How do I set up my Windstream email in Windows Live Mail?

Setting up Windows Live Mail is very simple. Here is how to do it:

  1. In Windows Live Mail, click on Add e-mail account.
  2. On this screen, put in the following settings:
    • E-Mail Address: Your full Windstream E-Mail address
    • Password: Your Windstream E-Mail password
    • Display Name: Your full name
  3. Place a check on Manually configure server...
  4. When you have finished putting in these settings, click Next.
  5. On this screen, put in these exact settings as shown on this screenshot. For the Login ID, put in your full Windstream E-Mail address.
  6. Click Next once these settings have been put in.
  7. Click Finish. You will need to configure the message download settings next.
  8. On the left-hand side, right-click on the account name and click on Properties.
  9. Click on the Advanced tab at the top of this window. At the bottom, remove the check mark on Leave a copy of messages on server.

Windows Live Mail should be configured for Windstream e-mail.


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