Set-up Windows® Live Mail on Windows® 7
How will you set-up e-mail account with Windows Live Mail in Windows 7?
Windows Live Mail is one among the tools that are available with the Windows Live Essentials. The software program helps the user to configure all the e-mail accounts into a single platform on the system. The software tool replaces the Windows Live and Microsoft Outlook Express software in the new Windows 7 Operating System. Before proceeding to the steps for setting up the e-mail account on the Windows Live Mail, the user should gather some information regarding the e-mail accounts. Open the Live Mail Window and choose the mail option at the left pane. Select the accounts option in the Windows Live Mail. Then choose the e-mail option. Type the e-mail address and password along with the display name at the text area provided. Click 'Next' button and the user can again add another e-mail account details there. The details regarding the e-mail service providers also needed while setting up the account. Click the 'Finish' button to start the application. The user can also add newsgroups and RSS feeds along with the option to change the server settings for the e-mail providers.
Discussed below are some points to keep in mind while setting up e-mail account with Windows Live Mail in Windows 7:
- Requirements for setting up process
- Import contacts from other programs
- Common tips to keep in mind
Requirements for setting up process
The Windows Live Mail is the tool included in the Windows Live Essential program suite. So, installing the whole program upon the Windows 7 Operating System enables the user to experience more advanced e-mail support. The user also should gather the details regarding the e-mail service providers to complete the setup process. If any of the details provided regarding the server is wrong, then the user can change the settings later with the correct information.
Import contacts from other programs
The user can also import the contacts, e-mails, calendars, etc from other e-mail programs that are used on the system before installing the Windows 7. The Windows 7 Operating System does not support the Windows Mail and Outlook Express softwares and thus the user should install the Windows Live Mail service to enable the multiple email account option. Windows Easy Transfer tool will enable the importing process of the contents into the new program. If the user upgrade the Operating System to Windows 7 on Windows Vista, then no need of importing the contacts and other details. They will automatically add to the program.
Windows Live Mail will block some kinds of files to open on the system. The safety option in the program is responsible for the prevention of the files from downloading or opening on the system. By disabling the feature that blocks certain files that holds insecure nature, the user can open all kinds of files in the program. But the turn off function of the safety option will make the system more prone to attacks.
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