Windows Mail Configuration (POP)

Basic Settings

To begin the setup wizard, click Tools and click Account Settings...

Click on the Add button to create a new Email account

Select E-mail Account to proceed

Type in your name the way you wish others to see it.

Click Next

Type in your email address
(or alias only if you have one. eg:

Click Next

For Incoming e-mail server type select POP
For both incoming and outgoing servers, type in:

Click Next

Type in your UMnetID and Password

Click Next


If you are are connecting from an MTS, Shaw, or an internet connection which blocks Outgoing SMTP email, proceed to the next section: "Alternate Port Setting".

Otherwise, you may close the Internet Accounts window to return to Windows Mail.

Alternate Port Settings (Outgoing only)

If you're having trouble sending email while off campus, try these settings:

To begin, open your U of M email account settings. (You may have them already open if you're coming from the previous section).

Click on the Properties button

Click on the Servers tab
Place a check in the box My server requires authentication
Click on the Advanced tab

Optional: If you would like to enable encryption: Place a checkmark in the boxes labeled This server requires a secure connection.

: Change the outgoing mail(SMTP) port from 25 to 587

Click  to save your setting.
To finish the setup, close the Internet Accounts window.

LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)

Configuring an email client to use the U of M LDAP server provides quick and easy access to U of M student and employee email addresses.

Click Tools and click Accounts Settings...

Click on the Add... button

Select Directory Service and click Next

In the Intenet directory server box, enter

If you will not be frequently looking up address, you may want to select no


Click on the Properties button

Here you can name the U of M directory. You may call it whatever you like

I the Search base box, enter exactly o=University of Manitoba,c=CA
as shown below

Click  to save your settings

You can now search for users when composing emails as shown below

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