How do I use Windows Mail 6.0 to check POP E-mail?

Setup A New Account - Microsoft Windows Mail 6.0

Open Microsoft Windows Mail 6.0.

At the top of the page click on the Tools menu and then select Accounts.

> Tools> Accounts


Click on the Add button.


Select the account type Email Account and click Next.

Your Name

Enter your name here.

Click Next.

Internet E-mail address

This is where you type in your Domain email address.

Replace with:

Click Next.


E-mail Server Names

Enter your Incoming and Outgoing mail server.

Make sure you have POP3 selected for the incoming mail server type.

Incoming mail (POP3):

Outgoing mail (SMTP) server:

Check box for My outgoing server requires authentication.

Click Next.


Internet Mail Logon

Enter your Account name (Email address) and Webmail password.

Account Name:


Enter your Webmail password here..

Click Next.



Click Finish. You have successfully configured your WebMail account into POP mail


Go to the Tools menu, click Accounts. You should see your new account listed here. Select your account and click on the Properties button.

> Tools > Accounts > Properties

Change the Outgoing Mail (SMTP) port number to 587. Click Okay then Close.

Should you encounter problems with sending email out using, you may be required to use your ISP's smtp server. Please refer to the following information: Using your ISP's smtp server to send email


Lory Parker
WgraFix Web Development Services
Marshville, NC