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Add Hotmail, MSN, Live Mail in MS Outlook As Internet Mail

In the previous post we had a look how to syncronise your Hotmail, etc in Outlook.
Today we have a look how to configure MS Outlook with POP3 and SMTP settings.


  1. Launch MS Outlook if necessary
  2. Select from the Menu: Tools | Account Settings
  3. Select New
  4. Select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP
    Add New E-Mail
  5. Select Next
  6. Enable Manually configure server settings or additional server types
    Configure Settings
  7. Select Next
  8. Select Internet E-Mail
    Choose E-Mail Service
  9. Click Next
  10. Complete the Information as follows:
    • Your Name: Type your display name
    • E-Mail Address: Type your Hotmail, MSN or Windows Live e-mail address
    • Account Type: Select POP3
    • Incoming Mail Server: Type
    • Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): Type
    • Username: Type your e-mail address
    • Password: Type your password

    E-Mail Settings

  11. Select More Settings
  12. Select Advanced Tab Page
    • Incoming server(POP3): Type 995
    • Enable This server requires an encrypted connection checkbox
    • Outgoing server (SMTP): Type 587 or 25
    • Use the following type of encrypted connection: Select Auto
      Note: Select TLS if you get an error when sending mail.
    • Optional: Leave a copy of messages on the server.
      Then it will be in Outlook and on your webmail – Inbox Only, will not leave a copy of sent messages from Outlook on the webmail server.

    Advanced Settings

  13. Select Outgoing Server Tab Page
    • Enable My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication
    • Select Use same settings as my incoming mail server

    Outgoing Server Settings

  14. Select OK
  15. Select Next
  16. Select Finish

Esta Bom! That’s It. Now you are ready to receive those e-mails via Internet Mail


4 August 2009 - Posted by | E-Mails | , , , , , , ,

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