We have the Hotmail POP3 Settings for you if you are planning to use Windows mail on your mobile phone, blackberry, Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express, Windows Live Mail and Mozilla Thunderbird.
It is quite useful to use an email client for all your mail requirements on your computer so that you can email account whenever you want and store it as well.
We have gathered the required information such as POP3 and SMTP settings for you to setup your email client with Hotmail (Windows Mail).
Also check it out: Gmail POP3 Settings if you use Gmail as your email provider.
Few years back Hotmail pop3 settings was only available to the paid customers. But now Microsoft has made it available for all free users of its popular email service.
|Incoming POP server||pop3.live.com|
|Incoming POP mail port||995|
|Outgoing SMTP server||smtp.live.com|
|Outgoing SMTP port (primary)||25|
|Outgoing SMTP port (secondary)||587 (with TLS/SSL Encryption depending on your e‑mail app)|
|Incoming uses SSL||On (this is required)|
|Outgoing uses SSL||On (this is required)|
|Authentication||Password (the password you use to sign in to Hotmail)|
|Delete from server||When removed from inbox|
|Leave a copy on the server||Yes|
If you do not have an Hotmail account then you should create one now: Hotmail New Account. Don’t forget to get Windows Live Hotmail on your mobile phone. There are applications for all the popular mobile devices such as Windows Phone, Android, iPhone, Blackberry and Nokia @ Windows Live Mobile App.
We hope that you got the necessary Hotmail POP3 Settings, do let us know if you were able to get your email client working with it. Share it with your friends and help others use Windows Live on different email clients.