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How to set up email in Windows Live Mail 2011

This guide takes you step-by-step through the process of setting up a new email account in Microsoft Live Mail 2011.

*Note: This guide defaults to IMAP and SSL..

*Note Replace example@example.com with your domain name

Step 1. Launch Microsoft Live Mail

Step 2. Select “Accounts” on the top right menu bar

Step 3. Select “Email

Step 4. Enter your details on the “Auto Account Set-up” window and click “Next

  • if you’ve lost your password you can change it inside your control panel.

Step 5. Enter all the relevant details (POP3 or IMAP)

Incoming server information:

  • Server type is IMAP
  • Server address mail.wwebhost.com or your Cpanel Hostname.
  • Port is 993
  • Authenticate using Password
  • Logon user name is the full email address
  • Requires authentication is ticked

Outgoing server information:

  • Server address mail.wwebhost.com or your Cpanel Hostname.
  • Port is 465
  • Requires a secure connection (SSL) is ticked
  • Requires authentication is ticked

Step 6. Once prompted, you can complete the setup by clicking “Finish“.

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