Centurylink Mail Setup for Outlook
Setting up your Centurylink mail on desktop Outlook software has never been an easier process. But, on this page we will give you simple and easy steps. Just follow those steps and you will be able to setup your Centurylink.net email within a few minutes and start sending and receiving email in Outlook. Check out Centurylink email settings for basic incoming and outgoing mail server details.
Centurylink.net Outlook Setup Procedure
There are many Outlook versions available, such as Outlook 2019, Outlook 2016, Outlook 2013, etc. All have slightly different processes, or you may find some different options or names while setting up Centurylink email, but these settings will work on all Outlook versions.
Add AccountStart Outlook software, click on File tab at top of the corner and then click Add Account.
Setup OptionSelect Manual setup or additional server types option at bottom side.
Select Protocol TypeSelect POP or IMAP (connect to a POP and IMAP email account) option.
POP and IMAP Account SettingsAdd following Centurylink server settings details as below.
Your Name: Whatever you want.
Email Address: Enter your Centurylink email address.
Account Type: Select IMAP
Incoming mail server: mail.centurylink.net
Outgoing mail server(SMTP): smtp.centurylink.net
User Name: Centurylink email address
Password: Your account password
Check Remember password.
Require logon using secure password authentication: No
Click More Settings Button
Advanced TabAt the advanced tab, enter Centurylink incoming server (IMAP) 993 port, select SSL Yes at use the following type of encrypted connection. Enter Centurylink.net outgoing server (SMTP) 587 port and select SSL Yes at use the following type of encrypted connection then click OK.
TestingClick next and Outlook tests the connection. Wait for it to complete.
DoneCongratulations, Now you can send and receive Centurylink.net mail on your Outlook software.