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This guide takes you step-by-step through the process of setting up a new email account in Window Live Mail.

Note: This guide defaults to IMAP and No SSL.

Replace example.com with your domain name

1. Launch Windows Live Mail
2. Select Accounts from the top menu bar
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3. Select Email

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4. Enter the email address and password > Next
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5. Configure server settings:

Incoming server information:

  • Server type is IMAP
  • Server address starts with mail.
  • Port is 143
  • Authenticate using Clear text
  • Logon user name is the full email address

Outgoing server information:

  • Server address starts with smtp.
  • Port is 587
  • Requires a secure connection (SSL) is not ticked
  • Requires authentication is ticked

Next

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6. Once prompted, you can complete the setup by clicking Finish.

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