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

Follow the instructions below to set up your Windstream.net email address in Outlook Express:

  1. Open Outlook Express, in the upper right-hand corner of your screen click on 'Tools' and select 'Accounts'
  2. On the Internet Accounts window, under the 'All' tab, click the 'Add' button and select 'Mail'
  3. In the 'Display Name' field, enter your first and last name and click 'Next'
  4. In the 'Email address' field, enter your Windstream.net E-mail Address and click 'Next'
  5. Enter the below server names as shown below and click 'Next' 
    • Incoming (POP3): pop.windstream.net
    • Outgoing (SMTP): smtp.windstream.net
  6. In the 'Account name' field enter your full windstream.net e-mail address and password. 
  7. Place a check in the 'Remember password' box and click 'Next'
  8. Click Finish.
  9. On this window, ensure 'pop.windstream.net' is selected and click on the 'Properties' button
  10. In the Properties window, select the 'Servers tab' and place a check in the box beside 'My server requires authentication' and click 'OK'

Congratulations! Outlook Express should be set up and ready for use.

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