Windows Live Mail

Setup your email account in Windows Live Mail

The following instructions describe in detail how to create and setup your email account when using Microsoft Outlook 2007. The instructions included here are easy to follow and can be used for setting up emails (mail servers) provided also by other web-hosting providers.


1. From Start choose Windows Live Mail (it is assumed that you have used this program before so as the Internet Connection Wizard is not initiated).
2. Then go to Tools > Accounts
3. Click Add which is the first button on the right.
4. On the next window that appears select the check box at the bottom Email Account and then click Next.
5. On the next window Add Email Account, in the Email Address field, enter your full email address and enter your password in the Password field. In the Display Name field, enter a display name you want to display when you send emails from this account, and then click Next.
6. On the next window Internet E-mail Settingsyou are required to complete various fields related with your personal data, server and logon information:

    • Your Name
      Enter your name, your nick name, or your company’s name depending on how you want to be displayed when you sent an email.
    • E-mail Address
      Enter your e-mail address (in the example we are creating an email account for an imaginary email: [email protected]).
    • Account Type
      Should be POP3 (this is the default option).
    • Incoming mail server
      Your incoming server is, where is the name of your domain.
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP)
      You must use the Outgoing Mail Server Name of your current Internet Server Provider (ISP).
7. At this stage you have completed your email setup. The process is completed when you click Finish.