How to Set Up iCloud Email in Windows Mail?

Windows 10 has a built-in desktop email app ---Mail--- that can manage all your email accounts. Although this app is developed by Microsoft, you can still add an iCloud email account to the Windows 10 Mail app. For detailed instructions on how to set up icloud email in windows mail, go through the quick steps given on this page. Before you begin, you need the following details if you wish to configure the server settings for your iCloud email account manually.

Server Settings For Icloud Mail:

  • Step 1:Incoming mail server name: imap.mail.me.com
  • Step 2:SSL Required: Yes
  • Step 3:Port: 993
  • Step 4:Outgoing mail server name: smtp.mail.me.com
  • Step 5:SSL Required: Yes
  • Step 6:Port: 587

Steps To Configure Your Icloud Email Account Automatically In Windows Mail:

  • Step 1:On your Windows computer, click the Start menu available at the bottom-left corner.
  • Step 2:Type ‘mail’ in the search panel and hit the Enter key.
  • Step 3:Click the Mail app in the search result.
  • Step 4:Now, the Windows Mail app will open.
  • Step 5:If this is the first-time setup, click the Add account button and choose your email service provider.
  • Step 6:Otherwise, click the Settings icon at the bottom-left corner of the Mail window.
  • Step 7:On the right-side pane, click the Accounts tab below Settings.
  • Step 8:Click the Add account button and select iCloud below Choose an account.
  • Step 9:Enter your email address and password in the required fields.
  • Step 10:In case you have enabled 2-factor authentication, enter the app-generated password in the Password field.
  • Step 11:Click the Sign-in button and wait until the authentication is completed.

Steps For How To Set Up Icloud Email In Windows Mail Manually:

  • Step 1:Launch the Mail app and click the Settings icon.
  • Step 2:Click the Add account button in the Settings panel.
  • Step 3:Below Choose an account, select Advanced setup.
  • Step 4:Type your iCloud email address and password in the required fields.
  • Step 5:Type in a name for your account.
  • Step 6:Under Incoming email server, enter ‘imap.mail.me.com’ and choose IMAP as your account type.
  • Step 7:Under Outgoing (SMTP) email server, enter ‘smtp.mail.me.com’ and fill in the rest of the server details.
  • Step 8:Ensure that all the checkboxes are selected.
  • Step 9:Click Sign-in and then select Done to add your iCloud email account.
  • Step 10:You have now seen how to set up icloud email in windows mail.