Setting up email with windows 8.1

Craig Holder

Hi I am trying to set up my work email accounts on the mail app in Windows 8.1 preview. Does anyone know if its compatible to do this as everytime I try its telling me email address is wrong. Im guessing its just not connecting with the server, I have got all the server details from my host and still it doesn't work. Can anyone help?

Topic: Windows
Answer this Question

Answers

2 total
jimlynch
Vote Up (7)

You might want to check the Windows 8 support page:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/support#top-solutions=windows-8

henyfoxe
Vote Up (7)

 I’m not sure what is causing your problem. I looked around a little to see if I could find anyone experiencing similar issues. The best I could do is find a discussion on technet where someone else was having problems getting Mail App to connect to hosted email via IMAP. You already addressed the server setting details, which would have been my guess, but it might be worth going over them again just to make sure they match. Sorry not to have a better comprehensive answer for you, but perhaps this can set you on the right track. Good luck!

Ask a question

Join Now or Sign In to ask a question.
Microsoft's internal censors seem to be sleeping on the job this year. In June, the Surface Pro 3 manual included several references to a small-screen Surface Mini despite the fact that a small-screen Surface Mini was never actually released. And now, as rumors of Windows 9 swirl, Microsoft China appears to have confirmed the impending reveal.
Chinese authorities have issued a 20-day deadline for Microsoft to explain "compatibility problems" with its Windows and Office software, after previously warning the company not to obstruct an anti-monopoly investigation.
Windows XP users may now download a fourth service pack for the 13-year-old operating system, but it isn't coming from Microsoft.
Microsoft has begun clamping down on sham Windows Store apps that try to dupe users into paying for free software, the company announced Wednesday.
Microsoft today re-released a security update that was pulled two weeks ago after users packed the company's support discussion forum with reports of crippled computers.
So-called deceptive "crap apps" have always plagued the Windows Store. But now, Microsoft appears to be finally ready to do something about them.
Microsoft will unveil the next edition of Windows in just over five weeks, according to a widely-cited report last week.
Chinese authorities are claiming that Microsoft has yet to fully comply with the government's anti-monopoly investigation, and is demanding more information about its media player and Web browser distribution.
After October, there will be no way to buy a Windows 7 PC and nothing but Live Tiles on the horizon.
Employee says latest 'Blue Screen of Death' screw-up affects only 1 in 10,000 PCs.
Join us:
Facebook

Twitter

Pinterest

Tumblr

LinkedIn

Google+

randomness