Adding Account in Windows® Live Mail
What is the method to add an account in Windows Live Mail? What are the problems that can arise while doing so and what are the tips to resolve those problems?
Windows Live Mail is a desktop application from Microsoft Corporation. It is an excellent e-mail program that can automatically syncs Windows Live account online and Windows Live Messenger contacts. It also helps in maximizing your e-mail security across multiple e-mail accounts. This e-mail application is a successor of Microsoft Outlook Express and Windows Mail. It plays a major role in managing the e-mails and offers automated filtering for spam and phishing e-mails. It helps in organizing calendars, e-mail, and contacts. Windows Live Mail is the default e-mail program in Windows 7 operating system. Users can create and add multiple accounts for e-mails in this e-mail client by following a few steps.
Following are some problems which can come up while adding an account in Windows Live Mail and some ways to fix those problems:
- Add an account in Windows Live Mail
- Problems while adding an account
- Tips to fix the problems
Add an account in Windows Live Mail
For this, users have to open Windows Live Mail from the Start menu. Then in the search box, type 'Mail', and then it will display a list of results. From this click 'Windows Live Mail'. From this users have to click 'Mail'. Now you need to select the 'Accounts' tab, and then you have to click 'E-mail'. Type your e-mail address, password, display name, and then click 'Next'. It will show numerous steps. You need to follow these by clicking 'Next'. If you want to create or add another e-mail account, then you have to click on 'Add another e-mail account', or you can click 'Finish' to confirm your action.
Problems while adding an account
There might arise several issues or problems while adding any new account in Windows Live Mail. Most common problem might arise while giving your information. If the username/e-mail address and password given are wrong, then it might cause some issues. If some add-ons in Windows Live Mail are enabled or disabled, it can cause issues or software conflict. Presence of malicious infection could also interrupt account creation process.
There are numerous methods that can be followed in order to solve these problems. For this, users have to give correct and relevant information while creating an account. The e-mail address and password offered might be correct. If any important add-ons are enabled or disabled, then users are recommended to perform the needed steps as soon as possible. The system must be equipped with powerful Antivirus software to avoid malicious infections.
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