IMAP Settings in Windows® Live Mail
What are the ways to set up of IMAP account in Windows Live Mail?
Windows Live Mail is a nice performance delivered e-mail client. This has got new and improved features. Security enhancements are also present. This e-mail client is the successor version to Windows Mail. Multiple e-mail accounts like Hotmail, Gmail, and Yahoo! could be handled very easily. The photo sending has greatly improved. You would be able to send many photos at the same time. There is option to send photos in terms of thumbnails. Before going to install Windows Live Mail, make sure that your system would satisfy all the requirements. The phishing filter present in Windows Live Mail would detect junk mails and give security to e-mail client and the system.
Below given points are about IMAP e-mail account and tips to set up IMAP account in Windows Live Mail:
- IMAP e-mail account
- Entering account details
- Enter connection settings
IMAP e-mail account
IMAP would stand for Internet Message Access Protocol. There are many advantages of IMAP accounts. You could easily manage the inbox folder and other e-mail folders directly on the e-mail server. The user would be able to quickly view all the headers of messages without downloading the bodies of messages. Many users would be able to access the same mailbox simultaneously. This is an advanced feature.
Enter account details
You would firstly open Windows Live Mail. Then from the Tools menu, you would choose Accounts. If you could not see the tool, you need to press Alt key and it would be displayed. You would then click Add button and need to choose Email Account. Then you would click Next. Then you would type full IMAP e-mail address in to Email Address. This would be in the form of email@example.com. After that you would enter the password to the box called Password. In the box for Display Name, you would enter the name to be displayed to other recipients. You would then choose the check box for Manually Configure Server Settings for Email. Then you need to click Next.
In the next screen, you would enter the connection details. Firstly you would enter the incoming server. You need to choose IMAP from the list of My Incoming Mail Server Is. Then in to the Incoming Server, you would enter in the form of imap.ispname.com. In this, ispname would be the name of e-mail provider. In the box for Outgoing Server, you would type address in the form of smtp.ispname.com. You would remember that ispname is the e-mail provider’s name. Then, you would click Next and need to click Finish.
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