The growing popularity of Windows may be attributed to its overall compatibility. Windows operating system is designed in such a way that it can accommodate and run most web applications and software that customers use. Optimum is one of the lesser known but still efficient email service providers active the world over. If you use an Optimum email account and are wondering how to sync it to your windows 10 system then you are in the right place. Email set up on Windows 10 is normally fairly straightforward, but with regard to optimum online email, the process is a little different. This article will guide you on how to use the advanced setup method to set up optimum online email on windows 10.
Before you begin setting up your email account make sure to update Windows. If you are not using the latest version of Windows 10 then you will have trouble signing to your email account. Once all the required updates are completed you can follow the steps given below to set up your account.
Steps to set up optimum online email on Windows 10
Step 1: Open the Windows Mail app by clicking on the Start menu and choosing ‘Mail’. If this is the first account you are registering click on ‘Add Account’ if not then go the Manage Accounts section there also you will find an option to add a new account.
Step 2: As mentioned earlier, in the case of optimum online email you will have to add an account using the Advanced Setup option. Once you click on ‘Advanced Setup’ you will have to provide detailed information about your email account and the email server settings.
Step 3: Enter the relevant email server settings as given below
- Email address: Your personal optimum email address.
- User name: Again you will need to enter your full email address.
- Password: Provide your optimum online email password.
- Account Name: Enter what name you want to appear on your Windows profile.
- Incoming email server: optimum.net
- Account type: IMAP4
- Outgoing (SMTP) email server: optimum.net
- Server Port: 993 (incoming) 465 (outgoing)
Step 4: Verify all the detail you entered and make sure they are accurate especially the incoming and outgoing email server settings. Once you have checked all the details simply click ‘Sign In’ and then ‘Done’
If you follow the steps give above correctly you should be able to access your Optimum online email account on Windows 10 without any problems. But if you are unable to complete any of the setup steps or if you need more information regarding the server settings you can contact Optimum email customer support number on the website.