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Email Application Setup: Windows Live Mail

Add a New Account

  1. Open Windows Live Mail. 
  2. Go to the Accounts tab and click Email
  3. Enter the following settings: 
    • Email Address: Your full email address
    • Password: The password for the email account you're setting up.
    • Display Name: Enter your name as you want it to appear on your outbound email.
  4. Check the box to Manually configure server settings for e-mail account. 
  5. Click Next.
  6. Enter the following settings for an IMAP with SSL* configuration:
    • Incoming Server: mail.example.com, replacing example.com with your domain. 
    • Incoming Port: 993
    • Check the box for This server requires a secure connection (SSL)
    • Login ID: Your full email address.
    • Outgoing Server: mail.example.com, replacing example.com with your domain name.
    • Outgoing Port: 465
    • Check the box for This server requires a secure connection (SSL)
    • Check the box for This server requires authentication.
  7.  Click Next.
  8. Click Finish.
For POP3 or IMAP without SSL settings, check out our Email Application Setup article or view your configuration data in your Email Manager.