How to set up email in Windows 8 Mail

 

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This guide takes you step-by-step through the process of setting up a new email account in Window 8 Mail.

Note: This guide defaults to IMAP and No SSL.

Replace example.com with your domain name

  1. Search for Mail and launch the Mail app
  2. Select View all in Settings from the bottom left of the screen
    Mail-Add-Email-Accounts
  3. Select Other Account
    add-account
  4. Then select Show more details
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  5. Add your information
    • Username is the full email address
    • Password – forgotten passwords? Contact your Web Administrator 
    • Incoming (IMAP) email server starts with mail. and your domain name
      • Port is 143
      • SSL Checkbox is not ticked
    • Outgoing (SMTP) email server starts with smtp. and your domain name
      • Port is 587
      • SSL Checkbox is not ticked
    • The last 2 checkboxes are ticked
    • Connect

    windows-8-add-other

    You have completed your account setup

  6. Your Windows 8 Mail program should now be set up to send and receive mail.
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