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Setting up a POP email account with SSL in Windows Live Mail

This tutorial will show you the steps for setting up a POP email account with SSL in Windows Live Mail

1) To configure a POP email account with SSL, first click the “Accounts” tab.

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2) Then click The “Email” icon.

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3) Enter the email address you want to configure, and its password.

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4) Enter a display name for your sent messages.

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5) Then click here to manually configure your server settings.

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6) Click “Next”.

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Next we have to configure our server settings.

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7) Ensure “POP” is selected as the server type.

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8) Then enter the incoming server address here.

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9) Click here to require a secure SSL connection.

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Note that by doing so the port number changed to 995, the default email port for SSL.

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10) Leave “Clear Text” selected as the authentication type.

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11) Then enter the full email address as your user name here.

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12) Next, enter the outgoing server address here.

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13) Check both these boxes to require a secure SSL connection and authentication.

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14) Be sure to enter 465 for the secure port number.

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15) Then click “Next”.

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That’s it! The email account has been added.

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This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to configure a POP email account with SSL in Windows Live Mail.