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How do I configure my mail account in Microsoft Windows Mail?




This article will walk you through the process of configuring your mail account in Microsoft Windows Mail

  1. In Microsoft Windows Mail, click ‘Tools > Accounts’.

  2. Click the ‘Add’ button, select ‘E-mail Account’ and click the ‘Next’ button.

  3. Enter your name as you would like it displayed to others e.g. ‘John Smith’ and click the ‘Next’ button.

  4. Enter the email address that you want to setup in Microsoft Windows Mail and click the ‘Next’ button.

  5. Select ‘POP3’ from the drop-down menu ‘Incoming e-mail server type’.

  6. In the ‘Incoming mail (POP3 or IMAP) server’ field, enter ‘mail.yourdomainname’ e.g. ‘mail.magdesign.co.uk’.

  7. Enter the same for the ‘Outgoing e-mail server (SMTP) name’ field.
  8. Check the ‘Outgoing server requires authentication’ box and click the ‘Next’ button.

  9. Enter the email address you are configuring in the ‘E-mail username’ field and the password for this mail account in the ‘Password’ field. Check the ‘Remember password’ box and click the ‘Next’ button.

  10. Click the ‘Finish’ button and you will be taken back to the ‘Tools > Accounts’ screen.

  11. Click the ‘Close’ button.

You should have now configured your email address in Microsoft Windows Mail.



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