Setting up an email account in Windows Live Mail 2011

Quick Settings

Incoming Settings: 

  • outlook.office365.com
  • port 995
  • SSL applied/ticked
Outgoing Server Settings: 

  • smtp.office365.com
  • port 587
  • SMTP authentication applied/ticked
  • SSL applied/ticked
  • Authentication - password

 

Step by Step Instructions

  1. From the file menu select Options then Email accounts 

     

  2. From the Accounts screen click ‘Add’ 

     

  3. Select ‘Email Account’ then click ‘next’ 


     

  4. Fill out your login credentials and then check ‘Manually configure server settings’
  5. Click Next 


     

  6. Fill out the following details:
  7. Incoming Server Information 
    • Server address: outlook.office365.com
    • Port: 995
    • Check ‘Requires a secure connection (SSL)’
    • Logon user name: your full email address 
  8. Outgoing Server Information 
    • Server address: smtp.office365.com
    • Port: 587
    • Check ‘Requires a secure connection (SSL)’
    • Check ‘Requires authentication’ 
  9. Click Next 


     

 Your email has now been successfully set up.

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