Solved

Mail.com - How to add an msn email account

Posted on 2015-02-19
7
214 Views
Last Modified: 2015-03-01
My OS is win 7 prof 64 bit and I have msn email account, the free account.  I also signed up with Mail.com as a paid premium account (with a completely new email name)  and i tried to add my msn email, but everytime i do that and the password, i get the response that the password is invalid, although it is the same password when i log at the msn web site.  Hope the experts can see what i am doing wrong.  I have not been successful in getting to the mail.com's support telephone line. Thank u.
0
Comment
Question by:jegajothy
  • 4
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 92

Accepted Solution

by:
John Hurst earned 500 total points
ID: 40620926
Perhaps I misunderstand, but I do not think you can collect MSN mail in Mail.com. You can collect other Mail.com accounts but not Yahoo or MSN so far as I know.

The collection of email would take place in Outlook.

Am I missing something?
0
 

Author Comment

by:jegajothy
ID: 40621054
in response to John, thank u.  Outlook, even the v 2013 has been a big disappointment to me, even with the technical support of level 3 technicians, in that they could not download all my emails, and everytime I load Outlook, it takes hours to download.  The techs tell me that i have too many folders, too many emails,  too many other programs, etc etc,, nothing but excuses but not fixes.  Thus, my switch to Mail.com to see if this will solve the problem.
0
 
LVL 92

Expert Comment

by:John Hurst
ID: 40621078
I download from Mail.com into Outlook 2010 and 2013 without issue.

But if you use Mail.com as a Web Tool (log on and look at mail there), I don't think you can also collect MSN mail into it.
0
The Eight Noble Truths of Backup and Recovery

How can IT departments tackle the challenges of a Big Data world? This white paper provides a roadmap to success and helps companies ensure that all their data is safe and secure, no matter if it resides on-premise with physical or virtual machines or in the cloud.

 

Author Comment

by:jegajothy
ID: 40621089
in response to John, i am trying to do the reverse, i.e. down load outlook 2013 into Mail.com: is this viable, since in Outlook 2013, it fails to download.  Let me see what tech support says when i contact them on Monday.
0
 
LVL 92

Expert Comment

by:John Hurst
ID: 40621105
Now I understand. Thank you so much. I have not done this, so let us see what tech support says on Monday.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:jegajothy
ID: 40638587
Thank u.
0
 
LVL 92

Expert Comment

by:John Hurst
ID: 40638590
@jegajothy  - You are very welcome and I am always happy to assist you.
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Marketers need statistics and metrics like everybody else needs oxygen. In this article we explain how to enable marketing campaign statistics for Microsoft Exchange mail.
This process describes the steps required to Import and Export data from and to .pst files using Exchange 2010. We can use these steps to export data from a user to a .pst file, import data back to the same or a different user, or even import data t…
In this video we show how to create a Contact in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Recipients >> Contact ta…
This video shows how to remove a single email address from the Outlook 2010 Auto Suggestion memory. NOTE: For Outlook 2016 and 2013 perform the exact same steps. Open a new email: Click the New email button in Outlook. Start typing the address: …

808 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question