Windows 10 Mail Setup

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First time setup

  • If this is the first time Windows 10 Mail has been set up, there will be a blue pop-up to add an account. If an account has already been made in Windows Mail and another account needs to be added, scroll down to the 'add additional account' section.

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  • It will ask for an account type. Select 'Other account' at the bottom.

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  • Fill in the e-mail address and the password and hit sign-in.

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  • Proceed to the 'Outgoing mail server' section

Add additional account

  • Click on the 'Accounts' button on the left hand side of the mail client. This will bring up a side bar on the right with the option to 'Add Account'.

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  • It will ask for an account type. Select 'Other account' at the bottom.

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  • Fill in the e-mail address and the password and hit sign-in.

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  • Proceed to the 'Outgoing mail server' section

Outgoing mail server

  • On the bottom of the left hand section there will be a Settings cog. Click this to open a Settings sidebar.

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  • Select Accounts and then the Sonic account. This will open the settings window for the specific account.

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  • Hit change mailbox sync settings. Note: This will be grayed out until Windows Mail syncs with the server. This may take a couple minutes after the account is created.

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  • Go to Advanced mailbox settings (may have to scroll down to see the option). By default, Windows 10 Mail will detect port 25 for the outgoing server. Change this to port 465.

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