View Full Version : How to send and receive your Hotmail messages through Evolution in karmic

March 3rd, 2010, 05:04 AM
I have face a trouble night until i found the solution, so what you need to do is following these step it work for me for both sending and receiving:

1- Open Evolution ;)

2- go to Edit >> Preferences >> Mail Accounts >> Add

3- Type your Name and the full email address ( xxx@yyy.com ) and click Forward

4- At the Receiving Email window do the following
Server Type : POP
Server : pop3.live.com:995
Username : You full email
Security: SSH encryption
Authentication type: Password

and click forward.

5- At the Receiving Options window slect what you prefer and click forward.

6- At the Sending Options window do the following
Server Type : SMTP
Server : smtp.live.com:587
Server requires authentication : checked
Security : TLS
Authentication : PLAIN or Login
Username : Your full username

and click forward.

7- Select a name for your account.

8- Forward , Apply & done.

Finally you can press the send/receive button to manually check your email.

Thanks to Ubuntu community (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UsingHotmailWithEvolution).