Windows 8 and 8.1 email setup

How to Get Generic IMAP Accounts Set Up in the Metro Mail App

The first thing you need to do is hit the Windows button to switch to the Start Screen, then launch the Mail app.

Now move your mouse to the bottom right hand corner of your screen, which will bring up the Charms Bar. Then click on the Settings Charm.

Now open your account settings.

Then click on the Add an Account button.

Now choose the Other account option.

Then go ahead and choose the IMAP option.

Now you will need to enter you email address and your password, then click on the show more details link.

Now you will need to enter your IMAP and SMTP server details. If your email address is @nlis.ca, then use mail.nlis.ca but if your email address is @granite.mb.ca, then use mail.granite.mb.ca

That’s all there is to it, now your mailbox should now be set up and ready to go.