How to Set Up a Time Warner Email

By Traci Bridges

Time Warner Cable offers high-speed Internet access and email. The company's email service is known as Roadrunner. The broadband connection will make accessing your email quicker and more convenient. Once you've established service and installed your modem, you can install your email. It's easy to set up a Time Warner email account, and once you've got it up and running, you can access your email from anywhere.

Step 1

Go to Have your account number ready. You will see a pulldown menu. Select your state. You will be directed to the page for your regional division of Time Warner Cable. The regional page will allow you to create a new account.

Step 2

Click on the "Self Care" link. Choose an account name and password. If the name you choose is already taken, add a number or letter to it until you find one that is not in use by someone else. Your chosen name plus "" will be your new e-mail name.

Step 3

Start email software. If you use Windows or Outlook, go to the "Tools" menu and click on "Accounts." If you use Apple, go to "Mail Menu" and click on "Preferences." Then click on the "Accounts" icon at the top of your window.

Step 4

Enter the following fields:Email server: POP3Incoming (POP) server: pop-server.domain.rr.comOutcoming (SMTP) server: smtp-server.domain.rr.comUsername: Your e-mail address without the "" suffixPassword: the password you set earlierYou don't need to select authentication for SMTP server or any advanced security.

Step 5

Use any special features that interest you or suit your email needs. For example, you might want to create special files for certain emails or a signature that will appear at the bottom of every email you create.