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Setting Up a Microsoft Email Account


Technology has made everything especially communication better than the traditional method of passing messages. It has and even at the moment having its way in every sector of the economy of all nations. One of such use of technology is the introduction of email microsoft on the platform of Microsoft system. The Microsoft window has a lot of features. The features range from email microsoft account, live chats, print, create, and manage multiple mails in email microsoft. The email microsoft enables communication between two or more persons. Individuals can make use of it as well as companies to carry out official assignments. The guide to setting up the email microsoft account is very simple. It follows a stepwise approach as will be detailed.


Firstly, you need to download the email microsoft application. The application is an executable that will be installed to the hard drive of your computer system. To download the application, click open your internet browser whether Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera etc. Visit the website of Microsoft system to download the application. Then you will need to strictly follow up the instructions on the Graphical User Interface for installation.


Secondly, the email microsoft system uses POP3 (Post Office Protocol 3), IMAP (Internet Access Message Protocol), and SMPT (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol). While individual email microsoft account makes use of POP3, corporate email microsoft account makes use of IMAP. Hence you have to determine the type of email microsoft server used by your account.

Moreover, having concluded the two steps above; then click the button labelled Start. In the small pop-up window, simply highlight the words All Application. Also you need to choose the option Windows Mail. You need to go further by clicking the tab labelled Tool and choose the option Account. This is done in order to display the account menu. Go a step further by clicking the Add button, and then click the button labelled Next after choosing the Email Account.

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This next step finally creates your email account. Ensure you properly and correctly fill the field provided for you. Fill the incoming and outgoing server names, Microsoft user name, Microsoft password and the Microsoft display name as required. Check to ensure that all the data provided are correct. If correct, then proceed by clicking Next to finally create your email account.

Conclusively, the step by step approach of the setting up of the Microsoft email account is very clear and simple to follow. The do-it-yourself approach highlights that you begin from your web browser whichever one you choose to use. Follow the GUI instructions for installation. Ensure you know and select the server type used by your email account. The server types are POP3, IMAP and SMPT. Then interact with the graphical user interface to highlight and click the necessary buttons. Also fill the information given to you correctly to avoid any mistake. The email account is created only once after which this procedure will not be necessary again except you want another account.

By Ali Muhammad Ali Butt, published at 04/04/2012
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