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Posts: 2
Registered: ‎02-18-2010
Device: Desktop PC
Location: Alexandria, VA
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Set up email with Windows 7 live mail

Anyway to have windows 7 live mail download the verizon mail from the server like outlook express used to? Like the live wire email screen beter than verizons but need to back the Verizon page to delete the messages read. I have Verizon set  up as an alternate email address. Microsoft hasn't been any help on this question

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Registered: ‎09-15-2009
Location: Texas

Re: Set up email with Windows 7 live mail

Not sure exactly what you are asking for here.


If you are asking how to have Windows Mail remove mail from Verizon's server, there should be a chckbox for leaving a copy on the server that you can uncheck.


If you are asking how to set up your Verizon account in Windows Mail:

For the sake of example, we are going to pretend that we are setting up fictional account "" and the password for logging into that account in webmail is "fakepassword" - Again, this is a fictitious account for the sake of an example.

The settings for using Verizon's servers would be:
Incoming Server:
Server Requires Authentication: Yes
Username: fakeacct
Password: fakepassword
Requires a Secure Connection (SSL): No
Port: 110

Outgoing Server:
Server Requires Authentication: Yes (You can set it to use the same settings as incoming, or manually enter the username and password.)
Requires a Secure Connection (SSL): No
Port: 25 (although 587 also works.)

These settings should work unless you have a Verizon/Yahoo account, in which case the server names are: -and-


Hope this helps. If these weren't the answers you were looking for, can you please rephrase the question?

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