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Setup Windows Mail Email

This tutorial will help you set up Windows Mail to work with your e-mail account. This tutorial focuses on setting up Windows Mail. If you need help setting up your email in with a different system, please check our support tab for those tutorials.

  1. Open Windows Mail, from the Tools menu select Accounts.
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  2. Click on the Add button.
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  3. Select E-mail Account and click Next.
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  4. Type in your name as you wish it to appear on outgoing messages and then click Next.
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  5. Type your email address and then click Next
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  6. Enter Server Information as follows:
    • Incoming e-mail server type: Click on the drop down arrow and choose IMAP
    • Incoming Mail Server:
    • Outgoing Server:
    • Check the box: Outgoing server requires authentication

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  7. Enter Logon Information as follows:
    • E-mail username: your email address
    • Password: your password

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  8. Click Next and Finish.
  9. You should be in the Internet Accounts option now. Click on your account and then click the Properties button.
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  10. Click on the Advanced Tab Change Outgoing mail (SMTP) to 587 & Incoming mail (SMTP) 143.
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  11. Click Servers, then make sure the checkbox next to My server requires authentication is checked

  12. Click OK, then Close
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