Step-by-Step for Windows 10 Mail Setup

Windows 10 Mail Setup

Figuring out Windows 10 Mail setup can be confusing. Therefore, we have put together a simple step-by-step process on how to setup your Windows 10 Mail.

Windows 10 Mail Setup

The following simple step-by-step instructions will help you to complete set up an e-mail account with Windows 10 Mail.

  1. Open Windows and click Add Account.
    Windows 10 Mail Setup - Add account
  2. Then, scroll down to the bottom and select Advanced setup.Windows 10 Mail Setup - Advanced setup
  3. Next, click Internet email.
    Windows 10 Mail Setup - Internet email
  4. The Internet email account setup window will appear. Enter the following information:
    • E-mail address of the e-mail box that you are currently setting up.
    • User name for this user’s account. This will be the same as the e-mail address.
    • Password of the e-mail account you are setting up.
    • Account name. The Account name is for your own personal use to differentiate between more than one email account (work, personal, etc.).
      Windows 10 Mail Setup - Internet email account setup
  5. In the Send your messages using this name section, put the name you would appear on the recipient’s end when you send an e-mail.
    Windows 10 Mail Setup - Send your messages using this name
  6. Then, you will need to input the IMAP Account Settings for this e-mail account. Enter the following information:
    • Incoming e-mail server:
    • Account type: IMAP4
    • Outgoing e-mail server:
      Windows 10 Mail Setup - Outgoing SMTP email serve
  7. Make sure to check all of the following boxes:
    • Outgoing server requires authentication
    • Use the same user name and password for sending email
    • Require SSL for incoming mail
    • Require SSL for outgoing mail
  8. Lastly, click Sign in. You have now successfully completed Windows 10 Mail Setup.


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