How to set up your email in Windows

Choose your email address domain from the dropdown below to see the POP/SMTP settings: centurylink.net or qwestoffice.net, or other: centurytel.net, clds.net, coastalnow.net, cochill.net, cswnet.com, elpasotel.net, embarqmail.com, emadisonriver.com, emadisonriver.net, gallatinriver.net, grics.net, gulftel.com, madisonriver.biz, mebtel.net, qwest.net, q.com

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

Note: Email setup can vary by operating system. The steps on this page are for Windows 10. If you have a different version of Windows, your specific instructions may vary. We suggest you refer to the instructions for your specific system. You might need the POP/SMTP settings for your email account to complete the setup. You will need the POP/SMTP settings if you need to edit your email settings for incoming and outgoing messages. Select your email from the drop-down above to see the correct settings.

Note: Windows 8 email does not support third party POP3 email accounts like CenturyLink. If you are using Windows 8, you will need to check your CenturyLink email through the web portal — CenturyLink.net

  1. Type Mail in the search.
  1. Select "Mail."
  1. Select the "Gear" icon.
  1. Select "Manage Accounts."
  1. Select "Add account."
  1. Select "Other account."
  1. Enter your email address, password, and then select "Sign-in".
  1. Enter your name and select "Sign-In."  Windows Mail will try to configure your email settings automatically. If your Inbox says "still working on it" for more than 3 minutes you need to edit your settings.
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