Setting up Windows 10 Mail

Follow this guide to set up your email account in Windows 10 Mail with IMAP.

Step 1 - Open Windows 10 Mail and click Get started
Step 2 - Click + Add account
Step 3 - Click Other account (POP, IMAP)
Step 4 - Enter your email account details and click Sign in
Step 5 - All done!

Step 1 - Open Windows 10 Mail and click Get started


Open Windows 10 Mail and click Get started
Note: If you have previously set up an account in Windows 10 Mail, click Accounts in the top left corner.
Click + Add account on the right of your screen and continue at Step 3.

Step 2 - Click + Add account


Click Add account

Step 3 - Click Other account (POP, IMAP)


Choose Other as the account type

Step 4 - Enter your email account details and click Sign in


Enter the details for the email account you want to set up
You need to enter the following details:

  • The complete email address for the account you want to set up.
  • The name that should be visible as sender.
  • The password for this account, you also use it to sign in to Webmail.

Step 5 - All done!


All done!

That's all, your account is now set up. Click Done and then Ready to go to open your inbox.

Tip: Click Folders to see the folders you created yourself. If you have a large account, it may take a while until all folders and emails are synced.

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