Email Setup for Windows Phone 8

Email Setup for Windows Phone 8

Follow the step-by-step instructions below to add a new mailbox to your Windows Phone. As always, be sure to substitute our sample server settings with your own domain name.

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Posted January 20, 2014

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Step 1 » Tap the email tile (envelope icon) on your home screen
Step 1 » Tap the email tile (envelope icon) on your home screen
Step 2 » Tap Advanced Setup
Step 2 » Tap Advanced Setup
Step 3 » Enter your email address and password
Step 3 » Enter your email address and password
Step 4 » Tap Internet Email
Step 4 » Tap Internet Email
Step 5 » Enter a name to identify your account later in your list of apps. Enter your name. For Incoming email server, enter mail.yourdomain.com
Step 5 » Enter a name to identify your account later in your list of apps. Enter your name. For Incoming email server, enter mail.yourdomain.com
Step 6 » For Account Type, select IMAP4
Step 6 » For Account Type, select IMAP4
Step 7 » For Outgoing (SMTP) email server, enter mail.yourdomain.com Ensure the boxes are checked for both "Outgoing server requires authentication" and "Use the same user name and password for sending email". Tap "sign in"
Step 7 » For Outgoing (SMTP) email server, enter mail.yourdomain.com Ensure the boxes are checked for both "Outgoing server requires authentication" and "Use the same user name and password for sending email". Tap "sign in"
Step 8 » An "Untrusted Certificate" warning message will appear on screen. Select 'Continue'.
Step 8 » An "Untrusted Certificate" warning message will appear on screen. Select 'Continue'.
Step 9 » Your emails will now begin downloading. It may take a few minutes to finish downloading all your messages.
Step 9 » Your emails will now begin downloading.  It may take a few minutes to finish downloading all your messages.
Step 10 » You can find your new account in the list of apps by looking for the email icon and the Account Name you entered on Step 5.
Step 10 » You can find your new account in the list of apps by looking for the email icon and the Account Name you entered on Step 5.

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