Setting Up Your POP Email Address with Windows (Vista) Mail

You can always use Web-Based Email to send and receive email messages. But you also can view your email with an email client. To access your email through Windows Vista Mail, add an account with the settings outlined below. While the exact steps may differ from version to version, you can use the settings listed here to set up other versions of Windows Mail as well.

To Use Windows Vista Mail with Your Email

  1. In Microsoft Mail, from the Tools menu, select Accounts.
  2. In the Internet Accounts window, click Add.
  3. On the Your Name page, in the Display Name field, enter your full name and then click Next.
  4. On the Internet Email Address page, in the Email address field, enter your email address (i.e., and then click Next.
  5. On the Set up Email Servers page, select your server type and enter you Incoming POP Server (, and Outgoing SMTP Server ( Check the box that says "Outgoing server requires authentication."
  6. On the Internet Mail Log on page, in the Email Username and Password fields, enter your email address and password, and then click Next.
  7. Click Finish.
  8. Return to Microsoft Mail, and from the Tools menu, select Accounts.
  9. In the Internet Accounts window, in your list of Mail accounts, select the account you just set up, and then click Properties.
  10. In the Properties window, go to the Advanced tab and make the following changes:
    Outgoing Mail (SMTP)
    Without SSL - 80 or 3535 or 25
    Incoming mail
    POP without SSL - 110

  11. Click OK.

For information on setting up Windows (Vista) Mail see Windows Mail.

NOTE: As a courtesy, we provide information about how to use certain third-party products, but we do not endorse or directly support third-party products and we are not responsible for the functions or reliability of such products. Windows Vista is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All rights reserved.