The Simple Steps For Configuring A Privately Hosted Email In Outlook

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    How To Setup Email In Outlook

There is a wrong belief among people that the steps to setup email in Outlook, especially a private hosted one, is difficult or confusing. After setting up one myself, I found that it is an unfounded belief. With your basic computer knowledge, you can setup your favourite email in Outlook, be it a normal type or a privately hosted one.

If you are going to set up your email in Outlook manually, you are required to know the following details.

  • Full email address
  • Password of your email account
  • Server details (incoming server and outgoing server)
  • Port number of the incoming server
  • Port number of the outgoing server

In addition to the above details, you will be requested to specify whether your ports require encryption. If they do, you need to specify the type of encryption they require. You can find the Outlook setting section to specify the encryption details in More Options under Advanced tab.

Where to find the settings for configuring webmail accounts in Outlook?

You know the details you need to have while setting up your email account in Outlook. Now, the question is where to find the settings. Obviously, you may not be sure about the server details (incoming mail server and outgoing mail server) and the server port numbers. There is no difficulty in finding the server details and server port numbers of popular webmail services such as (previously Hotmail), Yahoo! Mail or Gmail.

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           Outlook Email Setup

If you are using a latest version of Outlook, the application will be able to configure the server settings automatically after you provide your full email address, password and User ID. If you are with an older Outlook version, you need to configure the settings manually in order to setup email in Outlook. If you are unsure of the server details and port numbers for your particular email account, feel free to get in touch with the customer service department of the respective email service provider.

After you have configured the settings manually, select the option labelled Test Account Settings. When you click on this option, Outlook will be authenticated to verify the information you have provided and to establish connection with the server.

Outlook is a simple and user friendly email client application. You can set up multiple email accounts in Outlook and even enable the application to sort emails by account.

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Troubleshooting Tips For Xbox Games On Windows Operating System

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        Windows troubleshooting tips

Xbox video games are in fact fast-paced and keep hardcore gamers always at the edge of their seats. You will be literally amazed to find here a big list of computer games that belongs to numerous exciting genres. There are these action games, strategic games, arcade and racing games from which you can select your favorite category. The best part is that you can play all these top-notch computer games on your computers that have Windows 8 or Windows RT operating systems. However at times, technical errors can occur that will require instant troubleshooting. The good news is that you will be able to easily resolve such problems with the help of Windows Live support. Read ahead to know more about the Windows Live support troubleshooting tips.

Windows troubleshooting tips

The latest versions of Windows 8 and Windows RT computers have advanced Xbox games preinstalled in them. Therefore, it is quite possible for you to encounter technical troubles while trying to connect to Xbox Live or while running a computer game. You can try the below mentioned troubleshooting tips during such situations.

The first thing to do is to ensure whether you are properly connected to the Xbox Live from your computer. Look for more information that is technical about the error. This will enable you to troubleshoot the connectivity issue from the Xbox Live gaming console to your personal computer. Now connect your Xbox Live account on the Windows game on your computer. Search on the internet to obtain more information regarding the proper connectivity settings of the Xbox Live gaming console on the Windows games section of your computer.

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         Windows RT operating system

Installation and troubleshooting steps

The basic step is to install Games App on your computer that has the Windows 8 or Windows RT operating system. Look for the ways for starting the pre-installed games application on your Windows RT or Windows 8 OS enabled computer. You can straight away navigate to the stability issues and troubleshoot performance options that you can find in the section of PC games. At times, you might encounter speed issues while playing games on your computer. You might find that a particular game runs very slow or suddenly freezes while you are playing. The speed issues can be rectified with the help of Windows Live support. You can also get effective troubleshooting tips from the official website of your game publisher. You can directly apply these troubleshooting tips to resolve the technical issues at the earliest.

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Steps To Add Windows Live Hotmail In IPhone Mail

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            Features Of Windows Live Mail

Once you configure your Windows Live Hotmail account in your iPhone, you no longer have to login to Windows Live account each time you wish to view your emails. All the emails received in the Windows Live account will be pushed to the iPhone mail from where you can easily view the emails. According to Windows Live support, it requires only a few simple steps to add the Windows Live mail in iPhone mail and in this post, we will find out the steps involved in this process.

Steps Involved

  • Turn on iPhone and go to the Home screen of the device.
  • Tap and open Settings in the window.
  • Choose the option for Mail Contacts, and Calendars in the program.
  • Under the Accounts option, select Add Account.
  • Tap the option for Microsoft Exchange.
  • In the field for Email, type your Windows Live Hotmail address like or for instance.
  • In the field for Username, type the email address again. Keep in mind that you need to enter the complete address and not the username alone. You may also copy the email address from the above field and paste it so that you can avoid typing it in again.
  • Next step is to enter the password. In the field for Password, type the password without errors. You need to make sure that you do not press the caps button in the phone while typing the password, as it would result in the incorrect password error.
  • In the space for the option Description, type Windows Live Hotmail. You may also give any other description like Work or Personal to recognize the account easily.
  • Select the button Next.

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                  Configure Windows Live Mail

  • With the above step, the program will verify the email account. Then, the field for entering the servers will show up. In the field for Server, type
  • Select the option Next.
  • Find out the status of Mail. It should be ON. In addition, make sure that Calendars and Contacts are also ON. With this, the contacts will be automatically synchronized.
  • Select the button labeled Save.

With the above steps, you can add Windows Live email in your iPhone. Simply launch the mail in your iPhone and you will find that all emails have been downloaded to the program. For further assistance on this configuration, you may contact our Windows Live Support number or our technical support team for assistance.

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Comparing Windows 7 And Windows 8

Windows 7 vs Windows 8

             Windows 7 OS

Windows 8 is the most recent operating system released by Microsoft after Windows 7. There are quite a lot of differences when comparing Windows 7 vs Windows 8. Now, let’s take a look at some of the major differences seen between Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Windows 8

  • The first screen that you seen when you log in to the Windows 8 operating system is the new Windows ‘Start Screen,’ which is also referred to as Metro. However, like in Windows 7, Windows 8 also features a desktop but the Start button is absent. The new Windows Start screen has tiles instead of icons and you can open the application by just clicking or tapping the tile corresponding to the specific application. However, if you are not able to see any tiles in the Start screen, navigate to the bottom of the screen and click in the space. From there, select All Apps.
  • In Windows 8, all the applications and programs appear in the form of tiles and the different tiles corresponds to different applications and programs. In Metro, you can open apps in full screen whereas the programs will be opened in the desktop just like the one in Windows 7. If you want more applications, then you can easily download them from the Windows Store.
  • In Windows 8, you do not need to click the X button seen in the top right corner of the display to close an application. In fact, you can return to the Start screen by just pressing the Windows key seen in your keyboard. Moreover, by just dragging down an app from the top portion of the screen, you can close an application.
  • Like in Windows 7, Windows 8 does not feature a traditional Start button and instead of Start button, it features a Charms bar.

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                    Windows 8 upgrade

  • Windows 8 has a new mail app where as Windows 7 uses Windows Live Mail for your mail.
  • Contacts from Skype and all other social networking sites can be now seen together in the new app named People.
  • Two versions of Internet Explorer i.e. IE 10 and IE 9 have included in the Windows 8 version of operating system. You can open Internet Explorer 10 by clicking the tile corresponding to it from the Start screen whereas IE 9 can be opened by clicking the icons for it from the desktop. By simply right clicking your mouse on an icon that lies in the taskbar and clicking the option called ‘Pin this program to taskbar’ will help you to easily pin programs to the taskbar.

These are some of the common differences seen when considering Windows 7 vs Windows 8. For more information, contact Microsoft support number.

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Procedure To Use Gmail IMAP In Microsoft Outlook 2007

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       Outlook Help And Support

IMAP support in Gmail is one of the recent changes introduced to the world’s most popular webmail service. Though most of us know about the IMAP facility in Gmail, not many know how to access that from a desktop email client application like Microsoft Outlook. Therefore, many tech support teams offer help with Outlook, so that such users can be familiar with the benefits of using Gmail in Microsoft Outlook.

The below given steps will guide you how to setup your Gmail account in Outlook email client application.

Steps to follow

First, you need to open your Settings panel in Gmail, and click on the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab. Thereafter, put a checkmark against the Enable IMAP radio button, and click on Save Changes. When done, exit the browser and open Microsoft Outlook application.

Go to Tools menu in the email client program and open the Account Settings panel. If you have not used Outlook earlier, then the settings wizard will prompt you for configuration of the email account. If not, click on the New button located beneath the E-mail tab.

Thereafter, select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP or HTTP option as per the required criteria, and click on the Next button. Opt for Manually configure server settings option, and click on the Next button again. Select Internet E-mail in the next window.

This is where you will be entering all your personal information like display name, user id, and password. When done with that, click on the More Settings button and go to the Outgoing Server tab. Click on the checkbox for My Outgoing server requires authentication option.

Server Encrypted Connection

            Setup Email In Outlook

The next step involves entering important values such as Incoming Server and Outgoing Server details. You can get the info from your Internet service provider. After that, choose the Advanced tab, and type the following values:

Incoming Server: 993
Outgoing Server: 587

Put the value for Incoming Server encrypted connection: SSL, and for Outgoing Server encrypted connection: TLS. Click on the Save button, followed by Finish, to complete the procedure.

When you are finished with the above steps, you will see that a new set of folders have been created for your Gmail account. All the labels you had created will show up as separate folders in Outlook email client application. You will also notice that you can flag a message in Outlook just like starring a messaging in Gmail.

So follow the guidelines to the word, and start using the excellent features of Microsoft Outlook with your Gmail account. For any further help with Outlook, contact our tech support team for assistance.

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