How to Create a Roadrunner Email

By Charlie Gaston

When customers sign up for Roadrunner, a master account name (for example, and password is provided. Using this master account name, the customer can then sign up for a "friendlier" account name using a sub-account. (In other words, though the master account name cannot be changed, Roadrunner allows customers to create their own unique and original sub-account name.) Setting up a Roadrunner email account is easy. All you have to do is follow the steps below to begin sending and receiving emails through Roadrunner.

Step 1

Open Outlook Express.

Step 2

Access "Accounts" using the Tools menu.

Step 3

Move the mouse arrow over the Mail tab and click.

Step 4

Choose "Add" followed by "Mail" to start the wizard-based process.

Step 5

Enter your name as you want it to appear on all outgoing messages. Click the "Next" button.

Step 6

Type your email address. It should match the following format: "" Click "Next."

Step 7

Choose POP3 from the drop-down list provided in the E-mail Server Names window.

Step 8

Type "" in the server field labeled "Incoming Mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP)."

Step 9

Type "" in the field labeled, "Outgoing Mail (SMTP)." Click "Next."

Step 10

Enter your username and password. Type your username in the field labeled "POP Account Name." Next, type your password in the field labeled "Password." Click "Next."

Step 11

Click "Finish" to save your settings. The wizard will now exit and bring up the Internet accounts window.

Step 12

Verify that the default Account Name is correct.

Step 13

Confirm that the General tab appears on your screen. Click "Apply" and then "OK."

Tips & Warnings

  • Roadrunner is offered through Time Warner Cable.Contact the Roadrunner webmaster by email at