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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 (replacing with your domain)
    Incoming Port993
    This server requires a secure connection (SSL)Check the box ☑
    Login IDYour full email address
    Outgoing (replacing with your domain)
    This server requires a secure connection (SSL)Check the box ☑
    This server requires authenticationCheck the box ☑
  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.

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You may also refer to our Knowledge Base articles to help answer common questions and guide you through various setup, configuration, and troubleshooting steps.