How to set up email on iPhone & iPad

User Name : name@example.com
Your user name is your full email address
Incoming Server : mail.example.com
Ports : IMAP 143 / POP 110
Outgoing Server : smtp.example.com
Port : SMTP 587

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NEW: Try our Auto Configuration app to set up your new Apple or Mac Mail account ⇒ here

Alternatively follow this tutorial to manually set up you mail account:

This guide takes you step-by-step through the process of setting up a new email account on your iPhone or iPad.

If the Mail account is already set up, but giving errors – then refer to our  Troubleshooting guide.

Note: This guide defaults to IMAP and No SSL.

Replace example.com with your domain name

Add Mail Account

  1. Select the settings icon on your home screeniphone settings icon
  2. Select Mail
  3. Select Accounts 
  4. Select Add Account…iphone-add-account
  5. Select Other from the menu:iphone-other
  6. Select Add Mail Accountiphone-other-add-mail

    Enter your account information

  7. Enter your Name, Email & Password > Next
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      Configure Incoming and Outgoing Servers

  8. Select IMAP
  9. Scroll down to Incoming Mail Server and enter all the relevant details, then do the same for Outgoing Mail Server, as in the screen below and then select Next.
    • Ensure that User Name is the full email address
    • User Name & Password are the same for both Incoming & Outgoing serversiphone-server-settings

      Verify Server Identity

  10. You may receive a prompt asking you to verify the incoming and outgoing servers – you can click Continue for each.iphone-server-error
  11. Save iphone mail notes
  12. Choose the new account that you’ve just creatediphone-choose-new-accounttheniphone-choose-account
  13. Choose the SMTP serveriphone-choose-smtptheniphone-choose-smtp-2
  14. Check the SMTP settings:
  • User Name is the full email address
  • Use SSL is off
  • Athentication is Password
  • Server Port is 587
  • Doneiphone-smtp-settings

You have completed your account setup.

Congratulations! You have now successfully configured your email account on your iPhone.

Email still not working? Read our Troubleshooting Guide