Hotmail email settings for iPhone

On this page you find the Hotmail mail settings for iPhone. Follow the step-by-step iPhone guide or use the settings overview with the imap and pop3 server email settings for Hotmail.

Mail settings Hotmail

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

iPhone guide to setup Hotmail mail

1 Open 'Settings', click on 'Passwords & accounts' and 'Add account'.

Click on your provider name if it's listed, otherwise click on 'Other'

2 Choose 'Add mail account', and enter the following information:

Name: your own name
Email: your Hotmail email address
Password: your Hotmail email password
Description: a personal description

3 Choose imap and enter the following details under 'Incoming mail server':

Username: your Hotmail email address
Password: your Hotmail email password

4 Under 'Outgoing mail server' enter the details below and choose 'next':

Username: your Hotmail email address
Password: your Hotmail email password

5 Make sure 'Email' is checked and click 'Save'.

Your email account is now saved. In the next steps we check if all settings are correct.

6 Click on your newly created email address and choose 'Advanced'. Make sure that the following data is correct under 'Incoming server':

Use SSL: on
Identity check: password
Server port: 993

7 Go back to the previous screen and under 'Outgoing server' click on Make sure the following information is correct:

Use SSL: on
Identity check: password
Server port: 587

8 Choose 'Done' at the top right and restart the iPhone to activate the settings.

Congratulations, your account is now set up. Open the mail app to use your account.

Question and Answer

Have a question regarding your iPhone email setup or think you can help other Hotmail users out? Please comment below!

  • Please if anyone can help find the IMAP option on my settings on my iPhone 6s, as I am not getting or receiving emails, I must be very stupid, but I have tried , and followed all instructions but some how I can’t locate imap , so I can change the settings. Please help

    3 weeks ago
  • Can’t get emails on iPhone got it on iPad

    4 weeks ago
  • I forgot my email password

    2 months ago
  • I have pressed in all the details above but when i try to save it it says "Username or password for "hotmail" is incorrect

    2 months ago
  • i followed all the steps and email works perfectly but i can't see calendar and contacts !

    3 months ago
  • I have an iPhone XS Max running the latest iOS and I Have a second hotmail account setup in a Third party email app, “typeapp”. Recently I lost access to the account. I have searched the web and have tried many different tips. It seems that the IMAP settings are accepted because it Sends me to the SMTP settings. That is where I get the error message, “cannot connect to server.” Please help me?

    6 months ago
  • I can’t send email

    7 months ago
  • The mail server is not responding. My incoming server is set at 995 and I can’t change it to 993 like some sites state it won’t verify

    7 months ago
  • Hi, I am trying to set up my hotmail account on my new iPhone but keep receiving the same message, " is not responding" I have the correct password for my account . Can you help please?

    8 months ago
  • Find my email address

    9 months ago