How to configure Microsoft® Windows® Live mail POP settings?
Steps in configuring Microsoft Windows Live mail POP settings.
Microsoft Windows offered a successor to Outlook Express in the form of Microsoft Windows Live Mail. With the help of Microsoft Windows Live Mail, you would be able to send and obtain messages from E-mail accounts such as Gmail, Yahoo Mail and Hotmail. After you set up this program, there is no need to do any further setup except you need to put in an extra E-mail account. Microsoft Windows Live mail permits you to search all e-mails from every account you set up only by clicking a single button. Microsoft Windows Live Mail could facilitate the users to organize their life in one place on your system. In Microsoft Windows Live Mail you could insert and view various E-mail accounts in e-mail like Hotmail, Gmail, and Yahoo! Mail. You could even monitor your E-mail, calendars, and contacts even if you do not enclose an Internet connection. The exceptional features in Microsoft Windows Live mail allows you to observe all of your E-mails at one place.
Tips to configure POP settings in Microsoft Windows Live mail:
- What are POP settings
- Configuring POP settings
- Tips to configure POP settings
What are POP settings
POP or Post Office Protocol is the standard interface between the E-mail program of a user and the e-mail server. POP 3 is framed as a simple system with restricted selectivity. Incoming messages and attachments are downloaded while users check their e-mail. POP is usually configured to erase the messages on the server after downloading. If the user chooses to not remove them, the messages would get downloaded once more at the time the mail is checked.
Configuring POP settings
Microsoft Windows Live Mail could support three types of E-mail servers. Post Office Protocol is one among them. Most of the E-mail services and ISPs make use of this type of server, mainly for managing personal E-mail accounts. They have the ability to hold incoming E-mail messages till you verify your E-mail. Messages are generally deleted from the server while you verify your E-mail.POP 3 is the most common type of incoming E-mail server to handle with the personal E-mail accounts.
First of all, choose Windows Mail and select "Start". Then you need to choose "All Programs" and "Windows Mail." Then choose the "Tools" menu and hit "Accounts" after that click "Add" to open a setup wizard. Choose "Email Account" from the "Select Account Type" window. Then hit on "Next" to display the next window following every proceeding step. After that type the name you need to display as sender in the "Your Name" window and after type your E-mail address in the next window, "Internet E-mail Address." Choose "POP3" from the drop-down menu in the "Set up e-mail servers" window. Then type the E-mail user name in the "Internet Logon" window. After that type the password linked with that E-mail account. Hit on "Remember Password" to stock up the password. Then select "Finish" to store your settings.
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