However, Windows Live Mail will not be available for download anymore.
Windows Mail remains active, but if you use Windows Live Mail 2012 on your PC with any Microsoft email service like Outlook.com, Live, or Hotmail, then you’ll need to change your email settings.
Since March 2017, servers with the IMAP server name (imap-mail.outlook.com) haven’t worked well. To set up “Outgoing server information,” use the server address “smtp-mail.outlook.com” and “Port: 25.” If Port: 25 is blocked, then use Port: 587.
According to Microsoft, “ gives better results for most users. User feedback verifies that these settings have been great Windows Live Mail help.
Ultimately, Microsoft intends to have everyone hooked to their new email infrastructure and encourages everyone to move to or the Windows Mail app.In this post we’ll try to clear up key misconceptions and provide solutions to common problems you might have using your WLM.You’ve probably had to deal with Microsoft’s email service ambiguity.What you see indicates whether you’ve been upgraded or not.In some cases the upgraded account would have the following banner instead.