Windows Mail 8 - Checking Your Outgoing Mail Settings

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The following steps will assist you in checking your outgoing mail settings in Windows Mail:

1. Open Mail.

2. Press and hold the Windows key windows mail 8 and the letter i on your keyboard. This will open the Settings menu.

3. Click on Accounts followed by your e-mail address.

4. Scroll down to the bottom of the page.

5. Check the following settings:
  • Outgoing email server: mail.yourdomain (e.g.: mail.example.com)
  • Port: 143
  • Server requires SSL: this should be unticked.
  • Outgoing server requires authentication: this should be ticked.
  • Use the same username and password to send and receive email: this should be ticked.

6. Click anywhere in the Mail window to close the Settings window and save your changes.

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