These are the steps to configure Microsoft Windows Mail (Vista).
- Open Windows Mail.
- Click the Tools menu, and select Accounts…
- Click Add…
- Select Email Account, and click Next.
- Enter your name as you would like it to appear in the ‘From:’ field of outgoing messages (e.g., Joe User), and click Next.
- Enter your full email address including your domain name (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Fill in all necessary fields to include the following information:
Incoming mail server type: POP3
Incoming mail (POP3 or IMAP) server: mail.mainstreamit.com
Outgoing e-mail server (SMTP) name: mail.mainstreamit.com
Outgoing server requires authentication: (checked)
- Click Next, and enter your full email address including your domain name (email@example.com) and your email password.
- Click Next, and then check the box next to Do not download my e-mail at this time. Click Finish.
- On the Internet Accounts screen, make sure that your mail.mainstreamit.com mail account is selected, and click the Properties button.
- On the Advanced tab, enter 465 in the in the box next to Outgoing mail (SMTP), and check the box next to This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL).
- Check the box next to This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) under Incoming mail (POP3). The box next to Incoming mail (POP3) should automatically update to 995.
- Click OK. You’re done! Close the Internet Accounts window and click Send/Receive to start checking your messages.