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Setting up Windows Mail

When you open Windows Mail for the first time, it may start the Internet Connection Wizard to create a new account automatically, allowing you to skip to step 2 (below). If it doesn’t, do the following:

  1. Click on Tools -> Accounts. This will open the Internet Connection Wizard.
  2. Choose “Email Account”. Click Next.
  3. Enter your name in Display Name. Click Next.
  4. Enter your Email Address, ie Click Next.
  5. For E-mail Server Names, set it to POP3, and enter the following
    Incoming mail:
    Outgoing mail:
    Check the box “Outgoing server requires authentication”
    Click Next.
  6. Enter your Account name (username) and password. Click Next.
  7. Click Finish to save the basic configuration.
  8. You’ll be back at the Internet Accounts screen. If not, click Tools -> Accounts.
  9. Highlight your account and click Properties on the right side.
  10. Click the Server tab. On this screen check “My server requires authentication”