Use POP Email With Windows 8 Mail Using Outlook.com

Introduction

 
In this article, we explain how to use a 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 using 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 Options 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 your address and password from your ISP then click "Advanced Options".
 
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Step 5
 
Enter 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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Summary

 
In this article, we learned about Use POP Email With Windows 8 Mail Using Outlook.com.