How do I setup an email account on my Windows Phone?

This article will explain how to setup 123-reg email with your Windows device

Using email with your device will allow you to sync your email, contacts, calendar and tasks from your 123-reg mailbox to your phone.

Follow this step-by-step instructions and get more information on how to add your 123-mail account to your Windows, or Lumia mobile device.

These steps can be followed when setting up any email account on a Windows mobile phone.


From the Start screen flick left to reveal the App list.


Tap on the Settings icon.


Select the Email + accounts option.


Tap Add an account.


Then select Other account.


Press the Email address box and type in your email address.


Tap on the Password box and then enter your password.


Tap Sign in.


If the settings are not found, tap Try Again then select Advanced.


Then select Internet email account.


Enter a name for the email account in the Account name


Type the name that you want to appear when sending emails from this account in the Your name field.


In the Incoming email server field enter the incoming server details.

Here you must decide whether you would like to use the POP3 or IMAP email protocol.

POP3 is the standard protocol for receiving email from a mail server and it allows you to download all of your emails to one location.

IMAP is best if you access your email from multiple locations, clients and devices as it doesn't require downloading of your email content. We recommend using IMAP settings on Windows Live because if anything were to happen to your computer or mobile device, you would still be able to access your emails.

Watch our support video for more information on setting up your email address using the POP3 and IMAP protocols.

  • POP3:


Select the Account type that corresponds to the incoming server you selected in Step 11.


In the Username field type the email address that you are setting up i.e and in the Password field type the password for your mailbox.


In the Outgoing (SMTP) email server section enter:


Select the options Outgoing server requires authentication and Use the same username and password for sending emails.


When you are finished tap Sign in to continue.


Your mailbox is now setup and ready to use on your Windows Phone.

For more details on adding other email addresses to your Windows, or Lumia Phone, you can also access the official Windows Phone support website.


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