How do I set up my Windstream email in Outlook 2002 or 2003?

Follow the instructions below to set up your Windstream.net email account in Outlook 2002/2003.

  1. Open Outlook 2003. In the top left-hand corner click on the 'Tools' menu and select 'E-mail Accounts'
  2. In this window, select 'Add a new e-mail account' and click 'Next'
  3. Now select 'POP3' and click 'Next'
  4. For this step, fill in the blanks similar to what is showing on this snapshot:
    • Your Name: Your First and Last name
    • E-mail Address: Your Windstream.net e-mail address 
    • Incoming (POP3): pop.windstream.net
    • Outgoing (SMTP): smtp.windstream.net
    • User Name: Your Windstream.net e-mail address
  5. After you enter your information, click 'More Settings'
  6. Click on the 'Outgoing Server' tab and place a checkmark on 'My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication' and Click 'OK'
  7. Now you should be back on the screen with your setup information. Click the 'Next' then 'Finish' button.

Outlook 2003 should be set up and ready for use.

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