How do I set up Windows Live Mail?
Below are the instructions for setting up an Alliance email address in Windows Live Mail. CAUTION: please ensure that the program you have is Windows Live Mail, and not Windows Mail. Windows Mail is the default email program in Windows Vista, and it has different instructions than Windows Live Mail.
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- Start Windows Live Mail. On the left-hand side, click ADD AN E-MAIL ACCOUNT. If this option is not readily viewable, you may need to scroll down or click on MAIL to find it.
- The ADD AN E-MAIL ACCOUNT wizard will start. In this screen, add your Alliance email address, your email password, and your name in the way that you would like it displayed in your emails. Once this information has been entered, click NEXT. DO NOT CLICK THE CHECK BOX AT THE BOTTOM OF THE WINDOW.
- In the next screen, the wizard asks you for your server information:
-> Server Type: POP3
-> Incoming Server: pop.alliancecom.net
-> Outgoing Server: smtp.alliancecom.net
-> Log On Using: Clear Text Authentication
-> Port: 110
-> Login ID: your email username
-> Check My Server Requires Authentication
- Click NEXT and then click FINISH to complete the setup.