Steps to configure mail account in Windows Live Mail

1) Open Windows Live Mail client on your desktop computer. Click on "accounts" which is on the toolbar.



2) Click on the icon 'Email' and perform the following steps:
In the Email address box, enter your e-mail address. For example, enter
In the Password box, enter the password. If you would like Windows Live Mail to remember the password of your email account then select the check box next to "Remember this password".
In the Display name for your sent messages box, enter the name you would like email receipients to see when you send emails. The click 'Next'.


manually configure server settings


3) On the "Configure server settings" page, under "Incoming server information", add the following:

Under Server type on the drop-down menu, select IMAP or POP.

Under Server address, enter the POP3 or IMAP4 server name. It is usually (Replace ' with your actual domain name)

Under Log on user name, enter your full e-mail address (for example,

4) Under "Outgoing server information", add the following:
Under Outgoing server, enter the SMTP server name. It is usually (Replace ' with your actual domain name)

Select the check box next to "Requires authentication", and then click Next. The click Finish and Close.


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2014-06-05 04:32
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