Windstream Email Setup?Support

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  1. dropped720s

    dropped720s New Member

    I am having an issue setting up windstream email on a droid. IT keeps saying unable to open connection sever. Can anyone help. Thanks

  2. syntrix

    syntrix Well-Known Member

  3. dropped720s

    dropped720s New Member

    When I enter the user name and password it says checking incoming mail server, then after about 20 sec it says. Unable to open connection to server.
  4. syntrix

    syntrix Well-Known Member

    Is there a setup option to "leave messages on server"? If you have a lot of email, it might take a while to download.

    I might play with setting up a pop account just I know how this works.

    Looks like from their support page, you have to use FQDN with user name, so

    If all else fails, maybe call their support and see if they can help?
  5. syntrix

    syntrix Well-Known Member

    colnago posted this up and it reminded me of another way, even as a test:

    Mail Fetcher - Gmail Help

    Basically you sync with your gmail account, but have gmail use pop3 to get your windstream email.

    Did you figure this out yet?
  6. confused

    confused New Member

    I called verizon and they were unable to figure it out so I continued to play around with it. It took me a long time to figure it out but what worked for me is below: (do manual setup) after you input the incoming server info and hit will ask for the outgoing server info.

    incoming server was a pop3 account
    port: 110
    outgoing server was smtp server
    port: 25
  7. krisbrown2000

    krisbrown2000 New Member

    Thank you very much!!! I have always struggled to get the email set up on my phones and today, I could find everything but the port #25.
  8. dlgRN

    dlgRN New Member

    Thanks for the detailed instructions, I needed them to add my account!

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