How to - Setting up Windows Live Mail to receive e-mail

  1. 01

    Open Windows Live Mail.

  2. 02

    Click Accounts menu at the top, and click email

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  3. 03

    Enter the E-mail address, password and display name. Make sure the box in front of “Remember Password ” and “Manually configure server settings for e-mail account” is checked.

  4. 04

    Select “POP3” for the incoming e-mail server type. Enter “ yourmail.domain.com” (example) for both the incoming and outgoing servers. Make sure to check the box in front of “Outgoing server requires authentication”. Change Outgoing Server Port to "587". Click “next” after entering in the information.

  5. 05

    Your e-mail setup is now complete. Windows Live Mail will now connect to check for any messages. The following page will help you troubleshoot if you come across any errors.




TROUBLESHOOTING E-MAIL SETTINGS

Right click on your email account on the right side of the screen, and choose properties.

On the “General” tab, make sure that everything is configured as shown below.

On Advanced tab, Uncheck the "Leave a copy of messages on server" unless you really want to store your emails on your webmail too.