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First, open the mail client by double clicking the Windows Live Mail icon which will be located in your start menu or as an icon on your desktop.

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 In the Windows Live Mail program, click on the Accounts tab at the top of the screen, then click the Add E-mail Account button.

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Fill out your account information, making sure to place a check mark in the Manually configure server settings option. Once finished, click the Next button in the bottom right to continue.

Note: if you would rather have your password remembered so that you don't need to enter it everytime you check for email, make sure to place a check in the Remember this password option as well.

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Now, configure your server settings as follows:

  • Incoming Server Type = IMAP
  • Incoming Server Address = mail.bmts.com
  • Incoming Port = 993
  • Authenticate using = Clear text
  • Logon user name = First part of your e-mail address. For example, the username for johndoe@brucetelecom.com would just be johndoe
  • Outgoing Server Address = smtp.bmts.com
  • Outgoing Port = 587
  • Requires a secure connection (SSL) = enabled (on both incoming and outgoing servers)
  • Requires authentication = enabled

Once complete, click the Next button to continue.

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Congratulations! Your e-mail account should be ready to begin using in Windows Live Mail. Click the Finish button to close the account settings window and you should now see your Bruce Telecom e-mail address listed on the left of the Windows Live Mail screen.

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  • DNS1 or Primary DNS: 216.183.128.14
  • DNS2 or Secondary DNS: 216.183.140.14 (Both DNS entries assigned automatically)
  • IP address: Assigned automatically (dynamic)
  • Authentication Method: Password Authentication Protocol (PAP)
  • Domain Name: brucetelecom.com
  • Modem type: Support for V.90 (56K) Dial-up, V92 in Owen Sound and Local Bruce Telecom phone area
  • Type of Dialup Server: PPP Protocol

Email Server Settings

  • Receiving mail (Incoming server):
  • protocol : IMAP
  • hostname: mail.bmts.com
  • port: 993
  • security required: STARTTLS (SSL in some older mail clients)
  • authentication required: Yes

Sending mail (Outgoing Server)

  • protocol: SMTP
  • hostname: smtp.bmts.com
  • port: 587
  • security required: STARTTLS (SSL in some older mail clients)
  • authentication required: yes
     
  • Press *72. When you hear a second dial tone, dial the number where you want to forward your calls. When the called party answers, Call Forwarding is active. If you receive a busy signal or no answer hang up and repeat the procedure within two minutes. You will hear two short tones to verify that you have activated Call Forwarding.
  • To cancel press *73. Two short tones indicate that you have cancelled Call Forwarding. 
  • Press *98
  • When prompted to enter a mailbox number, press ‘#’
  • Follow voice prompts 
     
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