Mindspring (Earthlink) email settings for iPhone

On this page you find the Mindspring (Earthlink) 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 Mindspring (Earthlink).

Mail settings Mindspring (Earthlink)

POP / IMAP pop3
Incoming server pop.mindspring.com
Incoming port 995
SSl (security) incoming ssl
Outgoing server smtpauth.earthlink.net
Outgoing port 587
Requires sign-in yes

iPhone guide to setup Mindspring (Earthlink) 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 Mindspring (Earthlink) email address
Password: your Mindspring (Earthlink) email password
Description: a personal description

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

Hostname: pop.mindspring.com
Username: your Mindspring (Earthlink) email address
Password: your Mindspring (Earthlink) email password

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

Hostname: smtpauth.earthlink.net
Username: your Mindspring (Earthlink) email address
Password: your Mindspring (Earthlink) 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 smtpauth.earthlink.net. Make sure the following information is correct:

Use SSL: on
Identity check: password
Server port: 587

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 Mindspring (Earthlink) users out? Please comment below!

  • can my iphone be set up for imap?

    2 months ago
  • I have new phone, and forgot my mindspring password. Please help. I do have another gmail one but mindspring is my main one. Thanks

    9 months ago
  • There is no place to put an outgoing port number when setting up email on Iphone XS Max...I want to be able to send with my alias address on my new phone as I did before with my old Iphone 7plus

    1 year ago
  • I have Mindspring. I have a new Iphone. I have a mindspring email address and an alias email....that does work. I cannot SEND mail from the new Iphone with my alias email as the sender....HELP! I forgot what to do...

    1 year ago
  • I'm not able to send messages from my iPhone ...

    3 years ago