Windows Essentials 2012 Release Notes

Windows Live Mail 2012

This page provides late-breaking or other information about Windows Live Mail 2012.

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IMAP access must be set up to read Gmail messages in Mail

You need to set up your Gmail account to allow IMAP access before you can read your Gmail messages using Mail. To turn on IMAP in Gmail:

  1. Sign in to your Gmail account.

  2. Click Settings at the top right of the Gmail page.

  3. Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP.

  4. Select Enable IMAP, and then click Save Changes.

For more information, see Gmail Help.

Yahoo! Mail Plus is required to read Yahoo! email in Windows Live Mail

You need to purchase Yahoo! Mail Plus before you can read your Yahoo! email using Mail or any other email program. For more information about Yahoo! Mail Plus, see Yahoo! Mail Help.