iPhone - Hotmail mail setup

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

  • Successfully I solve the error warning through setting the belows: 1. Host Name of incoming mail server: imap-mail.outlook.com 2. Host Name outgoing mail server: smtp-mail.outlook.com

    7 months ago
  • Cannot get mail

    8 months ago
  • I can read my emails

    8 months ago
  • 03077757777

    10 months ago
  • I cannot get mail,I have tried everything,I'm getting it on my iPad but not on my phone which I got from bt last week

    11 months ago
  • My incoming mail server for Hotmail on iPhone is pop3.live.com but gives an username / password error.My outgoing mail server smtp.live.com accepts the same username/password. I can send mail but cannot receive mail. Any suggestions?

    11 months ago
  • My incoming mail server for Hotmail on iPhone is pop3.live.com but gives an username / password error.My outgoing mail server smtp.live.com accepts the same username/password. I can send mail but cannot receive mail. Any suggestions?

    11 months ago
  • I have iphone 6S. Settings in your intenet pages are poor. It wont work. Can you help ? It says that SSL connection is a problem.

    1 year ago
  • Please reset my email asap. Thanks

    2 years ago
  • Hi I have had to add a new email address as my email was hacked the fraud squad told me to do this but there are some emails that I need to keep how can I transfer them to my new email please

    3 years 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