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How to add a new email account in Windows Mail

If you're anything like a lot of people, you probably have several email accounts. Just follow the steps below to add them to your Windows Mail accounts.

  1. Open Windows Email
  2. Click on "Tools" (4th icon from the left at the top)
  3. Navigate to "Accounts".  The "Internet Accounts" dialogue box will pop up.
  4. Click "Add" (on the right)
  5. Click "E-mail Account" and then click "Next"
  6. Type the name you want other people to see when you send them an email and click "Next"
  7. Type in the email account from your service provider.  Click "Next".
  8. The "Incoming e-mail server type" is usually POP3, but if you are not sure, just check with your service provider.  They usually have a web page with the instructions.
  9. For "Incoming mail (POP3 or IMAP) server:" type "pop.yourprovider.com" without the quotations (just an example).  The exact information would be available from your service provider.
  10. For "Outgoing e-mail server (SMTP) name:" type "smtp.yourprovider.com" without the quotations (just an example).  The exact information would be available from your service provider.
  11. Click Next
  12. Type your email username, provided by your service provider.
  13. Type your Password
  14. Click "Next"
  15. Click "Finish", and you're done!

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How to add a New Email Account in Windows Mail