Windows Live Mail 2012 Setup

Click on the blue button at the top left of the program, go down to "Options" and select "Email Accounts..." On this next page, click on the "Add..." option to the right. When it gives you the option to select account type, choose "Email Account" and click "Next" On the new "Add your email accounts" page that pops up, start filling in your account information... Email address, password, Display name (this is usually your first and last name), and then put a check mark in "Manually configure server settings" ...click "Next"

On the "Configure server settings" page, fill in the options with these settings:

Incoming server information
Server type: POP or IMAP

(POP downloads your emails off of our server and onto your computer. Any other device will not receive the new emails.)

(IMAP will only download a copy of what's on the server. All emails stay on the server until you specifically delete and purge them. This is useful to use if you have more than one device checking your email.)

Server Address: mail.whc.net

{WHC customers use: mail.whc.net

Hiline customers use: mail.hiline.net

EazeNet customers use: mail.eaze.net

TexasOnline customers use: mail.texasonline.net

USAonline customers use: mail.usaonline.net

BasinLink customers use: mail.basinlink.com

Caprok customers use: mail.caprok.net

PowrNet customers use: mail.powr.net}

Port: 110 (default for POP), 143 (default for IMAP)

"Requires a secure connection (SSL)" should not be checked.

Authenticate using: Clear text

Logon user name: This is the beginning of your email address (e.g. - username, not username@whc.net)

Outgoing server information
Server address: smtp.whc.net

{WHC customers use: smtp.whc.net

Hiline customers use: smtp.hiline.net

EazeNet customers use: mail.eaze.net

TexasOnline customers use: mail.texasonline.net

USAonline customers use: mail.usaonline.net

BasinLink customers use: mail.basinlink.com

Caprok customers use: mail.caprok.net

PowrNet customers use: mail.powr.net}

Port: 587

Don't put a check in "Requires a secure connection (SSL)"

Put a check in "Requires authentication" This is required! Now click "Next" at the bottom.

Your account is now fully setup on Windows Live Mail 2012.