Windows Live Mail 2011 (IMAP & SMTP over SSL)

To configure Windows Live Mail 2011 to send and receive email using our servers using IMAP over SSL and SMTP over TLS, please follow the steps below. Please replace:

Attention with your email address with your domain name with your server's host name (you can find your server's host name listed in the upper left corner of your Control Panel)


1. Open Windows Live Mail 2011.

2. Choose "Accounts" -> "Email".

Accounts -> Email


3. Fill out the "Add your email accounts" form.

Add your email accounts

Enter your email address in the "Email address" field. Replace from the above example with your actual email address.
In the "Password" field you need to enter the current password for this particular mailbox.
In the "Display Name for your sent messages" field you should enter the name, which you would like to appear on the messages you send.
Select the "Manually configure server settings" option.

Click the "Next" button.


4. Fill out the "Configure server settings" form.

Configure server settings

Set the type of the incoming mail server to IMAP.
For incoming and outgoing mail servers use
Make sure the incoming server port is set to 993.
Set the outgoing server port to 587.
Select both "Requires a secure connection (SSL)" options (for both incoming and outgoing server). 
Select the "Requires authentication" option. 
From the drop-down menu "Authenticate using", choose "Clear text".
Enter your email address in the "Logon user name" field. Replace from the above example with your actual email address.

Click the "Next" button.


5. Click the "Finish" button.


6. Choose "Accounts" -> "Properties".

Accounts -> Properties


7. Select the IMAP tab and enter INBOX (all caps) in the "Root folder path" field.

IMAP tab


8. Click the "Apply" button and then the "OK" button.