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.’
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:
In the field of name you should mention both the last and the first.
E-mail Address: The e-mail address of the Windstream.net
Incoming (POP3): pop.windstream.net
Outgoing (SMTP): smtp.windstream.net
User Name: The Windstream.net E-mail address
Password: The Windstream.net E-mail pass word
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’.
So that’s it you’re done. Easy peasy.
Settings upWindstream.net 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’.
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 Windstream.net email account on Mobile phones?
Here are the easy to follow how to setup windstream.net 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 Windstream.net 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 windstream.net e-mail address
Password: The windstream.net email password
Incoming Server: (IMAP) mail.windstream.net (Port 143/465 with SSL)
Tap on ‘Next’.
Now you must fill the designated fields for ‘Outgoing server settings’:
Username: Your windstream.net e-mail address
Pass Word: The windstream.net email password
Outgoing Server: (SMTP) mail.windstream.net (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 Windstream.net 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 ‘imap.windstream.net’. Following it, also type in your e-mail address and the pass word in the designated genres.
In the case of the Out-going Mail Server there is the host name fill in ‘smtp.windstream.net’. 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’
What would be the server settings in case of the Windstream.net email POP and the IMAP?
These Windstream E-mail POP and the IMAP server settingshelp to set one’s e-mail account on one of the recognised email customers. Below mentioned are the set configurations.
Windstream IMAP Settings (INCOMING EMAIL SERVER)
Type of account is IMAP
User name would be your e-mail
Server port is 993
Server hostname is imap.windstream.net
Use Password to Authenticate
Windstream SMTP Settings (OUTGOING EMAIL SERVER)
Username would be the e-mail
Server port is 465
Server hostname is always smtp.windstream.net
Use Password to Authenticate
We hope that the above mentioned settings will conveniently guide you in creating your Windstream.net Email account. Make sure to follow all steps diligently to reach the desired result for your Windstream.net Email account!
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.