Email, Messaging, & Video Calls Email Add More Email Accounts to Windows Live Mail Consolidate your email accounts to one application Share Pin Email Print Larry Washburn / Getty Images Email Yahoo! Mail Gmail By Gilberto Perera Writer Former Lifewire writer Gilberto J. Perera is a PMP and Six Sigma professional with more than 15 years of technology education experience and editor-in-chief of GilsMethod.com. our editorial process Gilberto Perera Updated January 09, 2020 Windows Live Mail was discontinued in 2016. However, some people may still use it, so these instructions are preserved to help them add additional email accounts. Instructions for the Windows Mail app are included. As with most applications, there are some limitations to the types of servers and email providers that are supported. Windows Live Mail can support most webmail providers including Outlook.com, Gmail, and Yahoo! Mail. How to Add Email Accounts to Windows Live Mail Add new accounts through the interface. Select the blue Windows Live Mail button located on the top-left corner of the application window. When the menu appears, select Options and then choose Email accounts. When the Accounts dialog box appears, select the Add button. Select Email Account as the type of account you wish to add to Windows Live Mail. Enter your email account and login credentials along with the option to set your Display name. Verify that Remember this password is selected if the computer is not shared. Uncheck this option or create multiple Windows user accounts to improve your privacy. With more than one account, to make the account you are adding the default account, select the Make this my default email account checkbox. Manual Server Settings Select Manually configure server settings and click Next to add an account that's not recognized. Add the information to connect to the email servers. After you enter those settings, Windows Live should be able to fetch the emails without a problem. Add an Account to Windows Mail On Windows 10, use the Windows Mail app. In addition, if you use your Microsoft account to sign in to your computer, that email address is already set up in the Mail app. Accessing the Mail app and adding additional email accounts to it is simple. Type "mail" into the search box in the lower-right corner of the taskbar and select Mail App in the search results. A welcome page appears if this is the first time you have used the Mail app. If so, select Add Account and skip to step 4. If you have used the app before, select Settings in the lower-right corner of the Mail window and choose Manage Accounts. Select Add Account. The Add an Account window opens. Choose the type of email account you want to add, such as Outlook, Google, or Yahoo. Enter the sign-in information for the account and select Next. Windows Mail verifies your account information. A confirmation screen notifies you when the setup is complete.