How to Setup and Configure RoadRunner/Spectrum Email in Android and iPhone?

Most of the ISP(Internet Service Providers) offers a lot of add-ons with our service package. It Includes Free Streaming Services and Email Accounts also. Based on our plans, we will get the number of accounts free. Even if there are Large Email providers like Gmail and Outlook available in the market, to get the exclusive username without the numbers, We prefer other email providers. We also utilize Free ISP Email IDs. Charter Communications now acquire RoadRunner/TWC Internet service. They rebranded RoadRunner/TWC Email into Spectrum Mail. Due to the large volume of users, they completed the migration and kept Old service pages as active to redirect. Don’t worry; your email won’t go anywhere. We have to set up some settings to get your Email in your Android Mobile and iPhone.
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What does will happen to my Old RoadRunner/TWC/RR Email?

Don’t worry. Your Email ID won’t go anywhere. Instead of the Old login page, They moved to Spectrum.net. Whatever email ID extension you used before(rr.com, roadrunner.com, twc.com), You can still use those IDs. But, If you face any issues, you can either contact the Spectrum Support or try to change the details in settings as per the following Instructions.

Spectrum Email Migration

You can use the new Spectrum.net WebMail page to login to your account using your Username and Password. You can quickly login when you use the Web Browser. But, If you prefer your Phone app and Want to sync like the Gmail app, you can use the following method.

Setup and Configure RoadRunner/Spectrum/TWC/RR Email in Android

Based on your email extension, we have to modify the settings slightly. So, I will mention if there is a change in the parameters.

Step 1- Email App Installation

  • Download and Install an Email App from Play Store. You can use any Email app which you trust from the Play Store. Don’t Install any third-party apps from other websites.
  • Here I Take Microsoft Outlook App as an example. Because the UI looks simple, and we can trust this app compare with other apps. Gmail apps also have a feature to add third-party accounts. But, It may be difficult for some users in the first setup.

Step 2- Setup and Configure Email Gateway- roadrunner.com, rr.com, twc.com, spectrum.net

Email ID Microsoft Outlook Android App

  • Open Installed Email app.
  • Enter the full email ID in the username. Example- selva@rr.com, selva@roadrunner.com. Whatever Email, you have to Enter the full ID.
  • After entering the mail ID, Select setup manually.

SMTP Setup Microsoft Outlook Android App

  • Enter your full username and password. Enable Advanced settings. You will get a lot of Options like IMAP Settings, Port-like that. If you use Microsoft Outlook, most of the time, the app will detect all those things. But, When you didn’t get those forms to fill automatically, you can set up them manually using the following settings.

2.1- Fill the IMAP Server and Port Details

Based on your email extension, you have to select the different values. If you have rr.com, roadrunner.com, twc.com Email IDs, choose the first configuration. If you have a spectrum extension, you can choose the second one.

2.1.1- rr.com, roadrunner.com, twc.com extensions POP and IMAP Configuration

Account Type: POP or POP3

  • Incoming Mail Server: mail.twc.com
  • Incoming Server – POP3 port: 110
  • Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): mail.twc.com
  • Outgoing Server – SMTP port: 587
  • Inbound & Outbound User Name: Enter full email address
  • Inbound & Outbound Password: Email Password
  • SMTP Server Requires Authentication: Yes

Account Type: IMAP

  • Incoming Mail Server: mail.twc.com
  • Incoming Server -IMAP port: 143
  • Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): mail.twc.com
  • Outgoing Server – SMTP port: 587
  • Inbound & Outbound User Name: Enter full email address
  • Inbound & Outbound Password: Email Password
  • SMTP Server Requires Authentication: Yes

Note– If you receive an error from the above setup, change the Incoming server and Outgoing server as follows.

Incoming Server: pop-server.rr.com (or) pop-server.maine.rr.com

Outgoing Server: smtp-server.rr.com (or) smtp-server.maine.rr.com

2.1.2- Spectrum IMAP Configuration

Account Type: IMAP

  • Incoming Mail Server: mobile.charter.net
  • Incoming Server – POP3 port: 993
  • Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): mobile.charter.net
  • Outgoing Server – SMTP port: 587
  • Inbound & Outbound User Name: Enter full email address
  • Inbound & Outbound Password: Email Password
  • SMTP Server Requires Authentication: Yes

That’s all. After the verification, your Email will sync with your Email App.

Step 3- Using Email App After the Verification

Microsoft Outlook Settings App Screenshot

You can use the Email app like the Gmail App. Only UI Will differ. Other than all features will be the same as Gmail. You will receive Emails within your app. Enable the sync feature to get the Email in the Real-time. You can also send Emails using this app.

Setup and Configure RoadRunner/Spectrum/TWC/RR Email in iPhone (iOS)

Based on your email extension, we have to modify the settings slightly. So, I will mention if there is a change in the settings.

Step 1- Email App Installation

You can use the Default Email App in the iPhone, or you can use Other Email Apps from the App Store.

  • Download and Install an Email App from the App Store. You can use any Email app which you trust from the Play Store. Don’t Install any third-party apps from other websites.
  • Here I Take Default App as an example. Because the UI looks simple, and we can trust this app compare with other apps. Gmail apps also have a feature to add third-party accounts. But, It may be difficult for some users in the first setup. In Android, Microsoft’s outlook is better. In the iPhone, the default app can do better.

Step 2- Setup and Configure Email Gateway- roadrunner.com, rr.com, twc.com, spectrum.net

iPhone Email Setup

  • Open Installed Email app.
  • Enter the full email in the username. Example- selva@rr.com, selva@roadrunner.com. Whatever Email, you have to Enter the full ID.
  • After entering the mail ID, Select setup manually.
  • Enter your full username and password. Enable Advanced settings. You will get a lot of Options like IMAP Settings, Port-like that. If you use Microsoft Outlook, most of the time, the app will detect all those things. But, When you didn’t get those forms to fill automatically, you can set up them manually using the Android settings. The credentials are the same for both Android and iPhone. (Refer- 2.1- Fill the IMAP Server and Port Details).

FAQ

I am not a Spectrum User. Can I create a Spectrum Email ID?

No. You can’t. This extension email IDs are exclusive to Spectrum, Roadrunner Internet users.

I am Spectrum User. How to create a Spectrum Email ID?

Spectrum Email Username Creation

You can head over to the Spectrum Login Page. There should be an option as “Create Username,” Where you can create your username with your Mobile Number or Account Details(Account Number and Security Code). You can find these details in your Bill.

What will happen to my Old Email IDs?

You can still use those Old Email IDs, and There will be no change in the email extension. You can also create New extension Email IDs in the Spectrum site.

Can’t find Roadrunner Email Login Page

 All the rr.com, roadrunner.com, twc.com login pages moved to Webmail Spectrum Page.

Wrap Up

You can set up any Email Providers in your Android Mobiles and iPhone using the above method. Only Values will differ. Other sites pretend to be the RoadRunner sites. Don’t enter your username and Password in those sites. You should be aware that all the Old Official Email sites redirected to the spectrum. Also, Don’t call any Toll Free numbers available on the Internet. Only contact the Official Spectrum contact us page. I Know the setup may not easy like the Gmail and Other Email Account setup. But, If you want to use a unique name other than numbered combinations, you should take some initial configurations. Instead of Installing a lot of Emails Applications, you can add all accounts within one app. Email App is one of the must-have things on your mobile. When you face any problem during the process, comment below.

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