Set your mindspring.com email in outlook using imap settings.
First,open outlook.Click the File button on the top left of the screen to open the menu.You will see a button named + Add Account. Click it and a new tab will appear on the screen.
- Select the IMAP method when you are asked how you want to set the account.
- Next another window will come up:
- For the incoming sever type: imap.earthlink.net ,in the port tab type 143 and the for the encryption method select “none”
- For the outgoing server type: smtpauth.earthlink.net ,in the port tab type 587 and for the encryption method select STARTLS.
- Click connect and afterward you have to enter your email password then connect once more.