Setting Up Windows Live Mail

Synchronize your GMX mailbox with Windows Live Mail. Your e-mail will be sent to your application in regularly intervals using IMAP.

How to add your e-mail account

  1. Select Accounts and thenE-mail.

    Konto hinzufügen

  2. Enter your e-mail address and password. Check Manually configure server settings. Click on Next.

    Konto hinzufügen

  3. Choose the server type IMAP and enter the server address imap.gmx.com and the port 993. Check Requires a secure connection. Enter the the server address mail.gmx.com for the outgoing server and port 587. Check each box for Requires a secure connection and Requires authentication.

    Konto hinzufügen

  4. Click on Next and then on Finish.
Windows 8 Mail synchronizes with your GMX mailbox.
Postrequisite:

You have to link the folders so that your e-mail will be filed in the correct folders.

How to link your folders
  1. Right-click on the new account (a) and click on Properties (b)
  2. Select the IMAP tab and enter the names of the GMX IMAP folders (c):

  • Sent Items path: Sent Items
  • Drafts path: Drafts
  • Deleted Items path: Deleted Items
  • Junk path: Junk email

  1. Click Apply and OK.

    Konto hinzufügen

Windows Live Mail will file the e-mail in the respective folders.