Windows Live 2011

Email Set-Up

This brief walk-through will show you how to setup/configure your Seanet account in Windows Live Mail 2011.

  1. Open mail then click on the “Accounts” tab.
  2. If you are adding a new account, click on the email button that has a green plus sign. If you are reconfiguring an existing account, skip to step 6.
  3. Fill out the requested information. Email address should be your Seanet email address. Password should be the password associated with your email address. Display name is the name people will see when you email them. Most use their first and last name. Check the box that says “Manually configure server settings” then click “Next”.
  4. Under “Incoming server information” select POP as the server type. The server address should be Leave the port at 110. Set “Authenticate using” as clear text. Logon user name should be your seanet email address. For the “Outgoing server information” the server address should be Change the port to 587. Check the box that says “Requires authentication”. Click the “Next" button.
  5. Click the “Finish” button.
  6. Right click on your email account and then click on “Properties”.
  7. Click on the “Servers” tab.
  8. Verify incoming mail server is and outgoing mail server is Email user name is your Seanet email address and password is the password associated with your email account. The “Log on using clear text authentication” radial button should be selected. The box “My server requires authentication” should be checked. Click on the “Settings...” button.
  9. The radial button “Use same settings as my incoming mail server” should be selected. Click the “OK” button.
  10. Click on the “Advanced” button.
  11. Outgoing mail port should be 587, incoming should be 110. If you plan on using this email account on more than one computer, follow the step below. If not, skip the next step and click on “Apply” followed by “OK”.
  12. Check the boxes “Leave a copy of messages on server” and “Remove from server after 5 days” then click “Apply” followed by “OK”.

You should now be able to send and receive email using your Seanet account with Windows Live Mail 2011.