Quick Live Mail Server Settings POP3

Windows Live Mail, developed by Microsoft, was a free email client and a part of the Windows Essentials suite. It was discontinued and then Outlook has taken it over. Still, many use Windows Live Mail to access their email accounts. You have to set up the email server settings on the email client to access your emails. There are two incoming mail servers – IMAP and POP. Use the below given live mail server settings POP3 instructions.

The mail server configuration differs for both the server protocols. If you want to set up the Live Mail POP3 server settings, continue reading.

  • Step 1:Launch the Windows Live Mail app on your computer.
  • Step 2:Click the Accounts tab and then select the Email menu.
  • Step 3:Under Add your email accounts, set the email address, password, and display name.
  • Step 4:Tick the checkbox of Manually configure server settings and click Next.
  • Step 5:Following that, the Configure server settings screen will appear.
  • Step 6:Below Incoming server information, choose POP in the Server type menu and enter “pop3.mailprotect.domain-name” as the Server address.
  • Step 7:Input the port number as “995” if your email account supports SSL, otherwise enter “110”.
  • Step 8:If the SSL security is needed, tick the checkbox of Requires a secure connection (SSL) for live mail server settings POP3.
  • Step 9:In the Authenticate settings drop-down menu, select Clear text.
  • Step 10:Enter the email address in the Logon user name field.
  • Step 11:Next, type “smtp-auth.mailprotect.domain-name” for the outgoing email server address.
  • Step 12:Input the port number “25” for non-SSL service or “465” for SSL connection.
  • Step 13:Tick the checkboxes of ‘Require a secure connection (SSL)’ and ‘Require authentication.’
  • Step 14:Now, click the Next button.
  • Step 15:Once the account is set up, click the Finish button.

If you want to know the IMAP mail server information, read the following.

Server address: imap.mailprotect.domain-name

Port number: 143/993

SSL security: Not required/Required

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