TLS Email Settings for Windows Live Mail

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Enabling TLS for Windows Live Mail Email Client

Open Windows Live Mail

Right Click on the email account and select Properties


Select the Servers tab


Type in smtp outgoing server name then click "My Server Requires Authentication check box


Now click on the Settings button Then click Log on using check box and type in your account information and make sure the Remember password check box is unchecked then click OK Now go to the Advanced Tab.

Outgoing mail (SMTP) port should be 587 with the check box filled for SSL Incoming Mail (IMAP) port should be 143 with the check box filled for SSL

Then click Apply and then OK then close the window.


Default ports for TLS

   Incoming Server Port (Imap) "143"
   Outgoing Server Port (smtp) "587"

The port numbers may be changed for security reasons in the future, to be determined!!!

Now click "OK" to close the "Internet E-Mail Settings" window then close the rest of the windows.

That is it for configuring your Windows Live E-mail Client to use TLS!

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