Although most of the Windows 10 apps included have already gained a fair share of the negative press, some of the puzzle’s core pieces, such as the Mail and Calendar apps, have proved worthy of adding to the overall lineup. Setting up a POP3 email account can be a little more complex than a standard configuration if you operate your own email server or lease one from another independent provider. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to set up a Windows 10 POP3 Email Account.

Set up a POP3 Email Account in Windows 10

To set up a Windows 10 POP3 Email Account, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button. Type Mail in the search bar and choose the Mail option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you will click the Mail option, the following screen will appear.

Click the Settings button at the left corner of the screen as highlighted in the above image. The following menu will open on the right side of the screen.

Click Manage accounts option as highlighted in the above image. As you will click the Manage accounts option, the following options will appear.

Click Add account option as highlighted in the above image. The following dialogue box will appear.

Click the Advanced setup option from this dialogue box as highlighted in the above image. Now click the Internet email option as the following image is showing.

Now enter your these details like:

  • Email address
  • User name
  • Password
  • Account name

Scroll down the screen and you will see this.

  • Send your message using this name
  • Incoming email server
  • Account Type (POP3)
  • Outgoing (SMTP) email server

Scroll down screen more and following checkboxes will appear.

Now check all the checkboxes and click the Sign-in button as highlighted in the above image. The added account will appear like this.

Conclusion

By following this procedure you will be able to set up a Windows 10 POP3 Email Account.

How to set up a POP3 Email Account in Windows 10
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. You can reach Karim on LinkedIn

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