Windows Live Mail 2011 – IMAP

Windows Live Mail 2011 – IMAP

Because Windows 7 does not come with an email application pre-installed customers will need to purchase a 3rd party email application or use Microsoft’s recommended Windows Live Mail, which can be downloaded here:

To create a new account, click on the Accounts tab at the top and then on Email.

Enter your MHTC E-mail address, Password and Display Name.
Select Make this my default email account (optional).
Select Manually configure server settings.
Click Next.


Enter the following information:
Server Type = IMAP
Incoming Server Address =
Logon user name = Enter your email address.
Outgoing Server Address =

Default server Port numbers are 143/25; these typically do not need to be changed. If you experience problems sending emails try using outgoing port 587 instead.

Click Next.


Click Finish to return to the Windows Live Mail inbox.

Each e-mail address will be displayed in the left pane.
Note: Identities are not supported in Windows Live Mail.

If you need to change or review an existing e-mail account’s properties click on the Accounts tab, highlight the mailbox you want to edit and then click on Properties.

Make the appropriate changes to your settings, save them and then close the window.