In this tutorial we will teach you how to setup your email with Windows Live Mail

Before you begin, you will need the following information:
Username: This is your email address
Password: Password to the email account being configured
Mail Server: This is
(For example, here at Emagine our domain name is, so our mail server is
  1. Launch Windows Live Mail from the Start Menu.
  2. Go to the Tools menu, and then select All Accounts.
  3. In the navigation column, click Add e-mail account.
  4. In the Email Address field, enter your full email address.
  5. In the Password field, enter your password.
  6. Select if you want to Remember Password.
  7. In the Display Name field, enter how you want your name to display when email is sent from this account, and then click Next.
  8. Select your server type and enter your Incoming POP or IMAP Server. Use these settings for your incoming server. It is the same for both IMAP and POP:

    Incoming mail server:

  9. Incoming server Port:

    IMAP: 143
    POP: 110

  10. DO NOT select This server requires a secure connection (SSL).
  11. Select to log on using Clear text authentication.
  12. In the Login ID field, enter your full email address.
  13. In the Outgoing server field, enter your Outgoing POP or IMAP Server. It is the same for both IMAP and POP:

    Outgoing mail server (SMTP):

  14. Outgoing server Port: 25
  15. DO NOT select This server requires a secure connection (SSL).
  16. Select My outgoing server requires authentication, and then click Next.
  17. Click Finish.

That's it. If everything is working properly, you should see email messages in your Windows Live Mail Inbox.

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