Outlook - Windows Live Mail mail setup

Set up Outlook Windows Live Mail

On this page you'll find the Windows Live Mail mail settings for Outlook. 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 Outlook.

The exact steps may vary by version, 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 Start Outlook, click the File tab and click in the category information Account Settings

2 Click in the tab Email on New.

3 Switch on Server Settings and click Next.

4 Select Internet Email Addresses, click Next and enter the following data among user data:

Your name: Your full name.
Email Address: your full email address.

5 In the box Type Account below Server Information, select imap and fill out the following information:

Incoming e-mail: pop3.live.comIncoming port: 993Outgoing e-mail: smtp.live.comOutgoing port: 587

6 Below Login Information fill in the following settings:

E-mail: your Windows Live Mail email-adressPassword: your Windows Live Mail email-password Login with security: ssl

7 Click on Test Account Settings. If all goes well, click next and then finish.

Question and Answer

  • I like to get e_mail all the time

    3 months ago
  • I am having trouble sending e.mails from outlook express appears to be the server's fault, receiving e.mails is not a problem please advise.

    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