Hotmail IMAP, POP, and SMTP Settings
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Hotmail supports access via IMAP, POP3 and SMTP protocols. Below you can find the configuration settings for those protocols.
All Hotmail servers (POP3 and SMTP) use implicit SSL (use ConnectSSL method).
SMTP server supports explicit SSL (you can use Connect method and then secure the channel using StartTLS method)
The IMAP server is imap-mail.outlook.com and it is using the port 993 and it requires SSL.
The POP server is pop-mail.outlook.com and it is using the port 995 and requires SSL.
The outgoing SMTP server is smtp-mail.outlook.com and it is using the port 587 and requires SSL.
Your email address is your username.