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Updated Apr 22nd at 18:16 BST

How to set up email in Windows Live Mail 2011#

This guide takes you step-by-step through the process of setting up a new email account in Microsoft Live Mail 2011.

*Note: This guide defaults to IMAP and SSL..

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

Step 1. Launch Microsoft Live Mail

Step 2. Select “Accounts” on the top right menu bar

Live A1

Step 3. Select “Email

Live B

Step 4. Enter your details on the “Auto Account Set-up” window and click “Next

  • if you’ve lost your password you can change it inside your control panel.
Live C

Step 5. Enter all the relevant details (POP3 or IMAP)

Incoming server information:

  • Server type is IMAP
  • Server address mail3.gridhost.co.uk or your Cpanel Hostname.
  • Port is 993
  • Authenticate using Password
  • Logon user name is the full email address
  • Requires authentication is ticked

Outgoing server information:

  • Server address mail3.gridhost.co.uk or your Cpanel Hostname.
  • Port is 465
  • Requires a secure connection (SSL) is ticked
  • Requires authentication is ticked
Live D

Step 6. Once prompted, you can complete the setup by clicking "Finish".

Live Finish

Step 7. 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.