How to set up an email in Windows 10 mail

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This guide takes you step-by-step through the process of setting up a new email account in Windows 10 – both the Desktop and Mobile versions.

If the Mail account is already set up, but giving errors – then refer to our Troubleshooting guide.

Note: This guide defaults to IMAP and No SSL.

Replace example.com with your domain name

 

  1. Launch Windows Mail
  2. Add Account10--a400
  3. Choose Other accountwindows10-b
  4. Insert your Email address and Password
    • Click Sign-in

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  5. Click Sign-in repeatedly until it changes to Advancedwindows10-d
  6. Provide the Account information
    • Incoming email server starts with mail. and your domain name
    • Account type is IMAP4
    • User name is the full email address
    • Password is your mailbox password
    • Outgoing (SMTP) mail server starts with smtp. and your domain name
    • Tick the first 2 blocks only
    • > Sign-in

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  7. All done!windows10-f