Windows Live Mail Email Setup

  1. Open Windows Live Mail, The Wizard will run the first time you open Windows Live Mail. If the Wizard doesn't run when you first open the program, do the following:
    1. Click on the Accounts tab
    2. Click on Email

  2. On the Add your email accounts window, do the following:
    1. Enter your email address, password and type your full name into the Display name field. Remember this password will be checked by default.
    2. Click in the Manually configure server settings checkbox to enable it. Click Next.

  3. On the Configure server settings window, do the following:
    1. Under Incoming server information, make sure POP is selected or choose it from the drop down menu.
    2. Type the server name in the server address field, and ensure the port is set to 110
    3. Make sure there is no checkmark in the Requires a secure connection (SSL) box, and Authenticate using is set to Clear text
    4. Enter your username in the Logon user name field if it is not already present.
    5. Under Outgoing server information, type the server name in the server address field, and change the port to 55887
    6. Make sure there is no checkmark in the Requires a secure connection (SSL) box, and click in the box beside Requires authentication to enable the checkmark. Click Next.

    For a list of server names you would use for your particular email address, click here.

  4. On the Your email account was added window, Click Finish.