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How to set up your email account in Windows Mail

The following instructions are for setting up a new email account in Windows Live Mail.

1. On the top navigation panel, click on ‘Accounts’ and then click on the Plus sign to add a new account.

Then enter your email address ans password and tick the box which says ‘Manually Configure Server Settings’ and then click ‘Next’


2. Choose pop or imap and enter the incoming mailserver details which will be (obviously replace with your actual domain name).

The username will be the full email address you are setting up and the password will be the same password you set up for the mailbox in your control panel.

You can also refer to your confirmation email for further details on setting up emails in your control panel.


3. The account is now added, but to be able to send emails you need to ‘authenticate’ the Outgoing Mailserver.

Go the the ‘Properties’ section then click on ‘Servers’ and tick the box which says ‘My outgoing server requires authentication’ then click on the ‘Settings’ button.


Tick the box which says ‘Use same settings as incoming mailserver’ and click ok.

The account is then set up and ready to send and receive emails.