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Configuring IMAP e-mail account in Windows Live Mail

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18 Jul 2014, last updated 16 Mar 2023 18:27


This article provides a step-by-step guide on adding and configuring your Calzada e-mail account in Windows Live Mail.

Note: This article only applies to standard e-mail accounts, it does not apply to Hosted Microsoft Exchange. Details on how to configure Outlook for hosted Exchange may be found here.


For explanatory purposes, this guide will use the e-mail address of Please replace this address with your e-mail address.


1. Within Windows Live Mail, click on the Accounts tab and then click on the Email button.

Windows Live Mail Step 1

2. Fill out the textbox using your account details:

  • Your Name: The name of the account e.g. Joe Blogs or Company Sales
  • E-mail address: Your calzada e-mail address
  • Password: Your e-mail account password
  • Check/tick the option Manually configure server settings

Once the above fields have been completed, click on the Next button.

Windows Live Mail Step 2

3. Configure the server settings as follows:

  • Incoming server information
    • Server Type: IMAP
    • Server address:
    • Logon user name: Enter your Calzada e-mail address
  • Outgoing server information
    • Server address:
    • Check/tick the option Requires authentication

Once the above options have be set, click on the Next button.

Windows Live Mail Step 3

4. The account has been added. Click on the Finish button to close the wizard.

Windows Live Mail Step 4

Additional Information

Windows Live Mail is typically updated through Microsoft Update. To protect against potential security issues, we recommend that it is regularly updated.

Windows Live Mail is developed and produced by Microsoft. For help and assistance with Outlook, please refer to Microsoft Help & Support.

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