Earthlink email settings for Outlook

On this page you find the Earthlink mail settings for Outlook. Follow the step-by-step Outlook guide or use the settings overview with the imap and pop3 server email settings for Earthlink.

Mail settings Earthlink

POP / IMAP pop3
Incoming server
Incoming port 995
SSl (security) incoming ssl
Outgoing server
Outgoing port 587
Requires sign-in yes

Outlook guide to setup Earthlink mail

1 Start Outlook and open 'Account Settings'.

Click on the file tab and in the 'Information' category click on 'Account Settings'

2 Create a new email account.

In the 'Email' tab, click 'New'

3 Enable 'Server Settings' and click Next.

Check 'Server settings'.

4 Select Internet Email Addresses, click Next and enter the following data among user data:

Your name: Your full name.
Email Address: your Earthlink email address.

5 In the box Type Account below Server Information, select pop3 and fill out the following information:

Incoming e-mail:
Incoming port: 995

Outgoing e-mail:
Outgoing port: 587

6 Under Login Information fill in the following settings:

E-mail: your Earthlink email-adress
Password: your Earthlink email-password

Login with security: ssl

7 Congratulations, your account has been added!

Click on 'Test Account Settings'. If everything goes well, click on next and then on finish.

Question and Answer

Have a question regarding your Outlook email setup or think you can help other Earthlink users out? Please comment below!

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