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Email Setup Guide for Windows Live Mail (POP3)

To setup Windows Live Mail as your mail client, please follow the steps below:

Email address:
Full Name: David Tan

  1. Open Windows Live Mail.
  2. Select the “Accounts” tab and click “Email”.

  3. Fill in your email account details.
    a. Email address:
    b. Password: [password]
    c. Remember this password:✔
    d. Display name for your sent message: David Tan
    e. Manually configure server settings:✔

  4. Click “Next” to continue.
  5. On configure server settings:
    a. Incoming server information
    . Server type: POP
    . Server address:
    . Port: 110
    . Requires a secure connection (SSL): (leaves empty)
    . Authentication using: Clear text
    . Logon user name:*
    b. Outgoing server information
    . Server address:
    . Port: 587
    . Requires a secure connection (SSL): (leaves empty)
    . Requires authentication:
    *Note: the username must be your FULL email address.

  6. Click “Next” to proceed.
  7. Click “Finish” to end configuration.

  8. You can start to download your emails to your Windows Live Mail now. Click the “Send/Receive” button on the “Home” menu.

  9. The logon authentication prompt window will be displayed for first time user. Click “OK” to proceed.

faq/email/mail_setup_win_live_mail_pop3.txt · Last modified: 2015/07/28 16:03 by vikki