How To Setup Email in Windows Mail

To Set Up Your E-mail Account in Windows Mail

Open Windows Mail and select Tools -> Accounts.


Click on the Add button.


Select E-mail Account and click Next.


Type in your name as you wish it to appear on outgoing messages and then click Next.


Type your email address and then click Next.


Type your account name and password. Your account name is NOT your email address. Check the Outgoing server requires authentication button. Click Next, and then Finish.

If you are planning on accessing your email away from your work or home, or on another computer by going to, click on Tools>Accounts, click on your email account, and click Change. Go to the Advanced tab, and click Leave a copy of messages on the server. If you want items to be deleted from the server when you delete them in Windows Mail, select the option. Click Ok.