Modify Windows Live Mail (Pre 2012)

The purpose of this page is to describe how an existing email account may be modified to work with OlympusNet email servers.

  1. Click Tools menu and then select Accounts. Under Mail click your account then click the Properties button to the right.
    Tools

  2. Click on the Servers tab. Follow the text below for the appropriate settings for your account entered in the fields marked by red rectangles in the screenshot below.

    1. For olympus.net email (janedoe@olympus.net):
      1. Enter mail.userservices.net in both the Incoming Mail (POP3) and in the Outgoing Mail (SMTP) fields.
      2. Beneath Incoming Mail Server, for Email Username enter your full email address (janedoe@olympus.net).
      3. The checkbox should be checked beside My server requires authentication. Click Apply when finished.
    2. For email in your own domain (sally@example.com):
      1. Enter mailc11.megamailservers.com in both the Incoming Mail (POP3) and in the Outgoing Mail (SMTP) fields.
      2. Beneath Incoming Mail Server, for Email Username enter your full domain email address (sally@example.com).
      3. The checkbox should be checked beside My server requires authentication. Click Apply when finished.
        Servers

  3. If send or receive fails after making the changes above, return to Step 1 to access the settings, and then click on the Advanced tab. The screenshot below shows the appropriate settings. Click Apply if any changes are made.
    Advanced