Roadrunner Email Settings for iPhone | How to Add RR Email To iPad & iPhone

Few days ago I got a call from a friend asking how to carry out Roadrunner email settings on his new iPhone. I was actually amazed he was asking this because he already has an iPad and didn’t seem to have any problem setting up Roadrunner email account on it.

While looking into his issue, I remembered that I once had this same problem, which I assume is causing a lot of confusion for other unidentified people still looking for the Roadrunner email settings for iPhone or iPad settings.

I picked out that if my friend needed instructions on how to set up Roadrunner email on her iPhone, he probably wasn’t the only one, thus this write up.

While doing Roadrunner email settings, it is advised that you use IMAP for setting up the rr email on your iPhone, because the Roadrunner IMAP Settings and POP3 are the e-mail protocol you need to access, send or receive your emails from anywhere.

Roadrunner Email Settings for iPhone

Note that these guide may have been written for Roadrunner by other writers, but the process is exactly the same whether you want to set up Roadrunner email account on your iPhone or iPod. This tutorial shows you how to do this on an iPhone, but the steps are identical on iPad.

Below are the steps to follow to set up Roadrunner email settings for iPhone, iPad, Mac Books etc.

Roadrunner Email Settings for your iPhone (using IMAP)

  1. Go to Settings on your iPhone from the home screen.
  2. Choose the option “Mails, Contacts and Calendars” under settings.
  3. Tap on “Passwords and Accounts” and then press “Add Account”. Different e-mail hosts will appear on your iPhone screen.
  4. Then tap on “Others” option and select click “Add Mail Account”. Now you will be taken to the next page where information about the rr email will be required.
  5. The details are your Name, Address, Password and Description. Input a name that you like to use for the Roadrunner email on your iPhone. The address is your rr email ID, and enter the password for it. The description box gets filled automatically.
  6. Once you have completed this step, tap “Next”.
  7. Upon fulfilling this, verification of the email starts, then you need to enter server information and the details of the rr mail login.

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Accordingly, here are the ways you will fill the details of the rr mail account, such as account type, incoming and outgoing server.

  • Account Type: IMAP
  • Incoming Server for e-mail:
  • Outgoing Server for e-mail:

Note that username is your Roadrunner email address itself. Once you finish entering the username, enter your password that is used for sign in purpose.

For more advanced settings, you can use the information below

  • Incoming Server (IMAP): 993
  • Outgoing Server (SMTP): 587
  • SSL: Click “ON” SSL setting for both IMAP and SMTP.

Use the information below to complete the setting of the Roadrunner email account on your iPhone if you cannot send message.

  • Account Type: IMAP
  • Incoming Server for e-mail:
  • Outgoing Server for e-mail:
  • Then, select “Yes” or “Checked” for this prompt.

That is it on Roadrunner setup for iPhone using IMAP

Roadrunner Email Settings (POP3)

  1. Go to “Settings” on your iPhone and tap “Mail, Contacts and Calendar”.
  2. Then, select “Add Account” and also select “Other”.
  3. Tap “Add Mail Account” and provide details of the mail you want to add to your iPhone.
  4. Enter your Name, rr email address, password and the description. On the description field, you can enter “Roadrunner”.
  5. After the email verification, you need to provide the server information.
  6. First, choose Roadrunner email settings POP3 under the incoming mail server. You will be asked to submit a few details. For incoming mail server:
  • Hostname:
  • Username: Your mail addresses
  • Password: The password required for signing up.

7. Next, you need to provide the outgoing mail server. Here you have to provide the following details;

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  • Hostname:
  • Username: Your mail addresses
  • Password: The password required for signing up.

8. You are almost at the completion stage of the Roadrunner Email Settings For iPhone

9. Tap “Save” and then tap on to your e-mail address in the next page.
10. Then navigate down in that page. Below the outgoing mail server, tap onto STMP option and then under “Main Server”, select
11. On the next page, the SSL and Server port details are displayed. Make sure SSL displays “None” and Server port displays “25”.
12. Then log out of the Main Server page by tapping “Done”.

13. Then select “Advanced”. Here the SSL and Server port details are displayed too.
Make sure that the SSL says none and the Server port displays
14. Select “Done” and get back to the previous screen. From there your Roadrunner email address settings on your iPhone will be fully configured by using POP3.

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Note Also that by default, only one week worth of emails is synced with your iPhone, but you can easily change that. To do so, go back to Settings > Accounts & Passwords > Roadrunner> Mail Days to Sync > and choose how many days should be synced. If you want to have access to all your emails, choose No Limit.

Obviously, setting up Hotmail on iPhone is pretty easy. Do not forget that adding rr email account to iPad is just as easy. Just follow the steps above and you should be up and running in no time.

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