Configuration of Windows Live Mail

Requirements:

Configure Windows Live Mail 2012

  • Open the program
  • Go to the “Account” tab (on top)
  • Click on “E-mail address” (@+)

  • Enter your e-mail address, your password and your name then activate “Configure server parameters manually”

  • Complet the settings as follows, replacing the e-mail address with yours:

For a WEB hosting

For a CLOUD hosting

  • The e-mail address is configured and you can start using it now

Configure Windows Live Mail 2011 step by step

Add a mail account


If you start your Windows Live Mail 2011 for the first time, you will see the following page:
On this page you have to enter:

  • Your complete e-mail address (my.name@my-domain.com)
  • Your password, click the checkbox have it remembered
  • And your name

To validate your data click on the button > Next

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Configuration of the server parameters


On this page you need to enter the details of the servers to receive and send your email from your computer.

Information about incoming mail server

  • Type of the server: IMAP
  • Addresse of the server: imap.online.net
  • Authentification: clear text
  • Name of the connection: Your complete e-mail address (my.name@my-domain.com)

Information about the outgoing mail server

  • Outgoing mail server: smtpauth.online.net (or the SMTP server of your Internet provider)
  • Port of the server: 25 or 587 or 2525. Test all ports, in case that your provider is blocking some.
  • Authentification: Yes
  • SSL: No
  • User name: Your complete e-mail address (my.name@my-domain.com)
  • Password: the one you have chosen during the creation of your mailbox

then click on the button > Next
And on > Finish on the following page.

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Now on > Finish.

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Download of folders


You can see a page now, that indicates the progress of the download of your folder.

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Once this has finished the following page will appear and you have access to your folders on mails on the left.

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Manual configuration


  • Click on > Accounts at the top of the window.
  • Now enter your complete e-mail address (me@mydomain.com) in the lines 1, 3, 4 and 5.
  • In the second line you need to enter the part of your e-mail address left from the '@

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Now click in the tab bar on > Server
And enter:

  • Your name: Your name
  • E-mail address: Your complete e-mail address
  • Account type: IMAP
  • Incoming mail server: imap.online.net
  • Outgoing mail server: Normally the SMTP server of your Internet provider (smtp.free.fr for example)
  • User name: Your complete e-mail address
  • Password: the one you have chosen during the creation of your mailbox

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Then click in the tab bar on > Advanced
Make sure your configuration is the same as the one below:

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Now click on the button > Apply, then > OK
You can see a page now, that indicates the progress of the download of your folder.

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Et une fois cette opération terminée la page ci-dessous s'affiche et vous avez sur la gauche accès a vos dossiers et emails.

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