Learn about Windows® Live Mail account settings
What are the the things associated with setting up an e-mail account on Windows Live Mail? What are the things to consider while doing so?
The Windows Live Mail is an e-mail client from Microsoft Corporation that comes from its Windows Live family of products. The Windows Live Mail helps you to get all your e-mails together in just one place and provides you with advanced managing features. You can see different e-mail accounts like your Gmail, Yahoo! Mail or your Hotmail accounts with the Windows Live Mail. The advanced options provided, help you to navigate through your e-mails, calendar, and contacts even if you are offline and not connected to the Internet. To make use of this feature you need to configure your Windows Live Mail to access your e-mail account that you want to access using Windows Live Mail.
The setting up of an e-mail account with Windows Live Mail and the points to keep in mind while doing so are:
- Setting up an e-mail account
- Modifying properties
- Things to keep in mind
Setting up an e-mail account
To set up an e-mail account you can launch your Windows Live Mail. For this you need to click on 'Start', navigate to the 'All Programs' and then you need to click on the 'Tools' menu and click on the 'Accounts' option. Now you can click on the 'Add' option and select the 'E‘mail Account' option and click on 'Next; and then follow the instructions. You can enter your e-mail account information and then follow the set-up Wizard to complete the setting up of the e-mail address and when you are done with the setup, you can repeat the same for each e-mail that you need to set up.
To finish the setup of e-mail in your Windows Live, you need to modify the properties. You can change the properties of the newly set up e-mail account by right clicking on the 'Account' in the left panel. Now you need to select 'Properties' and here under the generals tab, you can enter the e-mail address. Now you need to go to the 'Advanced' tab and in here you can uncheck the 'Leave a copy of messages on server' option. This helps you to keep a copy of the e-mails on the server also.
You need to check the following to ensure a smooth trouble free e-mail set up in your Windows Live Mail. You need to provide the information about the e-mail address that you are going to set up. While carrying out the setup, you need to provide the correct e-mail address and password details for the access of your e-mail to set up in your Windows Live Mail. You also need to know the address of both the incoming and outgoing e-mail servers that are used by your e-mail provider.
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