Embarq email settings for iPhone

On this page you find the Embarq 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 Embarq.

Mail settings Embarq

POP / IMAP pop3
Incoming server pop.embarqmail.com
Incoming port 995
SSl (security) incoming ssl
Outgoing server smtp.embarqmail.com
Outgoing port 465
Requires sign-in yes

iPhone guide to setup Embarq 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 Embarq email address
Password: your Embarq email password
Description: a personal description

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

Hostname: pop.embarqmail.com
Username: your Embarq email address
Password: your Embarq email password

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

Hostname: smtp.embarqmail.com
Username: your Embarq email address
Password: your Embarq 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: 995

7 Go back to the previous screen and under 'Outgoing server' click on smtp.embarqmail.com. Make sure the following information is correct:

Use SSL: on
Identity check: password
Server port: 465

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 Embarq users out? Please comment below!

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    1 year ago
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    2 years ago
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    3 years ago
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    3 years ago
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    3 years ago
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