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Setting up your email in Windows Mail

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A step by step guide to setting up your email account in Windows Mail.

(Please note that [mywebsite.com] should be replaced by your domain name eg. yourwebsite.co.uk or ourwebsite.org!)

1. Open Windows Mail and choose "Accounts..." from the Tools menu:

2. In the Internet Accounts window, click the "Add..." Button in the top right corner:

3. Select "E-mail Account" and click the "Next" button.

4. Enter your Name (this will be the name which will be shown next to your email address when you send people an email). Then click the "Next" button:

5. Now enter your email address and click "Next":

6. Check the Incoming server is mail.yourdomain.com, and the Outgoing is smtp.yourdomain.com. Tick the "Outgoing server requires authentication" tickbox:

Now click the "Next" button.

7. Enter your E-mail username, which is your full email Address, and your password which we have provided, and click the "Next" button.

8. That's it, you'll see a screen confirming that your account is set up. Click the "Finish" button.

9. You should now be able to receive and send email from your account. If you should have any further problems or questions, just email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and we will be happy to help.

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