How to Setup Webmail In Windows Live

Windows Live Mail was only included with Windows operating systems starting with Windows 7 or it can be downloaded from the Microsoft Windows Live Essentials page.

How to Setup Webmail In Windows Live

Step 1:  

Click the Windows Start button and type Mail in the search box. From the list of results, clickWindows Live Mail to launch the program.

If the Add your email accounts page appears when you start Windows Live Mail, go to step 2. If the Add your email accounts page doesn't appear when you first open the program, on the Accounts tab, above New Account, click Email.

Step 2:  

Select Add e-mail account from the left-hand side.

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Step 3: 

Enter your full E-mail address, Password, Display Name - enter the name you want users to see when you send e-mail. Check the box for Remember password if you do not want to enter your e-mail account's password every time you check or send mail. When you are finished, click the ‘Next’ button.

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Step 4:  

On the Configure server settings page, under Incoming server information, do the following:

  • On the drop-down menu under Server type, select IMAP.
  • Under Server address, enter the IMAP4 server name:  post.recruitloop.com
  • SELECT: Requires a secure connection (SSL), and ensure that the Incoming server port is set to 993.
  • Under Log on user name, type your full e-mail address (eg, paul.slezak@au.recruitloop.com).

Step 5:  

Under Outgoing server information, do the following:

  • Under Outgoing server, enter the SMTP server name:  post.recruitloop.com
  • CHECK the checkbox next to Requires a secure connection (SSL), and ensure that the Outgoing server port is set to 465.
  • Select the checkbox next to Requires authentication, and then click Next.

Step 6:  

When your email account was added page, click finish. On the Accounts page, click  Close.  Setup is complete! You will see your account on the left hand side of the Windows Live Mail window.

If you can't send or receive email, contact us for assistance at success@recruitloop.com


For Windows Live Mail 2011

1. Start Windows Live Mail 2011. 

If the  Add your email accounts page appears when you start Windows Live Mail, go to step 2. If the Add your email accounts page doesn't appear when you first open the program, on the Accounts tab, above New Account, click Email.
2. On the Add your email accounts page, do the following:
  • In the Email address box, enter your RecruitLoop e-mail address
  • In the Password box, enter your password. If you want Windows Live Mail to remember your password, select the check box next to Remember this password.
  • In the Display name for your sent messages box, enter the name you want users to see when you send e-mail.
  • Click Next.
3. On the Configure server settings page, under Incoming server information, do the following:
  • On the drop-down menu under Server type, select IMAP. 
  • Under Server address, enter the IMAP4 server name:  post.recruitloop.com
  • SELECT: Requires a secure connection (SSL).
  • Under Log on user name, type your full e-mail address (eg, paul.slezak@au.recruitloop.com).
4. Under Outgoing server information, do the following:
  • Under Outgoing server, enter the SMTP server name:  post.recruitloop.com
  • CHECK the check box next to Requires a secure connection (SSL).
  • Select the check box next to Requires authentication, and then click Next.
5. On the  Your email account was added page, click  Finish.
6. On the  Accounts page, click  Close.

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