Accessing Windows Live Hotmail with Mac OS X Mail

Access Hotmail with Mac OS X Mail

We will show you how you can access Windows Live Hotmail with Mac OS X Mail. There is a way to enjoy using both Windows Live Hotmail and Mac OS X Mail. Now you don’t have to say goodbye to your Mac OS Mail to enjoy the features of Windows Live Hotmail. In this article, we will show you how to combine two different email services. Do you know that you can download Windows Live Hotmail messages to Mac OS X Mail?

Following are the ways to access Windows Live Hotmail in Mac OS Mail using

  • IMAP
  • POP
  • IMAP via IzyMail

Accessing Windows Live Hotmail in Mac OS X Mail using IMAP

Following are the instructions you need to follow to access Windows Live Hotmail in Mac OS X using IMAP.

  • From the menu in Mac OS Mail, you will select ‘Mail |Preferences’
  • Next, go to the ‘Accounts’ category.
  • Below the accounts list, there is a “+” sign. Click it.
  • Under ‘Choose a Mail Account Provider’, select ‘Other Mail Account’.
  • Click ‘Continue’
  • Below Name, you will enter the name you want to see in the ‘From’ line of emails you will be sending to others.
  • Beneath Email Address, you will enter your ‘Windows Live Hotmail’ address. Make sure you include “@hotmail.com” part e.g. [email protected]
  • Below ‘Password’, you will enter Windows Live Hotmail password
  • Remember, you will have to create an application password for Mac OS Mail in case you use 2-step authentication for your Windows Live Hotmail account.
  • Click Sign In
  • Below ‘Select the app you want to use with this account’, check ‘Mail’
  • Finally, click ‘Done’.

Accessing Windows Live Hotmail in Mac OS X Mail using POP

Following is the way to access Windows Live Hotmail in Mac OS X Mail.

  • First thing you need to do is select ‘Mail | Preferences’ from the Mac OS X Mail menu
  • Head over to the Accounts category.
  • You will create an account by clicking ‘+’ button.
  • Type your full name.
  • Under ‘Email Address’, you will enter Windows Live Hotmail address.
  • Under ‘Password’, you will enter your Windows Live Hotmail password.
  • Next click ‘Continue’.
  • Below Account Type, select POP.
  • Description for this account can be something like “Windows Live Hotmail”.
  • Under Outgoing Mail Server, you will type “smtp.live.com”
  • Check ‘Use Authentication’.
  • Below ‘User Name’ you need to type your complete Windows Live Hotmail address like [email protected]
  • Click Continue
  • Now click Create
  • Finally, you can exit the ‘Accounts’ window.

Accessing Windows Live Hotmail in Mac OS X Mail using IMAP via IzyMail

  • First off, you need to select ‘Mail | Preferences’ from the Mac OS X Mail menu
  • Navigate to ‘Accounts’ category
  • There you will click ‘+’ button to create an account
  • Start typing your full name below ‘Full Name’
  • Then you will start typing Windows Live Hotmail address below ‘Email Address’
  • You will enter your Windows Live Hotmail password below Password.
  • Click Continue
  • Below ‘Account Type’, IMAP should be selected.
  • Type something in the Description. Something like ‘Windows Live Hotmail’
  • Below ‘Incoming Mail Server’ you will type “in.izymail.com”
  • In ‘User Name’ you will type your complete Windows Live Hotmail address.
  • Click Continue
  • Under ‘Description: for Outgoing Mail Server’ you will type “Windows Live Hotmail”
  • You will type “out.izymail.com” below Outgoing Mail Server
  • “Use Authentication” must be checked
  • Below User Name, you need to enter your complete Windows Live Hotmail address
  • Under Password, type your Windows Live Hotmail password
  • Click Continue
  • Click ‘Create’
  • Finally, you are done so close the window.

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