News: Hotmail to have POP3 Account

March 16, 2009

Hotmail rolled out POP3 technology, finally! Below are the settings for it.

POP server: pop3.live.com (Port 995)   
POP SSL required? Yes 
User name: Your Windows Live ID, for example yourname@hotmail.com 
Password: The password you usually use to sign in to Hotmail or Windows Live 
SMTP server: smtp.live.com (Port 25 or 587)   
Authentication required? Yes (this matches your POP username and password) 
TLS/SSL required? Yes

Now, go ahead and download your email via Microsoft Outlook or any other email client which supports it.

More information can be found at WindowsLiveHelp.com

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