How do I set up Windows Live Mail with IMAP?

The following applies to adding a 123-reg email account to Windows Live Mail (IMAP).

1

Select the Accounts tab, and then click the New Email in the New Account section.

2

Fill out the email address, password and display name. Please note, the password is the password already associated with your 123-reg email account. Click the manually configure server settings option at the bottom of the window, and then click the next button.

3

In the configure server settings window, select the IMAP server type. Your incoming server address is IMAP.123-reg.co.uk. The logon user name will be your email address.

4

The outgoing server information is smtp.123-reg.co.uk. Then click the Next button.

5

Your account will now be added to Windows Live Mail.

Please note: If you are using 123-reg's SMTP server to send outgoing email, SMTP authentication must be turned on. If you are asked for a username and password, please use your mailbox username and password. For further information, please visit http://www.windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-US/Help/bb076a7c-7e78-45b4-a414-03c7270ae0861033.mspx.

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