Set up (Internet America) on iPhone – POP/IMAP Settings

Internet America is a popular internet service provider that also offers a webmail service known as or Internet America email. You can access your Internet America email account on the web as well as on your iPhone. As far as iPhone is concerned, you can access the email either via safari browser or via “Mail” app for iPhone. Receiving and sending email on iPhone using safari browser is very easy. However, the experience and features are not that great as compared to using Internet America Email account on iPhone via “mail” app.

“Mail” is the dedicated app for emailing on iPhone and it works really well with email account. Through this post, you can not only check the IMAP/ POP settings to configure on iPhone but you can also follow the complete process to set up Internet America email on iPhone.

What are the requirements to set up email on iPhone?

Make sure you have the following things handy while setting up emails on iPhone.

  1. Your email address
  2. net username.
  3. Password of your (Internet America) email account.
  4. Fast wifi or mobile Internet connection. (Internet America) IMAP settings for iPhone

Here are the IMAP settings that you need to install in your iPhone so that you can access emails on your iPhone. 

Incoming Mail server Hostname
Incoming server port 143
SSL/ Incoming server security None
Outgoing mail server hostname.
Outgoing server port 587
Requires sign in Yes

No need to worry if you don’t know how to use these settings in order to set up email on iPhone. You just need to follow the steps given below in this post. 

How to set up or Internet America email on your iPhone?

The steps you need to follow in order to add (Internet America) email on iPhone are as follows:

  1. Run “Settings” app on your iPhone.
  2. Scroll down and choose “Mail, Contacts, Calendars”.
  3. Tap on the “Add Account” option available under the “Mail, Contacts, Calendars” setting.
  4. Now, a list of email service providers such as Google, Yahoo, AOL, Outlook etc. will appear on your screen. Here, you need to tap “Other” from the bottom of the list because settings are not preconfigured in iPhone.
  5. After that, you have to tap “Add Mail Account” button available under the “Mail” option.
  6. Now, to set up a new mail account, you need to provide the following information
    1. Name: Enter your name (The name you will enter here will display in the “from” field of your sent emails.
    2. Email: Provide your email address.
    3. Password: Enter your (Internet America) email password.
    4. Description: Write a short description as per your choice or simply type “Internet America”.
  7. Then, at the top of the screen, you will find POP/ IMAP tabs. Here, you need to select “IMAP”.
  8. Now, enter the Incoming Mail server settings/ information as follows:
    1. Incoming Server Host Name:
    2. Username: your email username (first part of the email address).
    3. Password: your (Internet America) password.
  9. Just below the Incoming Mail server, you can find the option to enter Outgoing Mail server information. Outgoing mail server info. for (Internet America) are as follows:
    1. Outgoing server Host Name:
    2. User name: (Internet America) username
    3. Password: (Internet America) password
  10. Once you are done with providing Incoming/ Outgoing server information, you need to tap “save”.
  11. Choose your email address on the next screen.
  12. Then, choose the “SMTP” option available under the “Outgoing mail server”.
  13. Make sure “” is selected as the main server and verify the following info.
    1. SSL: SSL
    2. Server port: 587
  14. Press “Done” and move back to the previous screen. Here, you need to open the “Advanced” tab and ensure that the following information is correctly appearing
    1. SSL: none
    2. Server port:
  15. Finally, restart your smartphone to save the changes.

You can now launch the “Mail” app in your iPhone and check your emails.

Other Important Guidelines

  • In this post, we have discussed general steps for adding emails on iPhone. However, some of the steps may vary according to the model and Operating system of your iPhone. For example – If you are using iPhone 10 then steps you need to follow in different from some steps applicable for iPhone 5.
  • Adding a new email account in “mail” app can delete the previously downloaded emails. That’s why you should take a backup of previously downloaded emails before setting up email account.
  • If you face problems in receiving/ sending emails even after configuring (Internet America) email in iPhone then you should re-check server hostname and port.