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Email Setup - Windows 8 Mail App

by onjdl — last modified Jan 23, 2015 04:54 PM

Note: The Windows 8 Mail App in Metro will not support POP3 mailbox configurations or Digital IDs. For these reasons, OlympusNet recommends you install and use Windows Live Mail with your Windows 8 PC. If you must use the Windows 8 Mail App in Metro, follow the steps below.

  1. Tap or click on the envelope icon.
  2. Tap or click the Other Account option from the list.
  3. Tap or click Show more details.
  4. Enter your account information as shown below.
  5. Enter your email address in the field for Email address.
  6. Enter the first part of your email address in the Username field.
  7. Enter your email password.
  8. Enter for the Incoming IMAP server and Port 993.
  9. Check the box titled Incoming server requires SSL.
  10. Enter for the Outgoing IMAP server and Port 587.
  11. Uncheck the boxes titled Outgoing server requires SSL, use the same username and password, and Outgoing server requires authentication.
  12. Click the Connect button
  13. Once the Windows 8 Mail App displays your inbox, you have successfully added your OlympusNet email address.