Email Tutorial

Email Setup - Windows Vista Mail

Before you begin, you will need the following information:
Username: This is your email address
Password: Password to the email account being configured
Mail Server: This is
(For example, here at Emagine our domain name is, so our mail server is

  1. Open Windows Vista Mail
  2. Go to the Tools menu and select 'Accounts...'

  3. Click 'Add...'

  4. Select E-mail Account, Click 'Next'

  5. Enter your Display Name (i.e: John Smith), Click 'Next'

  6. Enter your E-Mail address (, Click 'Next'

  7. Select POP3 or IMAP as your Incoming e-mail server type
    Enter your Mail Server as the Incoming mail server
    Enter your Mail Server as the Outgoing e-mail server (SMTP)
    Check Outgoing server requires authentication
    Click 'Next'

  8. Enter your email address into the E-mail username field
    Enter your password into the Password field
    Click 'Next'

  9. Make sure 'Do not download my e-mail and folders at this time' checkbox is checked and click "Finish" button to return to your account list.
  10. Select your E-mail Account and click 'Properties'

  11. Click the 'Servers' tab
    Check 'My server requires authentication'
    Then click 'Settings...'

  12. Make sure the Logon Information is set to 'Use same settings as my incoming mail server'
    Click 'Ok'

  13. Congratulations you have finished the setup of your email account!

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