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Configure Windows 8 Mail app

To configure the Mail App to connect to your Surftown e-mail account, please follow the instructions below.

Throughout this guide we will use 'surftownrocks.com' as replacement to your actual domain. 'mail@surftownrocks.com' is used as replacement to your actual e-mail address.

 

Start by opening Mail:

On the keyboard, type Windows key + S to open the Search function.

Type mail in the input field and open the mail App

Search mail app

Type Windows key + I to open the settings in the Mail App, click Accounts.

Then choose Add an account:

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Click Other Account.

Anden konto

Choose IMAP and click the Connect button.

IMAP

Click Show more details and fill out your details, complete by clicking the Connect button.

Email address: Your email address

Username: Your email address

Password: The password to your email account

Incoming (IMAP) email server: mail.surftown.com

Port: 143

Incoming server requires SSL: Yes

Outgoing  (SMTP) email server: mail.surftown.com

Port: 587

Outgoing server requires SSL: Yes

Outgoing server requires authentication: Yes

Use the same username and password to send and receive email: Yes

Settings

Type Windows key + I to open the settings, click Accounts, and click the newly created account.

Scroll down until you see Special folders:

Account settings

Special folders

Sent items: Inbox\Sent Messages

Deleted items: Inbox\Deleted Messages

Junk email: Inbox\Spam

Special folders

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