Windows Live Mail email settings for iPhone

On this page you find the Windows Live Mail mail settings for iPhone. Follow the step-by-step iPhone guide or use the settings overview with the imap and pop3 server email settings for Windows Live Mail.

Mail settings Windows Live Mail

POP / IMAP imap
Incoming server outlook.office365.com
Incoming port 993
SSl (security) incoming ssl
Outgoing server smtp.office365.com
Outgoing port 587
Requires sign-in yes

iPhone guide to setup Windows Live Mail mail

1 Open 'Settings', click on 'Passwords & accounts' and 'Add account'.

Click on your provider name if it's listed, otherwise click on 'Other'

2 Choose 'Add mail account', and enter the following information:

Name: your own name
Email: your Windows Live Mail email address
Password: your Windows Live Mail email password
Description: a personal description

3 Choose imap and enter the following details under 'Incoming mail server':

Hostname: outlook.office365.com
Username: your Windows Live Mail email address
Password: your Windows Live Mail email password

4 Under 'Outgoing mail server' enter the details below and choose 'next':

Hostname: smtp.office365.com
Username: your Windows Live Mail email address
Password: your Windows Live Mail email password

5 Make sure 'Email' is checked and click 'Save'.

Your email account is now saved. In the next steps we check if all settings are correct.

6 Click on your newly created email address and choose 'Advanced'. Make sure that the following data is correct under 'Incoming server':

Use SSL: on
Identity check: password
Server port: 993

7 Go back to the previous screen and under 'Outgoing server' click on smtp.office365.com. Make sure the following information is correct:

Use SSL: on
Identity check: password
Server port: 587

8 Choose 'Done' at the top right and restart the iPhone to activate the settings.

Congratulations, your account is now set up. Open the mail app to use your account.

Question and Answer

Have a question regarding your iPhone email setup or think you can help other Windows Live Mail users out? Please comment below!

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