iPhone - Windows Live Mail mail setup

Set up iPhone Windows Live Mail

On this page you'll find the Windows Live Mail mail settings for iPhone and iPad. Besides an overview with the imap and pop3 server mailsettings for Windows Live Mail, we offer you a comprehensive guide for setting up your Windows Live Mail email on your iPhone or iPad.

The exact steps may vary by model, but all the settings can to be found here. If you don't succeed or you think something is not right, do not hesitate to ask your question at the bottom of the page!

1 Choose settings

2 Scroll down and choose Mail, Contacts and Calendars

3 Tap Add account and select Other

4 Tap Add Mail Account and enter the following information:

Name: your name
Email: your Windows Live Mail email-address
Password: your Windows Live Mail email-password
Description: enter "Windows Live Mail"

5 Choose imap under incoming mail server and enter the following information:

Hostname: pop3.live.com
Username: email
Password: your email-password

6 Scroll down and under outgoing mail server, enter the following information:

Hostname: smtp.live.com
Username: email
Password: your email-password

7 Tap save and in select your emailadress in the next screen.

8 Scroll down and under outgoing mail server choose SMTP.

9 Under Main server select smtp.live.com and make sure the following information is displayed:

SSL: ssl
Serverport: 587

10 Tap done and go to the previous screen. Choose Advanced and make sure the following information is correct:

SSL: ssl
Serverport: pop3.live.com

11 Again, go back to the previous screen. Restart your iPhone to finish the setup!

Question and Answer

  • I can't seem to set up windows live mail on my iPhone this way

    2 months ago
  • Not receiving my emails

    2 months ago
  • Please help me get mine live mail working on mine phone I don't know what to do anymore

    5 months ago
  • I cannot get a message there there is something wrong w the incoming server which is set to pop3.live.com which is how it should be set

    8 months ago
  • Trying to establish our Live Mail. How do We proceed?

    11 months ago
  • Trying to establish our Live Mail. How do We proceed?

    11 months ago
  • Hiya. I can receive emails but am unable to open the attachments. I use this for my business so need to read them. Please can you help. Thanks

    11 months ago
  • Hiya. I can receive emails but am unable to open the attachments. I use this for my business so need to read them. Please can you help. Thanks

    11 months ago
  • On my iPhone 5 "Windows Live Hotmail" account stopped working (7 June) when I try to send - Cannot Get Mail The username or password for "Windows Live Hotmail" is incorrect - appears Hotmail is working on my iPad and MacPro I've also forgotten my password which I haven't needed to use for years. HELP!

    11 months ago
  • Not recieving emails

    1 year ago

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Mail settings Windows Live Mail

POP / IMAP imap
Incoming server pop3.live.com
Incoming port 993
SSl (security) incoming ssl
Outgoing server smtp.live.com
Outgoing port 587
Requires sign-in yes