Hotmail Server Settings : IMAP, POP3, and SMTP settings On Outlook

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Windows Livemail Hotmail POP Settings

As we all know, the Windows Live Hotmail POP server settings is available to download incoming messages to the email program.

For Connecting Your Email Client To Your Hotmail Account:

  • Hotmail POP server address:
  • Hotmail POP user name: Your full email address (not an alias)
  • Hotmail POP Password: Your password
  • Hotmail POP port: 995
  • Hotmail POP Encryption method: SSL
  • Hotmail POP TLS/SSL encryption required: yes
  • Hotmail SMTP Server:
  • Hotmail SMTP port: 587
  • If your hotmail supports access via IMAP, POP3 and SMTP protocols, then you can go for the configuration settings. All hotmail servers (POP3 and SMTP uses SSL. The SMTP SERVER supports explicit SSL

    IMAP Settings

    Check out Server:

    SSL: true-implicit

    Port: 993 (default)


    POP3 Settings


    SSL: true-implicit

    Port: 995 (default)


  • POP access is needed to turn on via web interface
  • now click “gear icon” in the top right corner
  • Select options
  • Depend on the UI version
  • Now click “Mail/Accounts/POP and IMAP
  • In POP options
  • Select Yes
  • On the options pane click “Connect devices and apps with POP” link.
  • Now In the “POP” section mark “Enable”
SMTP Settings For Hotmail


SSL: true-explicit

Port: 587 (default)


Hotmail Livemail Server Setting To Setup Outlook via IMAP

  • First open Outlook
  • Now before setup Outlook 2007/2010/2013
  • Go to Microsoft outlook startup screen should now be open
  • Click Next
  • Select yes to the would you like to configure an E-mail account
  • Click Next again
  • Click tools menu
  • Click Account settings
  • Select E-mail tab and then click New button
  • Choose E-mail service screen
  • Select Microsoft Exchange POP3, IMAP or HTTP
  • Click Next
  • Click on the File tab
  • Click the Info menu item
  • Click Add account button
  • Auto Account setup screen will be in view
  • Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types option
  • Click on Next
  • For outlook 2013
  • Select POP or IMAP option
  • Choose service screen
  • Click Next option
  • Auto Account setup screen will be in view

Enter your details into the Internet E mail settings

  • Now enter your name
  • Your email address
  • For account type option
  • Choose IMAP
  • For Incoming mail server type
  • For outgoing mail server: field type
  • User Name: [enter your full email address ie.]
  • Password: [enter your email password] & leave the Remember password box checked
  • Click on More settings button
  • Select outgoing server tab
  • Click on My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication box
  • Use same settings as incoming mail server option is mentioned
  • Select the Advanced tab
  • Enter port details as follows: Incoming server (IMAP): 993
  • Now use the following type of encrypted connection: SSL
  • Outgoing server SMTP: 587
  • Now leave other settings at defaults
  • Click on OK to close the More Settings option
  • Click Next > on the Internet E-mail Settings screen
  • Send a test message to the outgoing server
  • If outlook is successful you will see 2 green ticks
  • Click close button
  • Now Test Account Settings popup
  • You will see a message of Congratulations!
  • Click on Finish

You can follow these Hotmail server settings whenever needed by checking out these above mentioned steps or dial hotmail customer support number for help.


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