Windows Live Mail 2012 - Creating a POP Account

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The following steps will assist you in setting your e-mail account up in Windows Live Mail 2012
:

1. Start Windows Live Mail. If the Add your email accounts page is displayed when you start Windows Live Mail, go to step 2. If the Add your email accounts page isn’t displayed when you first open the program, click on the Accounts tab and select Email.

2. On the Add your email accounts page, do the following:

  • Email address: Enter your e-mail address (e.g.: mail@example.com).
  • Password:  Enter the password. Tick the Remember this password box.
  • Display name for your sent message: Enter the name you want users to see when you send e-mail.
  • Select Manually configure server settings.
  • Click Next.

3. On the Configure server settings page, under Incoming server information, enter the following information:

  • From Server type drop-down menu, select POP.
  • Server address: mail.yourdomain (e.g.: mail.example.com)
  • Port: 110
  • Do not select Requires a secure connection (SSL).
  • Log on user name: Enter your entire email address using lowercase characters (e.g.: mail@example.com).

4. Under Outgoing server information, enter the following:

Outgoing server: mail.yourdomain (e.g.: mail.example.com)
Port: 587
Do not select Requires a secure connection (SSL).
Select Requires authentication
Click Next.

5. On the Your email account was added page, click Finish.

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