Setup Earthlink email on iphone

Setup Earthlink email on iphone

If you have switched to EarthLink mail and want to Setup Earthlink email on iphone, here, we will guide you through simple steps.

The setup involves two email server settings:

  • Step : 1 EarthLink IMAP settings. Your account's incoming emails are handled by the IMAP server.
  • Step : 2 EarthLink SMTP settings. Your account's outgoing emails are handled by the SMTP server.

EarthLink IMAP Configuration

Follow the instructions given below and enter the following information for the EarthLink IMAP settings for incoming email services:
Setup Earthlink email on iphone
  • Step : 1 Enter your EarthLink email account.
  • Step : 2 Click on Settings.
  • Step : 3 Now, choose your account.
  • Step : 4 Select IMAP from the drop-down menu.
  • Step : 5 Enter 'imap.earthlink.net' in the 'Incoming Mail Server' field.
  • Step : 6 The value in the 'Incoming Port Number' should be '143.'
  • Step : 7 As the 'Outgoing Mail Server,' type 'smtpauth.earthlink.net.'
  • Step : 8 The Outgoing Port Number should be 587.
  • Step : 9 Click on the Next button.

You have now configured your IMAP account.

EarthLink Email SMTP Server Configuration

Follow these steps and enter the information for the EarthLink SMTP server settings for outgoing email services:

Setup Earthlink email on iphone
  • Step : 1 Select the Mail icon.
  • Step : 2 Click the Accounts section.
  • Step : 3 Enter your EarthLink email address.
  • Step : 4 Fill in your entire email address in the username field.
  • Step : 5 When prompted, enter your email password.
  • Step : 6 The server's hostname should be smtpauth.earthlink.net.
  • Step : 7 The port value is 587.
  • Step : 8 Yes. An SSL/TLS certificate is required.
  • Step : 9 If the test parameters are enabled, run the test.

If everything turns out fine, you've successfully enabled the SMTP settings for Earthlink.

Setup Earthlink email on iphone

Steps to set up Earthlink email on iPhone

  • Step : 1 From the Add Account menu, select 'Other.'
  • Setup Earthlink email on iphone
  • Step : 2 Enter the following information in the Add Mail Account tab.
    • Step : 1 Enter your full name, email address, and email password.
    • Step : 2 In the Description field, enter 'EarthLink.' 
    Setup Earthlink email on iphone
  • Step : 3 In the 'Incoming Mail Server Setting' field, enter the following:
    • Step : 1 The hostname should be pop.earthlink.net.
    • Step : 2 Your email address should be your username.
    • Step : 3 Your email password should be the default password.
    Setup Earthlink email on iphone
  • Step : 4 Enter the following in the 'Outgoing Mail Server Settings' field:
  • Setup Earthlink email on iphone
    • Step : 1 smtpauth.earthlink.net should be the hostname.
    • Step : 2 The username should be the email address and the same password you use for your email id.
    • Step : 3 Save the changes and go to the next step.
    • Step : 4 Enter the following under 'Mail Server Settings.'
    • Step : 5 SSL should be left as it is. 
    • Step : 6 The server port value should be 587.
    • Step : 7 Click the Save button.
    • Step : 8 Restart your iPhone.

Now, you have learned how to Setup Earthlink email on iphone.

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