Email Setup: Windows Vista

Use this guide to configure Windows Vista email client to work with your FreedomNet Email.

Step 1: Create Your Account

Start Windows Mail. On the “Tools” menu, click “Accounts.”


Step 2: Add Account

Click on “Add” on the Internet Accounts Window.


Step 3: Email Account

Choose “E-Mail Account” and then click “Next”.


Step 4: Your Name

Type your name the way you would like it displayed, then click Next.


Step 5: Email Address

Type your full FreedomNet email address, then click “Next”.


Step 6: Email Servers

Make sure POP3 is chosen for the server type, then type “fnw.us” for BOTH the incoming and outgoing server names. Finally make sure “Outgoing server requires authentication” is checked, then click Next.


Step 7: Mail Login

Type in your ENTIRE email address for the username and type in your password, then click Next.


Step 8: Do Not Download My Email at This Time

Click on “Do not download my e-mail at this time”, then click Finish.


Step 9: Properties Selection

Click on the properties button to move forward to the Advanced Configuration menu. Please ensure that your email is selected before clicking the Properties button.


Step 10: Advanced Configuration

Make sure both boxes are checked for the incoming and outgoing servers, also make sure Outgoing is set to 465 and Incoming is set to 995, then click OK, then Close. You are now finished!