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Windows Live Hotmail
Read the article that everyone's commenting on.
Get First the DNS numbers (Domain numbers) of Whatever mail server you are using for example for outgoing e-mails you must give the number of SMTP number. Then POP3 for incoming mails. For hotmail you can use the default setting in Outlook express. If you are using yahoo than SMTP is smtp.mail.yahoo.com and POP3 is pop.mail.yahoo.com , ok .bye
download incredimail at www.incredimail.com - their software allows you to download your hotmail and it's very easy to set up the new account and automatically configure. i like it much better than outlook, too. :)
That depends entirely on your ISP or what service you use for email. CHeck with them.
I'm trying to set up my hotmail account on my new pocket pc the O2 Xda II mini, and I do not know what to put in the "server information" fields for:
incoming mail :
outgoung mail :
If you're trying to do this with Hotmail, please read the article. The answer is that Hotmail doesn't support that, you'll need to use a web browser instead.
If this is a different email account, you'll need to copy the settings you're using on your PC-based mail program - or ask your ISP.
Hotmail is no longer allowing free pop3 access. This is what I received while trying to set up Outlook 2003 to download mail from hotmail.
The server responded 'Access to Hotmail via Outlook and Outlook Express now requires a subscription. Please sign up at http://upgrade.msn.com'. '
Hotmail itselfs offers no pop3 or smtp services.
However there is Freepops, a program you can install on your computer and which lets you access different web-email accounts like hotmail of mail.com (and many others)
You just have to configure your email-client (i prefer The Bat, btw), to localhost and portnumber 2000, once Freepops is installed.
There is however no smtp server, which means you can only receive your mails in your mail-client, but not send email. (therefore you should install a smtp-server).
In short, if you want to circumvent this stuff, get yourself a Gmail-account, which offers free pop3 and smtp-acces; and which in my opinion, is way better, faster and easier to use than hotmail.
If you really want to keep your hotmailaddress and want to acces it through your mail-client, just install Freepops and adjust your settings in the mail-client.
As other web based email services, Hotmail is using the HTTP protocol for connecting you to your mailbox. If you want to send and receive Hotmail emails using an email client software, then your software must support Hotmail HTTP access for your email account. Some email clients, such as Outlook Express or Microsoft Outlook, offer builtin support for Hotmail accounts, so you only have to select HTTP when you are asked to select your email account type and select Hotmail as the HTTP Mail Service Provider
You simply need to create a Passport account using your yahoo email adddress, and then use that account ot login to Messenger.
Outlook 2003 has a setting to choose hotmail from a drop down bar, so you can access your hotmail mail no problemo :p
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