Configuring Microsoft email with Rackspace

Configuring Microsoft email with Rackspace allows you to send and receive emails using Microsoft.

Let’s look at how you can use the Rackspace settings (IMAP & SMTP) to configure your Microsoft email.

What is Rackspace email

Rackspace Email is an affordable, business-class email hosting solution with any time, anywhere access and a 100% uptime guarantee; all backed by industry-leading SLA and administrator access to the team of email hosting experts, 24x7x365.

Moreover, users can access their email using Outlook, their mobile phones, or through the webmail application.

Configuring your Microsoft email with Rackspace

  1. Open Mail from the Windows Start Menu.

2. If this is the first time you’ve opened the Mail app, you’ll see a Welcome page. Tap Add Account to get started.

If you’ve used the Mail app before, then go to Settings > Manage Accounts > Add Account.

3. Choose Other Account.

4. Enter your Mailbox Email Address.

5. Next, define the Name you wish to use while sending messages.

6. Enter your Mailbox Password.

That’s it! You have successfully configured your Rackspace mailbox with the Windows Mail client. The syncing process between Windows Mail and your mailbox may take some time based on the amount of email data to be fetched.