How do I set up my email account in Windows Vista Mail?

  1. Click the tools menu and select account
  2. On the next screen click the add button
  3. Select email account and click next
  4. Enter your name as you would like it to appear in the "From" field of your outgoing messages then click next
  5. Enter your full email address (e.g., john@example.com) and click next
  6. Make sure Pop3 is selected then Enter the following information:
    • Incoming (POP3) Server: 'mail.yourdomain.com'
    • Outgoing (SMTP) Server: 'mail.yourdomain.com'
  7. Click on the “My server requires authentication” check box and click next
    • Enter the following information:
    • Email User Name: Enter your full Email Address.
    • Password: Enter your password.
  8. Click Next
  9. Check the “do not download my email and folders at this time” and then finish
  10. With your new email account highlighted click the properties button
  11. Click on the servers tab
  12. Click on the “My server requires authentication” check box
  13. Click on the advanced tab and Change your outgoing server setting to 25. While this setting should work, some ISP's (such as Telstra) block this port. If you have trouble sending mail, change this setting to first 465, and if your issues aren't resolved, 587.
  14. Click next then close to finish your email set up

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