Impeccable Steps for Setting up Cox Email on Windows 10

Cox email is pretty much compatible with desktop browsers (Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox) as well as mobile browsers (iPad, iPhone Android smartphone, and Android tablet). You can also access your emails by configuring your Cox Mail on various email client programs. However, you are recommended to use the latest version. If you prefer using laptop or desktop computers, consider these versions – Outlook 2016, Thunderbird: Version 60, Apple Mail: macOS 10.14 Mojave, and Windows Mail: Windows 10. In this guide, we will offer the impeccable steps for settings up Cox Email on Windows 10.

Setting up your Cox email in the Windows 10 Mail programs makes it even faster and easier to use. This guide will walk you through the steps to complete configuring your Cox Email on Windows 10. Before you jump on to the steps mentioned underneath, be ready with your Cox email address and password. Also, you should be ready with the correct Cox Mail server settings details.

Cox Mail Server Settings –

  • Incoming Mail Server Address: imap.cox.net
  • Incoming Mail Server Port: 993
  • SSL: Yes
  • Username: Enter the first part of your Cox Email address.
  • Password: Enter your Cox email password
  • Outgoing Mail Server Address: smtp.cox.net
  • Authentication required: Yes
  • Outgoing Mail Server Port: SSL (465) and TLS (587)
  • Username: Enter the first part of your Cox Email address.
  • Password: Enter your Cox email password

How to Set up Cox Email on Windows 10 Using Windows Mail App?

Got a new computer with Windows 10 on it? You can refer to the following steps to set up your Cox Email on Windows 10 (using the Windows Mail app).

  • Begin the process by clicking on the “Start” menu.
  • Then, select the “Mail” app and complete these steps –
  • Click “Settings” (icon)
  • Click “Manage Accounts
  • Click “Add Account

Note: (After selecting the “Mail” app, you will see a “Welcome” page since you are adding an email account for the first time to the app. Click on “Get Started” > “Add Account”.)

  • Click on the “Other account” option and then, complete the following steps –
  • Enter your Cox Email Address in the “Email address” field.
  • Enter your Cox User ID (excluding @cox.net) in the “User name” field.
  • Enter the Cox email password in the Password field.
  • For your Cox email account, you need to enter a display name in the “Account name” field.
  • In the “Your name” field, you need to type in a name that you would like to display when sending messages.
  • Next, enter the Cox IMAP server settings in the field “Incoming email server”.
  • In the “Account type” field, you will have to select IMAP4. Make sure it matches the incoming email server name.
  • Then, enter the Cox SMTP server settings in the desired field, i.e. “Outgoing (SMTP) email server”.
  • Check all the boxes next to these options –
  • Require SSL for incoming email
  • Require SSL for outgoing email
  • Use the same user name and password for sending email
  • Outgoing server requires authentication
  • Click on the “Sign-in” button.
  • Click on the “Done” button to complete the process.

Make sure you through the process above to complete setting up your Cox Email on Windows 10.

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