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Monday, June 17th, 2019 8:30 PM

IMAP Email Setup: Windows 10 Mail

IMAP Email Setup: Windows 10 Mail

If you would like to know more about the difference between IMAP and POP, then please click here.

  1. Click on Accounts on the left, then click + Add account on the right:



  2. Select Advanced Setup:



  3. Select "Internet email":



  4. Input the following information:

    Email address
    Username: Full email address
    Password

    Scroll down

    Incoming email server: imap.homestead.com
    Account Type: Choose IMAP4 from dropdown
    Outgoing (SMTP) email server: smtp.homestead.com

    Scroll down

    Check the following options:

    Outgoing server requires authentication
    Use the same user name and password for sending email
    Require SSL for incoming email
    Require SSL for outgoing email

    Click Sign In:






    You can now see your email in Windows 10 Live Mail!


6 Messages

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202 Points

1 year ago

This does not work with Windows 11 mail. Outgoing mail just sits in the Outbox folder and never gets sent

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462 Points

1 year ago

Can you put instructions for Windows 11 mail?   I have looked all through the site and can't find anything!

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142 Points

8 months ago

This doesn't help. Even when using the webmail I get the same rejection.