Setup or edit your email in Windows Vista Mail

These settings work for the following domains: centurylink.net, q.com, elpasotel.net, embarqmail.com, centurytel.net, cswnet.com, clds.net, coastalnow.net, cochill.net, emadisonriver.com, emadisonriver.net, gallatinriver.net, grics.net, gulftel.com, madisonriver.biz, mebtel.net, qwest.net

Reminder: You must create your email address before you can set it up on your device.  

Having trouble? Edit your settings.

Setup your email in Windows Vista Mail
  1. Select "Tools", then "Accounts."
  1. Select "Add."
  1. Select "E-mail Account", then select "Next."
  1.  Enter "Your Name", select "Next."
  1. Enter "Your email Address", then select "Next".
  1. Select "POP3."
  1. Enter pop.centurylink.net.
  1. Enter smtp.centurylink.net, then select "Next."
  1. Enter your "Full Email Address", "Password", then select "Next."
  1. Select "Finish."
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Edit your email in Windows Vista Mail

Want to go back to the setup?

  1. Select "Tools", then "Accounts."
  1. Select the "email address" you want to edit. Select "Properties".
  1. Select the servers tab and verify the:
    -Incoming mail (POP3): pop.centurylink.net
    -Outgoing mail (SMTP): smtp.centurylink.net
    -E-mail username: Full Email Address
    -Password: Re-enter Your Password
    -My server requires authentication: Checked Box
    -Select the "Settings" button
  1. Select "Use the same settings as my incoming mail server", then select "OK."
  1. Select the "Advanced" tab. Enter 587 for "Outgoing mail (SMTP)".
  1. Do the following:
    -Enter 995 for "Incoming Mail (POP3)"
    -Check the box next to "This server requires a secure connection (SSL)"
    -Check the box next to "Leave a copy of messages on server"
    -Select "OK"
  1. Select "Close."