How to Export Emails From NetZero Webmail

By Ken Burnside

Exporting your email enables you save it on your computer rather than on NetZero's.
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NetZero's servers use the POP3 email protocol, which works with all standard email clients, including Windows Mail in Windows 8. While NetZero doesn't have an automatic configuration system for Windows 8 Mail, like it did for Outlook and Outlook Express, it's possible to manually configure the mail program.

Step 1

Start Windows Mail from the Start screen. If you don't have a Microsoft account, you'll need to create one to use the Mail application. If you already have one, log in with it. This will bring up the Mail application.

Step 2

Hover your mouse over the right edge of the screen to pull up the Charms bar and select the settings icon, shaped like a gear.

Step 3

Click on the link that says "Add an account," and then select "Other Account." A form will pop up with several fields.

Step 4

Enter "" (without quotes here and in subsequent commands) as the outgoing (SMTP) server.

Step 5

Enter "" as the incoming (POP3) server.

Step 6

Enter your NetZero email address in the email address field.

Step 7

Enter your username (the part of your email address before the "@" sign), and enter your NetZero password.

Step 8

Set your email client to download your email. This will export a local copy of your NetZero emails to your hard drive.