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Add Bell Mail to Windows Mail

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You can use Windows® Mail to send, receive and manage your Bell Mail messages.

Important: You must connect to the Internet before proceeding with the instructions below.

  1. Select the Tools menu and then Accounts
  2. Click the Add... button.
  3. Select E-mail Account and click Next.
  4. Enter your name This name will appear in the "from" field when you send email messages When you're done, click Next.
  5. Enter your Bell Mail email address and click Next.
  6. Enter the following settings:
    • Incoming e-mail server type: select POP3 from the drop-down list
    • Incoming mail (POP3 or IMAP) server: enter pophm.sympatico.ca
    • Outgoing e-mail server (SMTP): enter smtphm.sympatico.ca
  7. Click Next.
  8. Next to E-mail username, enter your Bell Mail email address. Next to Password, enter your Bell Mail password. When you're done, click Next.
  9. Select the checkbox next to Do not download my e-mail at this time. Click Finish.
  10. Click the Properties button.
  11. Select the Servers tab.
  12. Select the checkbox next to My server requires authentication.
  13. Click the Settings... button.
  14. Make sure that the Use same settings as my incoming mail server radio button is selected and click OK.
  15. Select the Connection tab.
  16. Select the checkbox next to Always connect to this account using.
  17. Make sure that Local Area Network is selected in the drop-down menu.
  18. Select the Advanced tab and enter the following settings:
    • For Outgoing mail (SMTP), select the checkbox next to This server requires a secure connection (SSL)
    • For Incoming mail (POP3), enter 995 and select the checkbox next to This server requires a secure connection (SSL)
    • Set the Server Timeouts slider bar to 5 minutes
  19. Click OK.
  20. Click Close.

You can now access Bell Mail by clicking on the folders on the left side of the screen.

Last Updated:09/12/2013

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