Free Hotmail accounts have always been accessible via a web browser but access with an email client previously required premium services. Microsoft made the switch in January 2009 to allow free POP account access in an email client.
This article will help you setup your Windows Live Hotmail account in Outlook for Mac 2011 and explain your options to access your data that does not directly download. To setup Microsoft Entourage as POP see this article. . . .
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Autodiscover in Outlook is a big improvement when creating our account settings. If your company’s DNS settings for Autodiscover is not set correctly, Autodiscover will reset your custom settings under Advanced Settings. When this happens Outlook will fail to connect.
For example, a user reported the following:
I set the Exchange Server to be: https://mail.microautomation.com and after it connects, the URL changes to: https://mail.microaut.com/EWS/Exchange.asmx
The fact that this is happening implies that the Autodiscover response for this user’s server . . .
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Terms used with Entourage, Outlook & Apple Account Archive (zip) “Archive and Install” of the Mac OS Autofil, Autocomplete or Most Recently Used (MRU) AutoUpdate (MAU) Daemons Database for Entourage Digital Signatures Domain Encryption File Extensions Identity/User IMAP and POP Accounts Invisible files Jargon Log Out/In Mac not MAC Mac BU MERP MBOX Microsoft AU daemon Microsoft User Data folder (MUD) Most Recently Used (MRU) a.k.a. AutoComplete list MVP Notifications Online Access Packages POP Accounts . . .
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How to setup Entourage to download your free Hotmail or Windows Live account as a POP account. These same settings can be used to download your account to your iPhone. . . .
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Share one account with multiple users or multiple computers with different platforms and email applications. Includes info on IMAP and POP accounts as well as IMAP providers. . . .
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Understanding basic terms used with Microsoft Entourage to help new users and switchers. How can you backup your data, if you don’t know where it is? . . .
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OK, are you a lucky owner of a new iPhone? Have you tried to download your mail into your iPhone and get tons of spam? Read David Pogue’s Post A Smarter Way to Fetch E-Mail to find how to work around this problem.
Pogue describes how to forward your email to a Gmail account to filter your spam, and still show the original sending account and not your Gmail address. In other words, when you . . .
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