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Question

Can Mail work with an msn.com account?

Nov 13, 2013 11:41PM PST

I know an elderly couple that have used an email address that ends in "msn.com" for years. Their old Windows computer is failing so they are purchasing a new iMac. Is there a way to get their msn.com email account to work with the Mail app? I don't think that account supports IMAP and its difficult to reach msn.com support. Would appreciate any assistance.

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I think msn.com does imap.
Nov 18, 2013 12:02AM PST

I'm going to shortchange you here as I would guess you would have already google'd "What are the msn.com IMAP settings?" already.

We know that Outlook.com and the mail app on Windows 8 does not support pop3 so it's a safe bet it does imap.

But I'm a little confused. Why must it be IMAP? I have yet to find any email app so far not do both common systems.

Until Windows 8 that is.
Bob

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I just tried setting up a msn mail account in Mac Mail...
Feb 9, 2014 7:50AM PST

I ended up giving up ever getting it to work. I ended using the website instead.

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Can Mail work with an msn.com account
Mar 14, 2014 4:31PM PDT
Cool yas dude u can work with msn.com,its simple to create account and go email box and connected with msn