Roadrunner was launched long back under the name of Time Warner Cable but is currently operated by Charter Communications that comes under the Spectrum brand. Setting up and logging into a Roadrunner email account is quite easy but only if you have entered the correct email settings. Also, if you are going to set up a Roadrunner email on Outlook or any other third-party email client, you cannot skip these settings provided further in this guide otherwise you will face login issues with Roadrunner.

Roadrunner POP3 Settings

Here is how to set up a Roadrunner email account with POP3 settings:

1. Go to the ‘Settings’ section and click on ‘Add Account’.


2. In the given fields, enter the required information and once the information gets verified, you will have to enter the TWC mail servers information.

3. For Incoming Server, select POP3 and fill in the following information:

  • Hostname: pop-server.dc.rr.com
  • Username: full Roadrunner email address
  • Password: Roadrunner password

Click ‘Submit’

4. For the Outgoing server, select SMTP and enter the following information:

  • Hostname: mobile-SMTP.roadrunner.com
  • Username: full Roadrunner email address
  • Password: Roadrunner password

5. After that, select SMTP.roadrunner.com under the main server.

6. You will be directed towards a new page where you will need to fill in the following information:

  • SSL: None
  • Server port: 25

Click ‘Done’ and then go to the Advanced Settings Page and enter the following information:

  • SSL: None
  • Server port: pop-server.dc.rr.com
  • And click ‘Done’

Roadrunner IMAP Settings

Here’s how you can set up your Roadrunner email account using IMAP settings

1. Log in to your Roadrunner email account on the third-party email client as you usually do.

2. Now, select the manual setup option instead of the automatic configuration.

3. Now, select IMAP settings and enter the following information to configure the account:

  • Account type: IMAP
  • Incoming Server: twc.com
  • Incoming mail server port: 143
  • Security type: SSL/TLS
  • Outgoing Server: twc.com
  • Outgoing port: 587
  • Security type: none,
  • Insecure port: none

4. Also, enter the Roadrunner email address as well as password to complete the configuration.

5. Do not select the secure server and verified certificate option.

6. This will complete the SMTP authentication process and next, you have to again enter the Roadrunner email address and password and click ‘Next’.

7. Enter your screen name and finally click on ‘Done’.

Roadrunner SMTP Settings

For the Outgoing Server, here are the Spectrum Roadrunner email settings you need to apply:

  • Outgoing Email Server account type: SMTP
  • Outgoing Email Server username: Your full Roadrunner email address
  • Outgoing Email Server password: Your Roadrunner email password
  • Outgoing Email Server hostname: mail.twc.com
  • Outgoing Email Server Port: 587
  • Outgoing Email Server TLS/SSL required: YES
  • Authentication required: YES

All rr.com email settings mentioned above will help you to easily set up a roadrunner email account on any third-party email client.

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