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Setup Your Email Account in Apple iPhone for LinkSky Hosting

Part 1 – Get Your Email Account Settings from cPanel

Part 2 – Setup Email on Apple iPhone

Use email account settings to setup iPhone:

  1. Tap "Settings" icon
  2. Tap "Mail, Contacts, Calendars"
  3. Tap "Add Account"
  4. Tap "Other"
  5. Tap "Add Mail Account"
  6. Enter your email account settings
    • Name – Your first and last name
    • Email – Your full email address
    • Password – Your email password (this is not the same as your cPanel password)
    • Description – Your full email address
  7. Enter your email account settings
    • Select "IMAP"
    • Name – Your first and last name
    • Email – Your full email address
    • Description – Your full email address
    • Incoming Mail Server
      • Host Name – Use the Secure SSL "Incoming Server" setting from cPanel
      • User Name – Your full email address
      • Password – Your email password (this is not the same as your cPanel password)
    • Outgoing Mail Server (these fields are required, even though Apple labeled them "Optional")
      • Host Name – Use the Secure SSL "Outgoing Server" setting from cPanel
      • User Name – Your full email address
      • Password – Your email password (this is not the same as your cPanel password)
    • Tap "Save" (or "Next" or "Continue" depending on your iOS version)
  8. Tap "Save"
    • Note: Your iPhone may try to check your settings at this point, but will fail, since there are a few more settings to configure. This is expected behavior.
  9. Go back into the settings for your new email account by selecting it from your list of accounts
  10. Tap on your IMAP account again (under the "IMAP" heading)
  11. Scroll down and tap "SMTP"
  12. Tap the primary server (under the "Primary Server" heading)
  13. Adjust settings
    • Host Name – Verify the Host Name has been entered; use the Secure SSL "Outgoing Server" setting from cPanel
    • User Name – Verify your User Name has been entered; use your full email address
    • Password – Verify your Password has been entered (will show as dots); use your email password (this is not the same as your cPanel password)
    • Use SSL – set to ON (if it is not already)
    • Authentication – set to Password (if it is not already)
    • Server Port – set to 465
  14. Tap "Done"
  15. Tap return to "Account"
  16. Your iPhone will verify your settings, if you receive an error message, re-check your settings.
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