How to Set Up Email Account in Windows Mail

Windows Mail is a pre-installed email application on your Windows device. Get it from the Microsoft Store if you can’t find it on your computer.  

Follow the steps below on how to set up your email account on Windows mail app. 

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Set up your newly created email address in Windows Mail by following the steps below.  

Step 1. Open the Mail app on your computer. You can use the Windows search box to locate the app.

Open Windows Mail App

Step 2. Click the gear button on the lower left side of the page to open the Settings 

Windows Mail Settings

Step 3. Click Manage accounts then Add account 

Windows Mail Manage Accounts

Windows Mail Add Account

Step 4. On the pop-up window, click Advanced Setup then Internet email. 

Windows Mail Advanced Setup

Step 5. Enter the following information in their corresponding boxes:

Email address  Enter the full email address, such as yourname@yourdomain.com. 
User name   Enter the full email address, such as yourname@yourdomain.com. 
Password  Enter the password you use for this email address. Verify this password by logging in to webmail. 
Account Name  Enter the display name for the mailbox. 
Send your messages using this name  Enter the name you want the recipient to see when they receive your email. 
Incoming email server   mail.yourdomain.com (replace yourdomain.com with your domain name) 
Account Type  Choose whether you want to use POP3 or IMAP4. 
Outgoing (SMTP) email server  mail.yourdomain.com (replace yourdomain.com with your domain name) 

Windows Mail Server Settings

Step 6. Tick the following boxes:  

  • Outgoing server requires authentication 
  • Use the same user name and password for sending email  
  • Require SSL for incoming email 
  • Require SSL for outgoing email 

Windows Settings Checboxes

Step 7. Click Sign in. 

Windows Mail Sign in Button

Step 8. A message displays on the screen once the account is successfully setup. Click Done to start accessing your mailbox.  

Windows Mail Successfully Setup Message

Exchange/Microsoft 365 Email Accounts

Set up your newly activated Exchange email accounts in Windows Mail by following the steps below. 

Step 1. Open the Mail app on your computer. You can use the Windows search box to locate the app.  

Open Windows Mail App

Step 2. Click the gear button on the lower left side of the page to open the Settings 

Windows Mail Settings

Step 3. Click Manage accounts then Add account.  

Windows Mail Manage Accounts

Windows Mail Add Account

Step 4. On the pop-up window, click Office 365. 

Step 5. Enter the complete email address in the box provided. Then, click Next 

Enter Email Address in Windows Mail

Step 6. Enter the password of your email address and click Sign in.  

Enter Email Password in Windows Mail

Step 7. A message displays on the screen once the account is successfully setup. Click Done to start accessing your mailbox. 

Windows Mail Exchange Successfully Set up

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