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How Do I Configure Windows Mail?

Step 1: Enable POP settings in webmail
Note: If you have already enabled POP settings in the webmail, head down to step 2 here.
  1. Go to and login.
  2. If taken to the Start Page, click the Mail link in the banner. If taken to webmail directly, proceed.
  3. Select Settings at the top left of the screen.

  4. On the Settings page, select “Forwarding and POP/IMAP” at the top.

  5. In the “POP Download” section, select the radio button for “Enable POP for all mail”

  6. Click the dropdown box next to “When messages are accessed with POP” and pick either Keep, Archive, or Delete. These mean that when the email client downloads email:
    1. Keep keeps the downloaded email in the webmail inbox for later access.
    2. Archive keeps the downloaded email in webmail, but removes them from the webmail inbox. You can access archived email in webmail by selecting “All Mail” from the left selections.
    3. Delete removes the downloaded email from webmail. Those emails will not be available in webmail or for downloading from another client.
  7. Select “Save Changes”

Step 2: Configure the email client

Generic settings for all clients

Account Name: your full Dishmail email address (
Email Address: your full Dishmail email address (
Password: your Dishmail password

Incoming Mail (POP3) Server:
Select option to use SSL
Use port 995

Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server:
Select option to use authentication (for the mail server, not “Secure Password Authentication”)
Select option to use TLS, STARTTLS, or SSL
Use port 587 or 465 (choose one).

Windows Mail

  1. Open Windows Mail.
  2. On the Tools menu, select Accounts...

  3. On the accounts menu, select Add...

  4. Select Email Account, and then click Next.

  5. Enter your preferred name and then click Next.

  6. Make sure that the Email Address is your full email address (, then click Next.

  7. On the Set Up Email server screen:
    • Make sure the incoming server type is POP3.
    • Type in the incoming server name as
    • Type in the outgoing server name as
    • Check the "Outgoing server requires authentication" box, and then click Next.

  8. Make sure that the E-mail username is your full email address ( If you would like for Windows Mail to remember your password, check the "Remember password" checkbox and enter your password. Then, click Next.

  9. Check the "Do not download my e-mail at this time" checkbox and click Finish.

If Windows Mail starts automatically retrieving your mail, cancel it for now.

  1. Head back to the Accounts... menu, and select your email account. Click Properties.

  2. On the Properties window, click the Advanced tab. On this tab:
    • Check both SSL security required boxes.
    • On the outgoing mail, use port 587. If that does not work, use port 465.
    • Under server timeouts, set the bar to its maximum point (five minutes). Click OK.

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