How to Setup Your Email Account in Windows Mail

This article shows you how to add your email account to Windows Mail (an email client) which comes with Windows 10.

1. Once you have set up your email account (See How to Add an Email Account) check you have the correct username (your email address) and password by logging into The most common reason for adding your email account to a email client is an incorrect password.

2. Open Windows Mail and click on 'Accounts' and then 'Add account'

3. Select 'Advanced Setup'.

4. Select 'Internet email'.

5. Enter the following details into the settings.

Email address: Your email address
Username: Your email address
Password: The password for your email account
Account Name: How you want to see your account in Windows Mail, your email address is fine
Send your message using this name: Your name. This is what is displayed when an email from you account arrives at its destination
Incoming email server:
Account type: IMAP
Outgoing (SMTP) email server:
Leave all the options checked.

Finally click the 'Sign in' button.

6. Click 'Done'. You have successfully set up your email in Windows Mail.

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