Step 1: First locate the "Settings" icon and tap it.
Step 2: Tap on the "Mail" tab. (NOTE: This could also be labeled as "Mail, Contacts, Calendars")
Step 3: Tap on the "Accounts" option.
Step 4: Tap on the "Add Account" option.
Step 5: Tap on "Other" at the bottom of the list of email services.
Step 6: Tap on the "Add Mail Account" option.
Step 7: Enter you name into the "Name" field, your full email into the "Email" field, your email password into the "Password" field, and you choice of description within the "Description" field (e.g. "MetaLINK Email" or "My Email"). After you have filled in all of the fields, tap on "Next" in the top right.
Step 8: The next page asks you to select either IMAP or POP. The email account can be either IMAP4 or POP3, however in most cases you will used IMAP4. You can find the difference between IMAP and POP by clicking here: The Difference Between IMAP and POP. Once you have made your decision, enter you name, full email password, and account description into the "Name", "Password", and "Description" fields again if they are not populated already. Then scroll down to view more settings on the page.
Step 9: Once you scroll down, you will see an "Incoming Mail Server" and "Outgoing Mail Server". Both of these sections will hold identical information. Under each section input "mail.metalink.net" in the "Host Name" fields, you FULL email address in the "User Name" fields, and your email password in the "Password" fields. After you have entered the information, tap on "Next" in the top right.
Step 10: Ensure that "Mail" is switched on and tap "Save".
Step 11: Tap on the new account you have just created. It should be labeled as the "Description" you used on Step 7.
Step 12: Tap on the "Account" option.
Step 13: Tap on the "SMTP" option under "Outgoing Mail Server".
Step 14: Tap on "mail.metalink.net" under "Primary Server".
Step 15: On this page ensure that "Use SSL" is turned OFF, "Authentication" should be set to "Password" and the "Server Port" should be "587". These settings are very important. After you have verified these settings, tap on "Done" in the top right.
Step 16: Tap on "Account" in the top left.
Step 17: Tap on the "Advanced" option at the bottom of the page.
Step 18: Scroll down to near the bottom of this next page and look for the "Incoming Settings" section. Under this section please ensure that "Use SSL" is switched ON, "Authentication" should be set as "Password", and the "Server Port" should be 993 if you chose and IMAP account or 995 if you chose POP. These settings are very important. Once you have verified these settings, tap on "Account" in the top left.
Step 19: Tap on "Done" in the top right.
FINISHED: You have now successfully configured your email on your iPhone.
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