Setting up an email using Mail App in Windows 8/8.1

 

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Settings. (If you’re using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer up, and then click Settings.)

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  1. Tap or click Accounts, tap or click Other Account, and then tap or click  Add an account.

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  1. Enter the needed server information for the email account, and then tap or click Connect.

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To update email server settings:

 

On the Start screen, tap or click Mail.

Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Settings.

(If you’re using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer up, and then click Settings.)

Click or tap Accounts.

You’ll see a list of the email addresses currently set up. Select the address you want to check or edit from the list.

Email Username: (your complete email address)

Incoming email server: mail.yourdomain.com

Port: 110 (if account type is POP) or 143 (if account type is IMAP)

Server requires SSL is unchecked

Outgoing email server: mail.yourdomain.com

Port: 25 (if account type is POP) or 587 (if account type is IMAP)

Server requires SSL is unchecked

Outgoing server requires authentication is unchecked

Use the same username and password to send and receive email is checked (may not be shown to all)

See sample image below:

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