How to Configure Windows Vista Mail using IMAP or POP3

    1.    Open Windows Vista Mail

    2.    Go to the Tools menu and select 'Accounts...'

    3.    Click 'Add...'

    4.    Select E-mail Account, Click 'Next'

    5.    Enter your Display Name (i.e: John Smith), Click 'Next'

    6.    Enter your E-Mail address (username@domain-name.net), Click 'Next'
 

    7.    - Select 'POP3' or 'IMAP'
           - Enter the mail server address your domain points to as Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP) Server
           - Enter the mail server address your domain points to as Outgoing mail (SMTP) Server
           Check Outgoing server requires authentication
           Click 'Next'

    8.    Enter your full email address into the E-mail username field
           Enter your password into the Password field
           Click 'Next'

    9.    Make sure 'Do not download my e-mail and folders at this time' checkbox is checked and click "Finish" button to return to
           your account list.

    10.    Select your E-mail Account and click 'Properties'

    11.    Click the 'Servers' tab
             Check 'My server requires authentication'
             Then click 'Settings...'

    12.    Make sure the Logon Information is set to 'Use same settings as my incoming mail server'
             Click 'Ok'

    13.    Congratulations you have finished the setup of your email account!