Hotmail, Email appSupport


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  1. alixpd

    alixpd New Member

    I just got the Moment the other day, and one of the first things I did was to try and set-up my 2 hotmail accounts. After I put in my address and password it said "checking incoming server settings", after a few seconds it then told me "setup could not finish" and that it was "unable to open connection to server". I have no idea why this is, and I've been searching the internet since, but I am unable to find a solution. Does anyone know why this is and how to fix it. I'm using the basic Email app that came with it, but I've heard things about downloading a different Email app. I also have a task killer installed but I have set-up it to ignore the Email app.

    If anyone can help it would be greatly appreciated.

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  2. CriticalCritic

    CriticalCritic Well-Known Member

    First, get k-9 app from the market.

    Outgoing server = smtp.live.com
    security = TLS
    Port = 587
    Require signin = check
    Authentication = PLAIN

    Incoming server = pop3.live.com
    Security type = SSL
    Port = 995

    Then just get your name and password stuff and you should be set.:) Also, make sure you run through all of the options so you get all the reminders and syncing times set the way that you want them.

    Good luck.
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  3. alixpd

    alixpd New Member

    Another solution fixed with an outside app. Haha. =]
    Thank you very much, set-up went through without a hitch.

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