Setting up an iPhone with Auth on SMTP Submit and EIMS

Wed, 27 Aug 2008

To get an iPhone to play nicely with EIMS (Eudora Internet Mail Server), these are roughly the steps to take:

  1. On the home screen, tap the Settings app
    Screenshot of iPhone: Home screen

  2. On the Settings screen, scroll down and tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars
    Screenshot of iPhone: Settings app

  3. Tap the account that you want to configure
    Screenshot of iPhone: Mail, Contacts, Calendars

  4. Scroll down and tap SMTP
    Screenshot of iPhone:Mail Account screen

  5. Tap the server you want to configure
    Screenshot of iPhone: SMTP screen

  6. Set the options as appropriate for your mail server
    Screenshot of iPhone: SMTP Server settings screen

  7. When you're done, just tap the SMTP button at the top to save the settings.

For most EIMS setups the settings are likely to be:

  • Host, User and Password as normal
  • Use SSL: off
  • Authentication: MD5 Challenge-Response
  • Server Port: 587
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