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Help Center / Setup Win10 Mail for IMAP/POP3

To add your email account to the default Mail App installed on Windows 10 follow the steps below:

    1. Launch the Mail app from your Windows START menu.
    2. Click on the + Add account button (as shown below). If you already have another account setup in the Mail app click on ACCOUNTS in the left-hand pane and under MANAGE ACCOUNTS click on + Add account.

    3. Click on the last menu item ADVANCED SETUP (as shown below. You may have to scroll down the list to find it)

    4. Select INTERNET EMAIL (as shown below)

    5. Enter the following information:

      Email Address: Your email address
      User name: Your email address
      Password: The password for your email address
      Account Name: This is how it is listed in your Mail app.
      Send your message using this name: How you want the FROM: field to appear in emails that you send. You can put your full name or your business name here.
      Incoming Mail Server:
      Account Type: IMAP or POP3 (IMAP syncs copies of all folders with mail server. POP3 downloads only your Inbox folder from the mail server and stores the emails on your device.)
      Outgoing Mail Server:
      Outgoing Server Requires Authentication: Yes
      Use the same user name and password for sending email: Yes
      Require SSL for incoming mail: Yes
      Require SSL for outgoing mail: Yes

    6. Click on the [SIGN-IN] button.
    7. You should receive a confirmation that the account is completed. Click on the [FINISH] button.

The Win10 Mail app should start to retrieve your emails. If you receive an Error 0x8007139f please see How to Fix Win10 Mail Error.

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