How to setup a e-mail account in Microsoft Windows Mail

In this article we will show you how to setup Windows Mail in Windows 8.

1) Open Mail

2) Login with your Microsoft account if you have not already done so.

3a) If you do not already have a email account setup, you can add it now by clicking View all in Settings button

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3b) If you have other email accounts setup in Mail, simply go to settings, accounts then click add account.

4) Select Other Account

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5) Enter your email address, password and click Show more details

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6) Enter the following details…

  • Email Address = Your email Address
  • Username = Your email address
  • Password = Your email password
  • Incoming email server = mail.yourdomain.com (replace yourdomain.com with your actual domain)
  • Incoming server requires SSL = Unchecked unless otherwise needed
  • Outgoing email server = mail.yourdomain.com (replace yourdomain.com with your actual domain)
  • Outgoing server requires SSL = Unchecked unless otherwise needed
  • Outgoing server requires authentication = Checked
  • Use the same username and password to send and receive email = Checked

Once done entering the settings, click connect.

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That’s it!

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