You'll find instructions for setting up your e-mail in both Microsoft Outlook and Windows Live Mail here. To set up e-mail in another program, refer to the server settings listed here as well.

SETTING UP OUTLOOK:

  1. Open Outlook
  2. Click File + Account
  3. Choose Internet Accounts
  4. Select the Mail Tab
  5. Click on the Properties button

In the general tab:

  1. Make sure you enter your e-mail address at the top under "Mail Account" (for example: Jane@rittermail.com)
  2. Check the box in front of "Include this account when receiving mail or synchronizing"

In the Servers (Outgoing) Tab:

  1. Make sure the first line says: My incoming mail server is a POP3 server
  2. Type in the Incoming Mail (POP3) as pop.gmail.com
  3. Type in the Outgoing Mail (SMTP) as smtp.gmail.com
  4. Type your e-mail address for the Account Name (for example: Jane@rittermail.com)
  5. Type in a password
  6. DO NOT CHECK any boxes on this tab

In the Connection Tab:

  1. DO NOT CHECK anything on this tab

In the Security Tab:

  1. The only thing that needs to be filled in on this tab is the Algorithm should be set to 3DES

In the Advanced Tab:

  1. The Outgoing Mail (SMTP) should be 465 with the SSL box checked
  2. The Incoming Mail (POP3) should be 995 with the SSL box checked
  3. Click "OK"

Close Outlook and reopen to activate your e-mail settings.

SETTING UP WINDOWS MAIL/WINDOWS LIVE MAIL:

  1. Double-click on the "Windows Live Mail" icon'
  2. The New Account Wizard should start with the "Add an E-mail Account" page
  3. On this page, enter the following information: (1) In the E-mail Address field, enter your e-mail address EXACTLY as you registered it with the Help Desk (2) In the Password field, enter your password EXACTLY as you registered it with the Help Desk (3) In the Display Name field, enter your name as you would like it to appear when you send an e-mail to someone

Incoming Server Information:

  1. Make sure the first line says: My incoming mail server is a POP3 server
  2. Type the Incoming Mail server as pop.gmail.com
  3. The Port should be 995
  4. Select "Log on using": Clear text authentication
  5. Type your email address for the Login ID (for example: Jane@rittermail.com)

Outgoing Servers Tab:

  1. Type the Outgoing Mail Server as smtp.gmail.com
  2. The Port should be 465
  3. Check the "my outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication". Use the same settings as the Incoming Mail Server.
  4. On the final page, click the "Finish" button and e-mail setup will be complete.

Mail Client Settings Incoming: imap.gmail.com (imap) pop.gmail.com (pop3)

Outgoing: Authentication Required smtp.gmail.com

Username: Full email address required

Incoming Ports: 993 (imap) (SSL Required) 995 (pop3) (SSL Required)

Outgoing Ports: 587 (smtp) (SSL Required) 465 (smtp) (SSL Required)