Hotmail mail setup iPhone

Set up iPhone Hotmail

On this page you'll find the Hotmail mail settings for iPhone and iPad. Besides an overview with the imap and pop3 server mailsettings for Hotmail, we offer you a comprehensive guide for setting up your Hotmail 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 Hotmail email-address
Password: your Hotmail email-password
Description: enter "Hotmail"

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

Hostname: pop3.live.com
Username: email
Password: your email-password

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

Hostname: smtp.live.com
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.live.com and make sure the following information is displayed:

SSL: ssl
Serverport: 587

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

SSL: ssl
Serverport: pop3.live.com

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

Question and Answer

  • Find my email address

    1 month ago
  • Hi! I have pressed in all the details above but when i try to save it it says "Username or password for "hotmail" is incorrect, which it isnt.. So I dont know how to fix this problem as ive tried for a long time now and Ive done it before when it worked, so dont think im doing anything wrong?!? :) Please help

    1 month ago
  • Unable to receive mail even after testing pop3 live and passwords. Please help!!!!!!

    1 month ago
  • The mail server ‘pop3.live.com’ is not responding. Verify that you have entered the correct account info in Mail settings

    3 months ago
  • I need to reset my password

    3 months ago
  • The mail server pop3.live.com is not responding ...

    3 months ago
  • I can not get emails the last two or three days .

    4 months ago
  • My incoming mail server for Hotmail on iPhone is pop3.live.com but gives an username / password error. Any suggestions?

    5 months ago
  • my mail has been deleted from my iphone 8 how do i recover it

    6 months ago
  • I’d like to create email with hotmail

    6 months ago

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Mail settings Hotmail

POP / IMAP imap
Incoming server pop3.live.com
Incoming port 993
SSl (security) incoming ssl
Outgoing server smtp.live.com
Outgoing port 587
Requires sign-in yes