Centurylink email settings for iPhone

On this page you find the Centurylink mail settings for iPhone. Follow the step-by-step iPhone guide or use the settings overview with the imap and pop3 server email settings for Centurylink.

Mail settings Centurylink

POP / IMAP pop3
Incoming server pop.centurylink.net
Incoming port 993
SSl (security) incoming ssl
Outgoing server pop.centurylink.net
Outgoing port 143
Requires sign-in yes

iPhone guide to setup Centurylink mail

1 Open 'Settings', click on 'Passwords & accounts' and 'Add account'.

Click on your provider name if it's listed, otherwise click on 'Other'

2 Choose 'Add mail account', and enter the following information:

Name: your own name
Email: your Centurylink email address
Password: your Centurylink email password
Description: a personal description

3 Choose pop3 and enter the following details under 'Incoming mail server':

Hostname: pop.centurylink.net
Username: your Centurylink email address
Password: your Centurylink email password

4 Under 'Outgoing mail server' enter the details below and choose 'next':

Hostname: pop.centurylink.net
Username: your Centurylink email address
Password: your Centurylink email password

5 Make sure 'Email' is checked and click 'Save'.

Your email account is now saved. In the next steps we check if all settings are correct.

6 Click on your newly created email address and choose 'Advanced'. Make sure that the following data is correct under 'Incoming server':

Use SSL: on
Identity check: password
Server port: 993

7 Go back to the previous screen and under 'Outgoing server' click on pop.centurylink.net. Make sure the following information is correct:

Use SSL: on
Identity check: password
Server port: 143

8 Choose 'Done' at the top right and restart the iPhone to activate the settings.

Congratulations, your account is now set up. Open the mail app to use your account.

Question and Answer

Have a question regarding your iPhone email setup or think you can help other Centurylink users out? Please comment below!

  • I have tried many times to set up my email and it says user name or password not correct. I know it is the correct for my account (anitak@gulftel.com). I appreciate any help.

    1 month ago
  • Is incoming and outgoing mail server pop or is outgoing smtp?

    2 months ago
  • I cannot set up my email on my iphone X - I followed all the examples above - What next ?

    3 months ago
  • I cannot set up my email on my iphone X - I followed all the examples above - What next ?

    3 months ago
  • I followed the steps above and still cannot setup my centuryel email address

    3 months ago
  • So I’m i set up to only pay $20

    5 months ago
  • So I’m i set up to only pay $20

    5 months ago
  • So I’m i set up to only pay $20

    5 months ago
  • My new email password isnt working that i was given. Havent been able ro get into it in months

    6 months ago
  • My new email password isnt working that i was given. Havent been able ro get into it in months

    6 months ago