Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Windows Live Mail Modify

On the Toolbar, click the Blue Tab and select options and Email accounts from the menu.

The Internet Accounts window appears.

Highlight the desired account and click Properties.

If you have any extra accounts no longer in use, Remove them.

Select the General tab.

Mail Account = You can give the name of the mail account anything you'd like.

User Information:

Name = Enter your name.

E-mail address = Enter your e-mail address. (

Important: Ensure Include this account when receiving mail or synchronizing is checked

Select the Servers tab.

Server Information:

My incoming mail server is a POP3 server = This should be set to POP3.

Incoming mail (POP3) = The Incoming (POP3) mail server:
Outgoing mail (SMTP) = The Outgoing (SMTP) mail server:

Incoming Mail Server:

Account name = Enter your full e-mail address. (
Password = Enter the password to your e-mail account.

Important: Passwords are case-sensitive. Ensure your Caps Lock is disabled.

Select Remember password.

Important: Do NOT select "Log on using Secure Password Authentication".

Outgoing Mail Server:

Towards the bottom, left corner there is a box: My server requires authentication. Check it.

Select the Advanced tab.

Outgoing mai (SMTP): make sure it is set to 465 and SSL is checked

Incomming mai (POP3): make sure it is set to 995 and SSL is checked

Server Timeouts: Set all the way to long (5 minutes)

Click ok, Click Close

You should now we done and ready to send and receive email.

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