Mindspring Mail Setup for Outlook

Setting up your Mindspring 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 Mindspring.com email within a few minutes and start sending and receiving email in Outlook. Check out Mindspring email settings for basic incoming and outgoing mail server details.

Mindspring.com 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 Mindspring email, but these settings will work on all Outlook versions.

  1. Add Account
    Start Outlook software, click on File tab at top of the corner and then click Add Account.
  2. Setup Option
    Select Manual setup or additional server types option at bottom side.
  3. Select Protocol Type
    Select POP or IMAP (connect to a POP and IMAP email account) option.
  4. POP and IMAP Account Settings
    Add following Mindspring server settings details as below.
    User Information
    Your Name: Whatever you want.
    Email Address: Enter your Mindspring email address.

    Server Information:
    Account Type: Select POP
    Incoming mail server: pop.mindspring.com
    Outgoing mail server(SMTP): smtpauth.earthlink.net

    Logon Information:
    User Name: Mindspring email address
    Password: Your account password
    Check Remember password.

    Require logon using secure password authentication: No

    Click More Settings Button
  5. Advanced Tab
    At the advanced tab, enter Mindspring incoming server (IMAP) 110 port, select SSL No at use the following type of encrypted connection. Enter Mindspring.com outgoing server (SMTP) 587 port and select SSL No at use the following type of encrypted connection then click OK.
  6. Testing
    Click next and Outlook tests the connection. Wait for it to complete.
  7. Done
    Congratulations, Now you can send and receive Mindspring.com mail on your Outlook software.