Methods to change Outgoing Mail server settings in Windows® Live Mail
What are the steps for changing Outgoing Mail server settings in Windows Live Mail?
Windows Live Mail is the latest e-mail client program from Microsoft. It has been added with many new and enhanced features to enhance the e-mailing experience of users. You can add many e-mail accounts in Windows Live Mail and can work with each of these accounts without the need of a separate e-mail client program for each of these accounts. The Outgoing Mail server is needed for sending e-mails from Windows Live Mail. It is always important to ensure that Windows Live Mail has been configured properly. This is to send messages in a proper way.
Some notes on Windows Live Mail and steps to change Outgoing Mail server settings in Windows Live Mail:
- Steps to change Outgoing Mail server settings
- Enhanced security
- Multiple e-mail accounts
Steps to change Outgoing Mail server settings
There are some steps to be followed to change Outgoing Mail server settings in Windows Live Mail. To do this, you need to select the 'Accounts' option from 'Tools' menu of Windows Live Mail. It will bring up a pop-up window in which you need to select the settings which you want to set-up. You need to then select 'Properties' button and select the 'Servers' tab. You can then check if Outgoing Mail address is used. You can enter a new one in the text field to get it changed. You need to then enter the proper user name and password for the outgoing server. Next step is to select the SMTP port number which can be changed in the 'Advanced' tab.
An important feature of Windows Live Mail is enhanced security. The automated junk email filter will scan all incoming as well as suspected spam and phishing e-mail. These infected e-mails are then sent over to the 'Junk E-mail' folder by default. So, you can send and receive your e-mails without any threat of e-mail attacks.
Another feature of Windows Live Mail is the freedom to use multiple e-mail accounts in one e-mail client. You can use any account like Yahoo! Mail, Hotmail and Gmail simultaneously. Blocked e-mail accounts like Hotmail are also supported by Windows Live Mail. It is also possible to configure the POP3 e-mail account in Windows Live Mail.
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