IMAP Settings for Windows 10 Mail App

Ask a question does not support IMAP, but this works for the Mail app on Windows 10.

Here is how to set it:

Click Start
Click Mail charm
Click Accounts
Click Add account
Click Advanced setup (scroll to bottom)
Click Internet mail
Account name - (Frontier) this field is for you to recognize it from your other email accounts

Your name - This is the name that shows on messages you send to others

Incoming email server -
Account type - IMAP4
Email address - your email address
User name - your email address
Password - your password
Outgoing (SMTP) email server -
Keep the last four options all checked
Click Sign in
Click Done
Select the email address you just setup
Click the Sync this view button (circular arrows) in the upper right corner

by default the folders view shows (the empty) Sent items

Click More
Right click Sent items (star) in the right pane
Click Remove from Favorites
Right click Sent in the right pane
Click Add to Favorites


Thanks to "B" for this how-to
Jean-François Pillou

Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
Better known as Jeff, Jean-François Pillou is the founder of He is also CEO of CCM Benchmark and digital director at the Figaro Group.

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