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

TheĀ account settingsĀ window will now appear, clickĀ Change mailbox sync settings.


Step 4

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

Advanced Settings

Step 5

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

SSL Settings

If you are using POPĀ instead ofĀ IMAP set Incoming email server to

Step 6

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