Email help  >  Set up email  >  Set up email in Vista Mail

  1. From Start choose Email icon. Windows Mail is already installed on Windows Vista.
  2. Then go to Tools > Accounts

  3. Click Add which is the first button on the right.

  4. Select Email Accounts and then click Next.

  5. In Display Name enter your name, your nick name, or your company’s name depending on how you want to be displayed when you send an email and then click Next.

  6. In Email Address enter your email address and then click Next (in the example we are creating an email account for an imaginary email: user@yourdomain.com.au).

  7. Common outgoing mail servers

    ISP Outgoing Mail Server
    AAPT mail.aapt.net.au
    Bigpond mail.bigpond.com
    Blink Internet mail.blink.m2.com.au
    Dodo smtp.dodo.com.au
    iiNet mail.iinet.net.au
    Internode mail.internode.on.net
    iPrimus smtp.iprimus.com.au
    OntheNet mail.onthenet.com.au
    Optusnet mail.optusnet.com.au
    Ozemail smtp.ozemail.com.au
    People Telecom smtp.syd.people.net.au
    Three (3G Mobile) smtp.three.com.au
    TPG mail.tpg.com.au
    Unwired esmtp.unwired.com.au **
    Virgin Mobile 3G smtp.virginbroadband.com.au
    Vodafone 3G smtp.vodafone.net.au
    ** Unwired accounts require authentication on the outgoing mail server. The username is 'username.unwired' and the password is as provided.
    In the following window that appears do the following:
    • Incoming mail server (POP3)
      Your incoming server is mail.mydomain.com.au, where mydomain.com.au is the name of your domain. Keep the POP3 select as default.
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP)
      Provided by your Internet Service Provider (see ISP table for common SMTP settings)
    • The option Log on using Secure Password Authentication (SPA) should be unchecked (at the default value).

    After finishing with the above click Next.


  8. Complete the Internet Mail Logon window and then click Next.

    • Email Address
      Enter your email address (in the example we are creating an email account for an imaginary email: user@yourdomain.com.au).
    • Password
      The password is case sensitive. Decide if you want to check the "Remember password" field.

  9. At this stage you have completed your email setup. Please note that you must check (select) the option Do not download my email at this time.
    The process is completed when you click Finish.

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