Windstream.Net Email Settings

Windstream.Net Email Settings

Windstream Communications facilitates Internet, DISH Network, and Landline telephone to states around U.S. to both business as well as residential customers. The broadband and internet bundles by Windstream Communications include single email IDs to be used by clients to allow easier accessing and sending of emails.

As such, different platforms can be used to create Windstream email accounts. For instance, there are Apple and Android devices and we also have Outlook. Quite unsurprisingly the settings vary for most of the platforms. To make your task simpler and convenient we’ve compiled a guide on how to go about setting up your email for all of the three aforementioned platforms.

Windstream Email Settings for Outlook

Windstream Email Settings For OUTLOOK 2007

  • On opening Microsoft Outlook 2007 open the tools menu. In the drop-down menu click on ‘Account Settings.’
Windstream Email Settings for Outlook- click on ‘Account Settings.’
  • Herein you should select the Email tab and then click on ‘New’.
  • You’ll find a box that should say ‘Manually configure sever settings and also in case of the additional server categories. Check it, and click on ‘Next’.
  • Thereon select ‘Internet Email’. To move to the next step, click on ‘Next’.
  • For this step, you must fill the designated spaces as follows:
    1. In the field of name you should mention both the last and the first.  
    2. E-mail Address: The e-mail address of the 
    3. Incoming (POP3):
    4. Outgoing (SMTP):
    5. User Name: The E-mail address
    6. Password: The E-mail pass word
Windstream Email Settings for Outlook- choose More Settings
  • After filling out the above you must be clicking on the ‘More Settings’ button. Now, select the ‘Outgoing Server’ option. Make sure to tick the ‘My server (SMTP) will need the validation’ before you click on ‘OK’.
  • Thereon you’ll find yourself once again on the prime screen with the setting up of the in front of you. To end the process, click on ‘Next’ and then ‘Finish’.
Windstream Email Settings for Outlook- More Settings
  • So that’s it you’re done. Easy peasy.

Settings up Email For Outlook 2010

  • After opening Microsoft Outlook 2010, find an orange ‘File’ menu button at the top and click on it.
  • Click on ‘Account Settings’ icon that will appear. A drop down menu will open. From it you should click on the main ‘Account Settings’.
Windstream Email Settings for Outlook 2010- click on ‘Account Settings.’
  • You might be looking at a screen named ‘Email Accounts’. Here, you have to select ‘New’.
  • Near the bottom of the page you’ll find a box that should say ‘Manually configure the setting of the server or the extra server types. Select it, and click on ‘Next’.
  • Now, you have to open the pane that says ‘Choose Service’. Thereon select ‘Internet Email’. To move to the next step, click on ‘Next’.
  • You’ll find yourself with an ‘Internet Email Settings’ screen. Enter the zone of the comparable settings specifically in the designated fields.
  • At a side there’s going to be a ‘More Settings’ button. Click on it, and then select the ‘Outgoing Server’ option. Check that ‘Utilize similar settings as part of the incoming e-mail server’ is selected and then tick the ‘My outgoing server requires verification’.
  • Close to the top of your display there’s an ‘advanced’ button; click on it.
  • Select ‘OK’ and then click on ‘Finish’.

Setting up email account on Mobile phones?

Here are the easy to follow how to setup email on android & iPads, iPhones, and in general other iOS devices

Windstream Email Settings For Android

Below are the perfect steps of the Windstream account on Android devices.

  • In case of the home based screen tap on the applications’ icon after which you access the ‘Email’ application.
  • Click on the option that says ‘Add Account’.
  • In designated fields you must enter your e-mail ID and password before tapping on ‘Next’.
  • In the options for your e-mail accounts compose you must select ‘IMAP’.
  • Fill the designated fields for ‘Incoming server settings’:
    • Username: The e-mail address
    • Password: The email password
    • Incoming Server: (IMAP) (Port 143/465 with SSL)
Windstream Email Settings For Android- Outgoing server settings
  • Tap on ‘Next’.
  • Now you must fill the designated fields for ‘Outgoing server settings’:
    • Username: Your e-mail address
    • Pass Word: The email password
    • Outgoing Server: (SMTP) (Port 25/587 without SSL/465 with SSL)
  • Tap on ‘Next’ after placing a check on the desired account choice.
  • Finally, all you have to do is give your account a name, and then fill in your own name. To end the process, tap on ‘Done’.

The account is now fully functional and hence, you can conveniently send and receive emails.

Windstream Email Settings For iPad

Following the bellow mentioned stages for the reason email account settings on iPads.

  • Go to your iPad settings through tapping on the settings icon appearing on the home screen
  • Thereafter look for the ‘Mail, Contacts, and Calendars’ option and then you can tap on the same.
  • In the page that opens, access the accounts section and select the ‘Add accounts’ option.
  • At the bottom, tap on the ‘Other’ option. After this, tap on ‘Add Mail Account’.
  • In the designated fields of the page now before you, add your name, e-mail, password, and the account details.  After you’re done, tap ‘Next’.
  • Tap on “IMAP.”
  • In case of the Incoming Mailing Server and the host name fill in ‘’. Following it, also type in your e-mail address and the pass word in the designated genres.
Windstream Email Settings For Android- Incoming server settings
  • In the case of the Out-going Mail Server there is the host name fill in ‘’. Following it, also type in your e-mail address and the password in designated fields. Click on ‘Next’.
  • You’ll most likely get a message and this is sure to read: ‘Verifying IMAP account data’. In case though, you are asked ‘Do you like to attempt to set up the accounting without the SSL?’, go with ‘Yes’.

Your setup is now completed, to access this email go back to home screen and access the ‘Mail’ application.

What would be the server settings in case of the email POP and the IMAP?

These Windstream E-mail POP and the IMAP server settings help to set one’s e-mail account on one of the recognised email customers. Below mentioned are the set configurations.


  • Type of account is IMAP
  • User name would be your e-mail address
  • Server port is 993
  • Server hostname is
  • Use Password to Authenticate
  • SSL/TLS: Yes


  • Username would be the e-mail address
  • Server port is 465
  • Server hostname is always
  • Use Password to Authenticate
  • SSL/TLS: Yes

We hope that the above mentioned settings will conveniently guide you in creating your Email account. Make sure to follow all steps diligently to reach the desired result for your Email account!

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4 years ago

I had to set up the windstream email on my smartphone so I took the help of the internet and searched for windstream email settings. After a lot of research, I found the best and genuine information here as everything was working fine when I followed the procedure mentioned here. Both the imap settings and smtp settings are ok as I am able to send and receive emails without any problem.