POP3 Settings for Windows® Live Mail
How to set-up a POP3 e-mail account in Windows Live Mail?
Windows Live Mail is the new e-mail client program that is released with the Windows 7 operating system by replacing the Windows Mail and Microsoft Outlook Express. The new e-mail application is compatible with Windows Vista as well. The e-mail client program allows the user to manage various e-mails on the single platform. The user can set-up the various e-mail accounts at the application window. To set-up POP3 e-mail account on Windows Live Mail application, step by step procedure is required which includes accessing the e-mail account set-up wizard from the e-mail accounts option, providing the information regarding the user, configuring the e-mail account by providing the incoming and outgoing server information, finalizing the set-up after the server authentication, etc.
Discussed below are some tips to do the settings:
- Accessing the e-mail account set-up wizard
- Providing the information
- Configuring the set-up
Accessing the e-mail account set-up wizard
The e-mail account set-up wizard will appear on the application window while the users finish installing the Windows Live Mail software. The users can also access the option for setting up the POP3 e-mail account from the application window itself. From the e-mail window, click on the account option and then select the mail option. There the user can provide the information for the POP3 account set-up.
Providing the information
The user should first provide the e-mail address and password along with the display name at the first window that appears. Click the 'Next' button at the bottom of the screen by clearing the check box for manually configuring the account. Now the Windows Live Mail application would try to configure the user account. If the application is unable to configure the account for the user, then in the screen that would appear, the user should provide the incoming server and outgoing server information.
The user can configure the POP3 e-mail account set-up by providing the details of the server and verifying the authentication. The incoming server is POP3 and port number should be 110. After completing the details about the server, the user should click on the 'Next' button. Now the e-mail account set-up finishes by displaying the confirmation message.
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