This FAQ will help you to set up your mailbox with Windows Live Mail.
The below video and step by step instructions will help you learn how to add a mailbox with Windows Live Mail.
Title: How to set up my email with Windows Live Mail
This video will show you step by step how to set up your 123-reg mailbox within Windows Live.
If you wish to set up Window Live with another provider’s mailbox then simply find out and swap in their details when we mention ours.
Ok, let’s get started
Step one: Open Window Live Mail and click on the Accounts tab and then click on the Email option.
Step two: Enter the email address you wish to add and the email address password. Then input a display name for the mailbox.
Step three: Select the option to Manually configure server settings and then click on the Next button.
Step four: You can now choose to use POP or IMAP. To learn more about these email protocols check out this video here. We recommend you use IMAP so we will select that as the Server type.
Step five: enter imap.123-reg.co.uk as the Server address and then set the port to 993. Tick the option Requires a secure connection (SSL)
Step six: Leave the Authenticate using as Clear text and then enter the email address you wish to add as the Log-on username.
Step seven: enter smtp.123-reg.co.uk in the Outgoing server information Server address field. Then set the port to 465.
Step eight: Tick the options Requires a secure connection (SSL) and Requires authentication. Now click on the Next button.
Step nine: You will see your account has been added and you can click on the Finish button.
That’s it; if you check down your list of mailboxes, you will see your 123-reg mailbox has been added and will be able to start sending and receiving emails straight.
Please note: You can use the below steps to set up any mailbox. You will however need to use your providers details when we mention ours.
Start Windows Live Mail, click on the Accounts tab and then the Email button.
Enter the email address you wish to add, the email address password and a preferred display name.
Check the Manually configure server settings option.
Once these details have been entered click on the Next button.
Please note: You can now choose between using POP3 or IMAP. To find out more about these protocols check out this FAQ.
Choose either POP or IMAP from the drop down box.
You will now need to enter imap.123-reg.co.uk or pop.123-reg.co.uk as the server address
The port should be set to 993 for IMAP or 995 for POP3.
Check the option Requires a secure connection (SSL).
Leave the Authenticate using option as Clear text.
Finally enter the log-on username which is the email address you are adding.
Enter smtp.123-reg.co.uk as the outgoing server address and set the port to 465.
Check both the Requires a secure connection (SSL) and Requires authentication options.
Once all these details have been entered click on the Next button.
Your account has been added and you can click on the Finish button.
That's it, your now ready to start sending and receiving email straight away.