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Configuring Windows Live Mail

Configuring Windows Live Mail to access your Office 365 mailbox

Windows Live Mail is an application that enables you to manage mail from more than one account. Some people prefer to use this rather than a web-based mail system, which is the default for the Office 365 student email service. If you don't have it installed already, you can download it free from Microsoft.

This document explains how to set it up to access your student Office 365 mailbox using IMAP. Some people prefer to use an older alternative called POP. We believe that IMAP is simpler to understand, but if you want to use POP, you can still follow most of this document.