Setting up your Email Accounts: Enabling SSL email in Windows 10 Mail

Step 1

Open Windows 10 Mail on your computer.

Step 2

Right click the mailbox you want enable SSL on and select Account Settings.

Account Settings

Step 3

The account settings window will now appear, click Change mailbox sync settings.


Step 4

Scroll to the bottom of the Sync Settings window and click Advanced Mailbox settings.

Advanced Settings

Step 5

If you have a Standard mailbox you will need to use the SMTP settings supplied by your Internet provider.
  • Incoming email server: Set this to
  • Outgoing (SMTP) email server: Set this to
  • Require SSL for incoming email: Tick this box.
  • Require SSL for outgoing email: Tick this box.

SSL Settings

If you are using POP instead of IMAP set Incoming email server to

Step 6

Click Done, then Save. Your mailbox is now set up using SSL in Windows 10 Mail.