Synchronize Apple iCloud Email to Windows 8 Mail

Last Updated: May 13, 2017

Wanna get your iCloud emails in your new Windows 8 Laptop? Yes, you can. It is possible to integrate your iCloud email to Windows 8 mail app. Only thing you need to setup the correct settings in the Windows 8 mail application. iCloud email supports IMAP protocol and the settings for the email applications are given in the apple site.

Open the Windows 8 mail application. Check on the right corner of the screen and click on Settings. The settings for the mail will be displayed. Select Accounts options and you will get existing accounts list. Click on Add new account from the menu.

iCloud email to Windows 8 mail account

You can add your Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo accounts to the Windows 8 mail app from here. You can’t find the direct option to add iCloud email. you have to proceed with Other Account option from the list of email service providers.

iCloud email to Windows 8 mail other accounts

You will get the next screen Add your email account , select IMAP. The iCloud email does not support POP method, only IMAP option will work with the Windows 8 mail app.

iCloud email to Windows 8 mail imap

In the window, enter your iCloud email id and Password in the corresponding fields and click on More details option. Take care to not to Click on Connect at this time, since more details to be entered to setup iCloud email. The prompted details should be carefully filled to get iCloud emails.

iCloud email to Windows 8 mail id

Verify the iCloud user id and password. You can also enter your username in this window.

iCloud email to Windows 8 mail form

Fill in the details as exactly given in the picture and click on Connect. Verify that all the tick options are there before clicking on Connect.

iCloud email to Windows 8 mail form finish

Your credentials will be verified and you will be connected to your iCloud email account. After finishing, restart the mail application. It will sync with your iCloud email account and will start receiving mails.

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