Windows 10: New Outlook.com and Windows Essentials Live Mail (WLM) Solved

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  1.    22 Sep 2016 #11

    move any messages out of the duplicate folders into the renamed ones before deleting them.

    And right click the account and "Download all folders" to update WLM properly.


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  2. topgundcp's Avatar
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       22 Sep 2016 #12

    @Kbird
    What version of WLM 2012 are you using. I have a hotmail account (xxx@hotmail.com) and I don't see the Advanced tab where I can set IMAP.

    My version: Version 2012 (Build 16.4.3528.0331)
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  3. essenbe's Avatar
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       22 Sep 2016 #13

    @topgundcp, when you set it up, use a made up name @gmail, that will give you the options you need. Put the Outlook settings in it. When you are finished, go back and put the right hotmail address in. That's what I had to do. When you start off with a hotmail address, you don't get the needed options. And, I have no clue why it works that way, but it does. I have the same version you have.
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  4.    22 Sep 2016 #14

    topgundcp said: View Post
    @Kbird
    What version of WLM 2012 are you using. I have a hotmail account (xxx@hotmail.com) and I don't see the Advanced tab where I can set IMAP.

    My version: Version 2012 (Build 16.4.3528.0331)
    Version 2012 too

    You can't change the existing account if that is what you are trying to Do ? just leave the old Hotmail account setup for now and set the Account up again , choose manually configure Server and IMAP and use the settings for ports etc above.

    You can set up any account for Imap this way eg gmail ,yahoo etc , but you need to sign in on th e Web and enable IMAP on each of them 1st.




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  5. essenbe's Avatar
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       22 Sep 2016 #15

    Kbird said: View Post
    Version 2012 too

    You can't change the existing account if that is what you are trying to Do ? just leave the old Hotmail account setup for now and set the Account up again , choose manually configure Server and IMAP and use the settings for ports etc above.

    You can set up any account for Imap this way eg gmail ,yahoo etc , but you need to sign in on th e Web and enable IMAP on each of them 1st.




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  6.    22 Sep 2016 #16

    essenbe said: View Post
    Well, I guess I wasn't smart enough to do it the easy way.

    As always with Windows there are at least 3 ways to do Stuff .........it's the end result that counts.....


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  7. topgundcp's Avatar
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       22 Sep 2016 #17

    Thanks to @essenbe, @Kbird
    I did create a fake yahoo mail and it did not work, use fake gmail and everything is cool.
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  8.    22 Sep 2016 #18

    Did you enable IMAP at Yahoo.com?


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