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Use POP Email With Windows 8 Mail Using Outlook.com

Posted by Aman Singhal Articles | Windows 8 January 28, 2013
In this article we explain how to use POP email with Windows 8 mail using Outlook.com.
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Introduction

In this article we explain how to use POP email with Windows 8 mail using Outlook.com. A POP3 mail server isn't allowed in Windows 8 mail.  If we want to add a POP3 email account from our ISP, then we're out of luck. Here's a workaround for the problem using Outlook.com.

Procedure for usiing Outlook.com for POP Email Accounts

Step 1

If we want to add a POP account in Windows 8, then login our outlook.com account and click options and select "more mail settings".

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Step 2

When the Option window opens click "Your Email Accounts" under "Managing Your Account".

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Step 3

After that click the "Add a Send-and-Receive Account" button from the "Add an Email Account" window.

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Step 4

Enter in your address and password from your ISP then click "Advanced Options".

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Step 5

Enter in your POP server address and configure the correct Port number and whether to use SSL or not. We might need to contact our ISP to get these details.

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Step 6

After the new account is added, create a new folder for it or just have the messages sent to our inbox.

Step 7

Now all we need to do is to add the Outlook.com address to the Mail app.

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Step 8

Then add an Outlook.com address to Windows 8 Mail.

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