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This article has been created to assist Midphase clients set up Windows Live Mail using the CHIMail settings.

Step 1: Open the Windows Live Mail application.

Step 2: Click on the tab titled “Accounts” located at the top of your screen and select the “Add Email” button.

Step 3: Insert the following information: email address, password, and display name. Click “Next”.

*Your password will be the same one that is used to log in to your Midphase email account through webmail.

Configure Server Settings

Step 4: Under “Incoming Server Information” click on the dropdown bar to access the “Server Type” tab. Select from POP, IMAP, or Windows Live Hotmail. Choose either POP or IMAP.

Step 5: Insert “” into the “Server Address” section for Non-SSL or "" for SSL.

You will then need to enter the appropriate Port # depending on whether you have chosen POP or IMAP, and if you prefer the more secure SSL method of delivery for your mail system.

For example: For the POP server type without  the use of the secured option, insert Port 110.



POP3     (Incoming)

IMAP     (Incoming)

SMTP     (Outgoing)

Non secure




Secure (SSL)





Step 6: Click on the dropdown bar under the “Authenticate Using” section and select one of the options. You will want to select “Clear Text”.

Enter your email address in all lowercase for the username.

Outgoing Server Information

Step 7: Enter “” into the “Server Address” section for non-SSL, or if you are using SSL settings.

Enter in either Port 587 for unsecured connections or Port 465 for secure (SSL) connections.

Click “Next” to complete the process.

Your email address is now available through Windows Live Mail.


Microsoft also has more detailed information about their Windows Live Mail product on their website. If you have any trouble setting this up or if you need some help, our support team is available 24/7/365.