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Microsoft Windows Mail – Vista

IMAP Account Changes

1. Open your mail client Windows Mail and select, Tools then Accounts

2. Select the Email Account to change Select Properties

3. Select the Servers Tab and enable the My Server Requires Authentication on the Outgoing Mail Server Section.

4. Click on the Settings Button and ensure “Use same settings as my incoming mail server” Option is selected. Then click OK.

5. Select the Advanced Tab and enable both options This Server Requires A Secure Connection as below

Checklist:

  • If you are using a POP3 Account with TLS, make sure that Incoming Server (POP3) Port Number is 995 and the Outgoing Port is 587.

  • If you are using an IMAP Account with TLS, make sure that Incoming Server (IMAP) Port Number is 143 and the Outgoing Port is 587.

  • If you are using an IMAP Account with SSL as the only option, make sure that Incoming Server (IMAP) Port Number is 993 and the Outgoing Port is 587.

6. Click on OK, NEXT and then FINISH.

7. Now that the outgoing email connection is secure, some Anti-Virus Software may flag an error, if this occurs please Disable the scan outgoing emails option. [Please refer to your Anti-Virus Vendor for more information]

POP3 Account Changes

1. Open your mail client Windows Mail and select, Tools then Accounts

2. Select the Email Account to change Select Properties

3. Select the Servers Tab and enable the My Server Requires Authentication on the Outgoing Mail Server Section

4. Click on the Settings Button and ensure “Use same settings as my incoming mail server” Option is selected. Then click OK

5. Select the Advanced Tab and enable both options This Server Requires A Secure Connection as below

6. Click on OK, NEXT and then FINISH.

7. Now that the outgoing email connection is secure, some Anti-Virus Software may flag an error, if this occurs please Disable the scan outgoing emails option. [Please refer to your Anti-Virus Vendor for more information]