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Windows Live Mail (IMAP)

To configure Windows Live Mail to send and receive email using our servers using IMAP, please follow the steps below. Please replace:

Attention username@example.com with your email address
example.com with your domain name

 

1. Open Windows Live Mail.

2. Choose "Tools" -> "Accounts".

Tools -> Accounts

3. Click on "Add".

Accounts

4. Select "E-mail Account".

Click on "Next".

Add an account

5. Enter your e-mail address user@example.com in the "E-mail address" field.
In the "Password" field you need to enter the current password for this particular mailbox.
In the "Display Name" field you should enter the name which you would like to appear on the messages you send.
Select "Manually configure server settings or additional server types".

Click on the "Next" button.

Add an E-mail Account

6. Set the type of the incoming mail server to IMAP.
For incoming and outgoing mail servers you should use mail.example.com

Enter your e-mail address username@example.com in the "Login ID" field.
Set the "Outgoing server" port to 587.
Mark the "Outgoing server requires authentication" option.

Click on the "Next" button.

Add an E-mail Account

7. Click on "Finish".

Your new account settings are complete

8. Select the account you have just created and click on "Properties".

Accounts

9. Click on the "IMAP" tab and enter the following value in the "Root folder path" text area: INBOX
Be sure to enter this value in capital letters.

Enter "Sent" in the "Sent Items path:" field, "Drafts" in the "Drafts path:" field, "Trash" in the "Deleted Items path:" field and "Junk Mail" in the "Junk path:" field.

Click on "OK".

Example (username) Properties

10. Click on "Close".

Close