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Windows 8 Mail App

Updated Apr 17th at 17:26 BST

How to set up email in Windows 8 Mail#

This guide takes you step-by-step through the process of setting up a new email account in Windows 8 Mail App.

*Note: This guide defaults to IMAP and SSL

*Note Replace example@example.co.uk with your domain name

Step 1. Launch Mail

Step 2. Select “View All In Settings” at the bottom.

Mail Add Email Accounts

Step 3. Select “Other Account

Add Account

Step 4. Select “Show More Details"

Windows 8 Add

Step 5. Enter your details on the “Add your Other Account” window and click “Connect

*if you’ve lost your password you can change it inside your control panel.

  • Incoming 993 (POP3 - 995)
  • Select: This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)
  • Use the following type of encrypted connection is SSL/TLS
  • Outgoing 465 or 587
  • Select: This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)
  • Use the following type of encrypted connection is SSL/TLS
  • Root Folder Path - “INBOX
  • Incoming Mail: mail3.gridhost.co.uk (Or the Host Name for your Cpanel Package)
  • Outgoing Mail: mail3.gridhost.co.uk (Or Cpanel Server Name)
Windows 8 Add Other

Step 7. Great you should now have your email setup properly on Windows 8 Mail App

Step 8. If you are experiencing any issues with setting up your email address you can always contact us via our Live Chat or call us on our support line. Opening hours are 7AM to 12AM.