How to set up CenturyLink email on an iOS device

Follow these step-by-step instructions to set up your CenturyLink email on an iPhone or iPad.

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Set up email on an iPad or iPhone

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 operating system.

1. Open your device Settings.

2. Select Mail.

screenshot iPhone showing Settings-Mail

3. Select Accounts.

screenshot iPhone Mail-Accounts

4. Select Add Account.

screenshot iPhone Mail-Accounts-Add Account

5. Select Other.

screenshot iPhone Add Account-Other

6. Select Add Mail Account.

screenshot iPhone Add Mail Account

7. Enter the name, email address, password, and description for the new account, then select Next.

screenshot iPhone New Account credentials

8. If your email does not automatically configure, enter the IMAP info.

Incoming Mail Server:

  • Host Name:

  • Username:
    your full email address

Outgoing Mail Server:

  • Host Name:

  • Username:  
    your full email address
screenshot iPhone IMAP settings

9. Select Save to complete setup.

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