Windows Mail 2011 comes pre-installed with Windows 7 Operating System (OS). It is recommended that you upgrade to Windows Live Mail instead. You may download it from Microsoft website here – http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29224.Windows Mail 2011 comes pre-installed with Windows 7 Operating System (OS). It is recommended that you upgrade to Windows Live Mail instead. You may download it from Microsoft website here – http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29224.

STEP 1 : Windows Mail 2011 / Windows Live Mail 2011

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[CLICK] “Options”
[CLICK] “Email accounts…”.

 

STEP 2 : Accounts

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[CLICK] “Add”.

 

STEP 3 : Select Account Type

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[SELECT] “Email Account“.
[CLICK] “Next“.

 

STEP 4 : Add your email accounts

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Email Address : [ENTER] “Your email address“.
Password : [ENTER] “Your password“.
Display Name : [ENTER] “Your name as you want it to display on email messages“.

[ENABLE] “Manually configure server settings“.
[CLICK] “Next“.

 

STEP 5 : Server Type

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Server type : [SELECT] “IMAP“.

 

STEP 6 : Configure Server Settings

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Incoming server information
Server address : [ENTER] “mail.yourdomain.com“.
Port : [ENTER] “143“.
Authenticate using : [SELECT] “Clear text“.
Logon user name : [ENTER] “Your email address“.

Outgoing server information
Outgoing server : [ENTER] “mail.yourdomain.com“.
Port : [ENTER] “25“.
Requires authentication : [ENABLE].

[DO NOT ENABLE] “Requires a secure connection (SSL)“.
[CLICK] “Next“.

 

STEP 7 : Your email account was added

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[CLICK] “Finish”.

 

STEP 8 : Accounts

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[CLICK] “Properties“.

 

STEP 9 : IMAP

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Root folder path : [ENTER] “INBOX“.
[CLICK] “OK“.

 

STEP 10 : Accounts

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[CLICK] “Close“.

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