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Email Client Setup: Windows 8 Phone (Metro Mail)

Step by Step Walkthrough (IMAP)

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  1. Open Settings.
  2. Select Email + Accounts.
  3. Select Add an account.
  4. Select Advanced setup.
  5. Enter the following information:
    • Email address: Your full mailbox address (example: john@your-domain.com)
    • Password: Your email password
  6. Select Next.
  7. Select Internet email.
  8. Enter the following information:
    • Account name: Whatever you want (example: IMAP Email)
    • Your name: The name to display on your email.Incoming email server: imap.purehost.com
    • Account type: IMAP4 (Same as IMAP)
    • User name: Your full mailbox address (example: john@your-domain.com)
    • Password: Your mailbox password
    • Outgoing (SMTP) email server: smtp.purehost.com
  9. Select Advanced Settings.
  10. Enter the following information:
    • Outgoing Server Requires Authentication: Checked
    • Use the Same Username and Password for Sending Email: Checked
    • Require SSL for Incoming Email: Optional
    • Require SSL for Outgoing Email: Optional
  11. Select Sign-in to finish your email set-up.


Step by Step Walkthrough (POP)

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  1. Open Settings.
  2. Select Email + Accounts.
  3. Select Add an account.
  4. Select Advanced setup.
  5. Enter the following information:
    • Email address: Your full mailbox address (example: john@your-domain.com)
    • Password: Your mailbox password
  6. Select Next.
  7. Select Internet email.
  8. Enter the following information:
    • Account name: Whatever you want (example: POP email)
    • Your name: How you want your name to appear in emails (example: John Smith)
    • Incoming email server: pop.purehost.com
    • Account type: POP3 (Same as POP)
    • User name: Your full mailbox address (example: john@your-domain.com)
    • Password: Your mailbox password
    • Outgoing (SMTP) email server: smtp.purehost.com
  9. Select Advanced Settings.
  10. Enter the following information:
    • Outgoing server requires authentication: Checked
    • Use the same username and password for sending email: Checked
    • Require SSL for incoming email: Optional
    • Require SSL for otgoing email: Optional
  11. Select Sign-in to finish your email set-up.

I followed the instructions, but I still can't connect. What can I do