Setting up an email account in Windows Live Mail 2011 & 2012

Quick Settings

Incoming Settings:

  • outlook.office365.com
  • port 995
  • SSL applied/ticked
Outgoing Server Settings:

  • smtp.office365.com
  • port 587
  • SMTP authentication applied/ticked
  • SSL applied/ticked
  • Authentication - password

 

Step by Step Instructions

  1. From the file menu select Options then Email accounts

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  2. From the Accounts screen click ‘Add’

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  3. Select ‘Email Account’ then click ‘next’

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  4. Fill out your login credentials and then check ‘Manually configure server settings’
  5. Click Next

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  6. Fill out the following details:
  7. Incoming Server Information
    • Server address: outlook.office365.com
    • Port: 995
    • Check ‘Requires a secure connection (SSL)’
    • Logon user name: your full email address
  8. Outgoing Server Information
    • Server address: smtp.office365.com
    • Port: 587
    • Check ‘Requires a secure connection (SSL)’
    • Check ‘Requires authentication’
  9. Click Next

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Your email has now been successfully set up.

 

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