Vista Email

Setup your email account in Vista Mail

The following instructions describe in detail how to create and setup your email account by using the Vista Mail. The instructions are easy to follow and can be used for setup of emails provided also by other web-hosting providers.


1. From Start choose Email. Windows Mail is already installed on Windows Vista.
2. Then go to Tools > Accounts
3. Click Add which is the first button on the right.
4. Select E-mail Accounts and then click Next.
5. In Display Name enter your name, your nick name, or your company’s name depending on how you want to be displayed when you send an email and then click Next.
6. In E-mail address enter your e-mail address and then click Next (in the example we are creating an email account for an imaginary email: [email protected]).
7. In the following window that appears do the following:

    • Incoming mail server (POP3)
      Your incoming server is, where is the name of your domain. Keep the POP3 select as default.
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP)
    You must use the Outgoing Mail Server Name of your current Internet Server Provider (ISP).
  • The option Log on using Secure Password Authentication (SPA) should be unchecked (at the default value).

After finishing with the above click Next.

8. Complete the Internet Mail Logon window and then click Next.

    • E-mail Address
      Enter your e-mail address (in the example we are creating an email account for an imaginary email: [email protected]).
  • Password
    The password is case sensitive. Decide if you want to check the “Remember password” field.
9. At this stage you have completed your email setup. Please note that you must check (select) the option Do not download my e-mail at this time.
The process is completed when you click Finish.