iPhone - Freeserve mail setup

Set up iPhone Freeserve

On this page you'll find the Freeserve mail settings for iPhone and iPad. Besides an overview with the imap and pop3 server mailsettings for Freeserve, we offer you a comprehensive guide for setting up your Freeserve email on your iPhone or iPad.

The exact steps may vary by model, but all the settings can to be found here. If you don't succeed or you think something is not right, do not hesitate to ask your question at the bottom of the page!

1 Choose settings

2 Scroll down and choose Mail, Contacts and Calendars

3 Tap Add account and select Other

4 Tap Add Mail Account and enter the following information:

Name: your name
Email: your Freeserve email-address
Password: your Freeserve email-password
Description: enter "Freeserve"

5 Choose pop3 under incoming mail server and enter the following information:

Hostname: pop.freeserve.co.uk
Username: email
Password: your email-password

6 Scroll down and under outgoing mail server, enter the following information:

Hostname: smtp.orange.net
Username: email
Password: your email-password

7 Tap save and in select your emailadress in the next screen.

8 Scroll down and under outgoing mail server choose SMTP.

9 Under Main server select smtp.orange.net and make sure the following information is displayed:

SSL: none
Serverport: 25

10 Tap done and go to the previous screen. Choose Advanced and make sure the following information is correct:

SSL: none
Serverport: pop.freeserve.co.uk

11 Again, go back to the previous screen. Restart your iPhone to finish the setup!

Question and Answer

  • followed all instructions and still cant set up email account on my iphone 4 for freeserve.

    4 months ago
  • How can I backup my emails because Orange email is closing down in May. many thanks

    4 months ago
  • Hiya, I have tried all of the above step by step but all that keeps coming up is that the incoming sever setting is incorrect. Please can you advise?

    4 months ago
  • I have an iPhone 6 I can now send emails but still cannot receive them. I have asked for help from Apple and they can't do anything. Please help. Trix

    4 months ago
  • Hi, I have tried the above and now receive emails but it will not send it just puts it in the outbax

    5 months ago
  • Followed the instructions to set up email on new iPhone se keep getting a message stating Cannot connect using SSL - is there something else I need to do or change

    6 months ago
  • I cant receive any emails which was working fine until last night , i can get them on my i pad but not my laptop , could you possibly help me ? thanks David

    7 months ago
  • I am trying to set up my email it says cannot connect using ssl do you want to try setting up the account without ssl

    8 months ago
  • I am trying to set up my email it says cannot connect using ssl do you want to try setting up the account without ssl

    8 months ago
  • try to connect to my freeserve.co.uk account but get SMTP error "smtp Submission failed. Server 'smtp.orange.net' port 587. Tried many time and many days. What is the right port for smtp for freeserve.co.uk account?

    8 months ago

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Mail settings Freeserve

POP / IMAP pop3
Incoming server pop.freeserve.co.uk
Incoming port 110
SSl (security) incoming none
Outgoing server smtp.orange.net
Outgoing port 25
Requires sign-in no