Windows Mail comes pre-installed with Windows Vista Operating System (OS). It is recommended that you upgrade to Windows Live Mail instead. You may download it from Microsoft website here – http://download.live.com/wlmail.

 

STEP 1 : Windows Mail / Windows Live Mail

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In Windows Mail / Windows Live Mail, [CLICK] “Tools” then “Accounts”.

 

STEP 2 : Accounts

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[CLICK] “Add”.

 

STEP 3 : Select Account Type

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[SELECT] “E-mail Account“.
[CLICK] “Next“.

 

STEP 4 : E-mail Account Information

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E-mail 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 for e-mail account“.
[CLICK] “Next“.

 

STEP 5 : Server Information

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Server Type : [SELECT] “POP3“.
Incoming server : [ENTER] “mail.yourdomain.com“.
Port : [ENTER] “110”.
Log on using : [SELECT] “Clear text“.
Login ID : [ENTER] “Your email address“.
Outgoing server : [ENTER] “mail.yourdomain.com“.
Port : [ENTER] “25“.
My outgoing server requires authentication : [ENABLE].

[DO NOT ENABLE] “This server requires a secure connection (SSL)“.
[CLICK] “Next“.

 

STEP 6 : Accounts

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[SELECT] “mail.yourdomain.com” and [CLICK] “Properties”.

 

STEP 7 : Servers

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[CHECK] “My server requires authentication“.
[CLICK] “OK“.

 

STEP8 : Complete

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[CLICK] “Close”.
Your mail is now setup for Windows Mail / Windows Live Mail.

 

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