Mail: add a Bouygues / BBox address

This tutorial explains how to set up an address or in the Mail application of Windows 8 and 8.1.

Add a BBox / Bouygues Telecom account to Courrier

1. Open the application ” Open the application  Mail  “from the Windows home screen.

2. Open the  charm bar  by going to one of the right corners of the screen, click on  Parameters , Accounts  and  Add an account .

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3. Choose ” Choose “.  Other account  “in the list.

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4. To the question “What type of account is it?”, answer “What type of account is it?  IMAP  “and click on”  Connect  » .

5. Indicate the email address and its password then click on “.  View more details  “to configure the account.

Fill in the following fields:

  • Email address: your Bbox or Bouygues Telecom email address
  • Username: once again your full Bbox or Bouygues email address
  • Password: the password of the mailbox
  • Incoming mail server (IMAP ) : on port 993
  • Tick off the line “The incoming server requires SSL  »
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP ) : on port 587
  • Tick off the line “The outgoing server requires SSL  »

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7. The Bouygues Bbox account is automatically added to the Mail software.

Not all your emails appear? Consider the following configure the message synchronization period .