Website / Email / DNS Management

This is your Control Panel login. Once signed in you will have access to tools for building your website, administering your email, and configuring your DNS. Please login to the left.

Online Email Access

Use the fields to the left to sign into your email online. Here you can access your messages where ever you are. All you have to have is internet access.

Online Fax to Email Access

Away from your office but still need to send a fax? This is the place for you! Sign in with your fax number and password.

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Step 1 - Open Start Menu

Click on the Windows button Windows Button Image on your keyboard to open your Start Menu


Windows 8 Start Menu



Step 2 - Select Mail

You should now see the new Windows 8 Start Menu. Click on the blue rectangular box that says Mail and has a white envelope icon.

If you haven't already, you will need to setup a Microsoft email address in here before you can add any additional accounts. This can be a Hotmail address, MSN address, or etc.


Email Option Image.



Step 3 - Charm Bar

From within your mail app, go to the charm bar and click on the option for Settings.


Initial Email Screen Image



Step 4 - Settings

You will now see a Settings Menu slide out from the right. Select Accounts at the top.


Settings Menu Image



Step 5 - Add An Account

You are now at the Accounts menu. Select 'Add an account'.


Add Account Option Image



Step 6 - Other Account

Here you will be presented with account types. Choose 'Other Account'.


Other Account Image



Step 7 - Add Your Other Account

A new screen will pop up for 'Add your Other account'. In the first text box, type your full email address. Enter you password in the second text box. Now click on the 'Show more details' option below the password box.


Add Other Account Image



Step 8 - More Details Screen

Now that your 'Add your Other account' screen is extended, you'll see more options to fill out.

- Incoming (IMAP) email server: mail.windstreamhosting.com (or mail.yourdomain.com) - Port: 143
- Outgoing (SMTP) email server: mail.windstreamhosting.com (or mail.yourdomain.com) - Port: 25
- DO select 'Outgoing server requires authentication'.
- DO select 'Use the same username and password to send and receive email'.

For additional server settings please CLICK HERE


More Details Screen Image
More Details Screen Image


Additionally, you can connect to the mail server using SSL. Below are the settings you will need.



SSL Server Names
Incoming Server (SSL)
securemail.windstreamhosting.com
Outgoing Server (SSL)
securemail.windstreamhosting.com
SSL Port Settings
Incoming Server
995
Outgoing Server
465



Optional Settings

Server Settings
Incoming Server (POP)
mail.windstreamhosting.com
Incoming Server (IMAP)
mail.windstreamhosting.com
Outgoing Server (SMTP)
mail.windstreamhosting.com
Incoming Server (SSL)
securemail.windstreamhosting.com
Outgoing Server (SSL)
securemail.windstreamhosting.com
Username
Your entire email address
Password
Your email address password
Default Port Settings
Incoming Server
110
Outgoing Server
25
IMAP Port Settings
Incoming Server
143
Outgoing Server
25
SSL Port Settings
Incoming Server
995
Outgoing Server
465

Alternate outgoing ports:
Outgoing ports of 1025 and 587 can be used if your service provider blocks port 25.