How to add your email account
Windows 8 Mail synchronizes with your
Select Accounts and thenEmail.
Enter your email address and password. Check Manually configure server settings. Click on Next.
Choose the server type IMAP and enter the server address
imap.mail.com and the port
993. Check Requires a secure
connection. Enter the the server address smtp.mail.com for the outgoing server and port
587. Check each box for Requires a secure
connection and Requires authentication.
Click on Next and then on Finish.
You have to link the folders so that your email will be filed in the correct folders.
How to link your folders
Right-click on the new account (a) and click on
IMAP tab and enter the names of the
- Sent Items path:
- Drafts path:
- Deleted Items path:
- Junk path:
Windows Live Mail will file the email in the respective folders.