How to set up your email on a Mac

Choose your email address domain from the dropdown below to see the POP/SMTP server settings: centurylink.net or qwestoffice.net, or other: centurytel.net, clds.net, coastalnow.net, cochill.net, cswnet.com, elpasotel.net, embarqmail.com, emadisonriver.com, emadisonriver.net, gallatinriver.net, grics.net, gulftel.com, madisonriver.biz, mebtel.net, qwest.net, q.com

Reminder: You must create your email address before you can set it up on your device.  

NOTE: Email setup can vary by operating system. The steps on this page are general. If you have trouble, refer to the instructions for your specific system. You will need the POP/SMTP settings for your email account to complete the setup. You will also need the POP/SMTP settings if you need to edit your email settings for incoming and outgoing messages. Select your email from the dropdown above to see the correct settings.

  1. To set-up your e-mail:
    a. Select the "Mail" stamp icon. If the email setup wizard doesn't start...
    b. Select "Mail"
    c. Select "Add Account"
  1. Select "Add Other Mail Account", then select "Continue."
  1. Do the following:
    a. Enter your "Full Name"
    b. Enter your "Email Address"
    c. Enter your "Password"
    d. Select "Create"
  1. You have completed the set-up.

    If you see a screen that says "Account must be manually configured", select "Next" and proceed to the next step.
  1. Do the following:
    a. Select the POP tab
    b. Enter pop.centurylink.net for the 'Mail Server'
    c. Enter your full email address for the 'User Name'
    d. Enter your 'Password'
    e. Select "Next"
  1.  Enter 995 for the port and check 'Use SSL', then select 'Next.'
  1. For the Outgoing Mail Server info, do the following:
    a. Enter smtp.centurylink.net for the 'SMTP Server'
    b. Enter your full email address for the 'User Name'
    c. Enter your 'Password'
    d. Select 'Create'
  1. Enter 587 for the port and un-check 'Use SSL', then select 'Create' to finish the setup.
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