Hotmail/Outlook.com: POP3 / SMTP
- Log into your account: https://outlook.live.com/
- Click the gear icon (top-right) and select "Options"
- Click "POP and IMAP" on the left
- Set "Let devices and apps use POP" to "Yes"
- Press "Save" (top)
Hotmail can be accessed using POP3/SMTP. SSL is required to access Hotmail using this method. If you do not already have the SSL Plugin installed, download the SSL Plugin.
POP3 is not enabled by default on the server. You will need to make sure that POP3 is enabled for each account:
Note that SSL is required for POP3 and TLS is required for SMTP.
Incoming Mail Settings:
Login Name: Full email address
Server Type: POP3
Server: pop-mail.outlook.com (formerly: pop3.live.com)
Send Mail Settings:
Reply Option: SMTP
Server: smtp-mail.outlook.com (formerly: smtp.live.com)
Port: 25 or 587
Server Requires Authentication: Enabled