IMAP Hotmail in MacMail

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  1. ConnYoungy macrumors 6502a

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    Hey guys, so basically on my iphone i have hotmail set up as a microsoft exchange account which works on imap, so i get all my folders and stuff. Is there a way to do the same thing in mac mail?

    I did mroogle first but the only answers i found were for pop3
     
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    That's because Hotmail doesn't support IMAP for Apple Mail.

    how to configure hotmail with imap settings in mail 4.2
     
  3. ConnYoungy thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Oh right, so how come iphone mail does support it but not mac mail?
     
  4. GGJstudios, Apr 19, 2011
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    GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    Since you know better than I, I'm sure you can set it up.
     
  5. MacNoobie1 macrumors newbie

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    how'd you do this?

    Hi, I'm having a bit of trouble attempting to get IMAP Hotmail on my iPhone, any tips as to how to do it?


    Cheers
     
  6. Rngr macrumors newbie

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    Setup hotmail as a Microsoft Exchange account, then under username and pw, put those in and leave domain blank. Then hit next. When server shows up put m.hotmail.com and thats all.
     

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