Windstream Email Setup on iPhone & iPad

Windstream Email Setup on iPhone & iPad

Wondering how to set up Windstream email on iPhone? If yes, don’t worry in this article we will make sure to offer you the best solutions by following which you are able to configure the email account quite conveniently. Setting your Windstream email on the iPhone is easy if you have enough knowledge about the setting process. The iPhone Windstream email setup procedure is simple and easily manageable. Before learning the process, first, go through the facts about the Windstream:-

Windstream offers webmail facilities, dish network, Virtual servers, VoIP facilities to people of the United States and runs a large part of the operating network in the state.  The company’s offerings are highly high-quality and are widely respected by its consumers. The Windstream company is one of the leading Communication organizations and made their bases at the Arkansas, United States.

Windstream email setup on iPhone Process

  1. Open the iPhone settings.
  2. Expand the option, and scroll down to choose the “Mail Contacts and Calendars” option.
  3. Find the “Add Account” option, the option is present under the iCloud tab. Select the Add Mail Account option and you need to fill some required field in the following details:-
    • Name: Your Full Name
    • Email: Choose your preferred email address and it will be set as your username
    • Password: Create a password for windstream.net account
    • Description: Write a brief note to offer a short description
  4. After filling the required field, review it, and click on the Next tab.
  5. Now, you need to select the Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP), it is present under the incoming mail server. For the IMAP, you need to set the following information in settings:-
    • Hostname: imap.windstream.net
    • Username: Enter the email address and set a username
    • Password: Set the windstream.net account password
  6. For the outgoing mail server, you need to set the following information in settings:-
    • Hostname: smtp.windstream.net
    • Username: Enter the email address to set it as your username
    • Password: Create the windstream.net account password
  7. After offering all the information, you need to press the Save Button.

Now follow the below process to complete the iPhone Windstream email setup process:-

  • Open the settings section.
  • Visit the Windstream account.
  • Visit the Advanced section and offer the following information
    • Under the incoming settings:
      • Use SSL: Yes
      • Authentication: Password
      • Server Port: 993
    • Under the outgoing settings.
      • Use SSL: Yes
      • Authentication: Password
      • Server Port: 465
  • Save the option and you are successfully completed the iPhone Windstream email setup process.

Windstream Email Settings iPad

  1. To perform the Windstream email settings on the iPad, you need to visit the setting section.
  2. To get the iPad setting, you need to visit the home screen and press the settings icon.
  3. Scroll down the entire setting option, and search the ‘Mail, Contacts, and Calendars’ option, and tap on it to access the accounts option.
  4. Click on the ‘Add accounts’ option. Scroll down the option and press the ‘Other’ option.
  5. Find the ‘Add Mail Account’ option and tap on it. A new page will be open, where you need to mention the following information:-
    • Your Name
    • Email address
    • Password
    • Other account details
    • Review the entered information and tap on the ‘Next’ tab.
  6. Select the “IMAP” option. First set the Incoming Mail Server by mentioning the following information:-
    • Set the hostname to the ‘imap.windstream.net’.
    • Enter the registered E-mail address and password.
  7. Now, you need to set the Out Mailing server in the following manner:-
    • Set the hostname to the ‘smtp.windstream.net’.
    • Enter the registered username and password.
  8. Click on the Next option or tab. Now, you will get a message with the subject: ‘Verifying IMAP information’. If you get the question ‘Do you like to attempt to set up the accounting without the SSL?’, then press the ‘Yes’ tab to complete the iPad/iPhone Windstream email setup process. Now you are ready to access your mail on your Windstream account.

Note:- 

  • Always choose Yes for the SSL/TLS.
  • For SMTP Settings the server port is 465.
  • For IMAP settings the server port is 993.
  • Your email address and user name are the same.
  • The server hostname for the  SMTP Settings is “smtp.windstream.net”.
  • The server hostname for the IMAP settings is “imap.windstream.net”.
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