing Server SMTPsmtp.domainname.comPort 26/587
    Incoming Server IMAPimap.domainname.comPort 993
    Incoming Server POPpop.domainname.comPort 995
    Non-SSL Email Port Settings
    Outgoing Server SMTPmail.domainname.comPort 25/587
    Incoming Server IMAPmail.domainname.comPort 143
    Incoming Server POPmail.domainname.comPort 110

    Note: The domainname.com in the above example needs to be replaced with your actual domain name.

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  7. Your email account has been configured successfully!
    Click on Done to conclude the process.
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  8.  You can now send and receive emails from your Email Client.
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