Windows Mail 10 - Creating an IMAP Account

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The following steps will assist you in setting up your e-mail account in Windows Mail for Windows 10
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1. Open Mail:
  • If this is the first time that you have opened Mail then will the first thing that you will see is a welcome message; click Get started to continue.
  • If you have set an account up previously, click on the Settings icon windows mail 10at the bottom left-hand side of the window. The Settings menu will open on the right-hand side. Click on Accounts.
2. You will now be prompted to set up an e-mail account. Click on the Add account button.

3. From the Choose an account box, select Advanced set-up, followed by Internet email.

4. You will be prompted to enter the following information:
  • Account name: This is a description of the account.
  • Your name: Enter your first and last name. This is the name that will appear in the From field of messages you send.
  • Incoming email server: mail.yourdomain (e.g.: mail.example.com)
  • Account type: Select IMAP4 from the drop-down menu.
  • Username: Enter your entire email address using lowercase characters (e.g.: mail@example.com).
  • Password: Enter the password for your e-mail account.
  • Outgoing (SMTP) email server: mail.yourdomain (e.g.: mail.example.com)
  • Outgoing server requires authentication: This box must be ticked.
  • Use the same username and password for sending email: This box must be ticked.
  • Require SSL for incoming email: This box must be unticked.
  • Require SSL for outoing email: This box must be unticked.
5. Once you have entered the information above, click on the Sign-in button.

6. Windows Mail will check your settings. Once they have been verified, click on the Done button.
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