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Setting up account on iPhone

Setting Up Email on Windows 8 Mail Application

The recommended settings to set up email on any device can be found here. The following explains in more detail how to set up your domain's email account with the default mail client in Windows 8. If you use an alternate email program, this tutorial will not be useful.

Your settings for IMAP Mail can be found by visiting your Netadmin. You may have to consult with your administrator or hosting account ownerfor this information.
ImageiconImage 1. On the Start Screen, select Mail.



NOTE: If the mail program is not installed, visit the Microsoft Store to download and install the application (contact your IT representative or Microsoft for assistance)
ImageiconImage 2. Choose IMAP.If you already have an email account set up on this computer, skip to step (10. Add Another Account), complete steps (?-?) to add a new account, then return to this step.



NOTE: You may see an option for POP3 if you have an older version of the Microsoft Mail application. POP3 is not supported in this mail application.
ImageiconImage 2b. Microsoft requires you to have a Microsoft account to use their included applications. If you have not entered your Microsoft account on this computer, you will need to do that or create an account now.
ImageiconImage 3. Enter your FULL EMAIL ADDRESS and PASSWORD. Then click SHOW MORE DETAILS.
ImageiconImage 5. EMAIL ADDRESS should be populated. Your Username is also your FULL EMAIL ADDRESS. PASSWORD should be populated.

6. Populate the Incoming Mail Server:
  • RECOMMENDED SETTINGS ->For POP on SSL or IMAP set up, enter to correct Host Name for your account. It will be something like mailX.prohosting.com where the X should be replaced with the correct server number for your account. Do not use mailX.prohosting.com for the Host Name, it will not workThe correct mail server or Host Name can be found by visiting the Email Setup Info section of the Netadmin control panel. If you do not have access, you should be able to consult your administrator/account owner for this information, or contact ProHosting. Incoming Port: 995(POP) 993(IMAP). Outgoing Port: 465.

7. Typically, the remaining fields are correctly populated by Windows 8 Mail. All boxes seen at the left should be checked.

8. Click CONNECT.


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9. Your email account should be ready, and your INBOX should now start populating with any emails currently on the server.


ADDING ANOTHER ACCOUNT: If you already have an email account, and are adding another to view with Windows Mail, you will need to do the following:


10. Move mouse the bottom left or upper right corner of MAIL application. Several icons will appear from the right. Click on the 'GEAR' (settings) icon.

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11. Choose ACCOUNTS.

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12. For any ProHosting hosted account, choose OTHER ACCOUNT. Return to Step 2 in this tutorial and complete through Step 9.

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