How do I set up my Windstream email in Outlook 2010?

Follow the steps below to set up Windstream email in Outlook 2010.

  1. Click File.
  2. Click Add Account.
  3. Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types. Click Next.
  4. Select Internet E-mail.
  5. Add the following:
    • Your Name: The preferred Name.
    • E-mail Address: The windstream.net email address.
    • Select Account Type: IMAP
    • Incoming Mail Server: imap.windstream.net
    • Outgoing Mail Server: smtp.windstream.net
    • User Name: The full email address.
    • Password: The password.
  6. Click More Settings.
  7. Click the Advanced tab.
  8. Specify the following:
    1. Check the box by: This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)
    2. Verify that makes the Incoming Server Port number show 993.
    3. Select TLS on the dropdown by: Use the following type of encrypted connection.
    4. Verify that makes the Outgoing Server Port number show 587.
  9. Click the Outgoing Server tab
  10. Specify the following:
    1. Check the My outgoing server(SMTP) requires authentication checkbox.
    2. Make sure Use same settings as my incoming mail server is selected.
    3. Click OK.
  11. Click Next.
  12. Click Close when the Test Account Settings is completed.
  13. Click Finish.

Your Windstream email account is now setup in Outlook 2010 and you should be able to send and receive email.

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