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 then E-mail.
  2. Enter your e-mail address and password. Check Manually configure server settings. Click on Next.
  3. Choose the server type IMAP and enter the server address and the port 993. Check Requires a secure connection. Enter the the server address for the outgoing server and port 587. Check each box for Requires a secure connection and Requires authentication.
  4. Click on Next and then on Finish.
Windows 8 Mail synchronizes with your GMX mailbox.

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