mail setup on iPhone

On this page you find the 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

iPhone guide to setup 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 email address
Password: your email password
Description: a personal description

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

Username: your email address
Password: your email password

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

Username: your email address
Password: your 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 users out? Please comment below!

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    4 months ago
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    7 months ago
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  • I can not send messages on anything (email, messages, messenger, none!) I cant find I map either. It's like it disappeared. How can I fix this? Thank you, Sondra

    9 months ago
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    9 months ago
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    10 months ago
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    1 year ago
  • I have had for a long time. Now all of a sudden it is not working on my iPhone. The app opens but I cannot access any folders. What happened.!

    1 year ago
  • was working fine now can't send email, keep getting "the recipient was rejected by the server"

    1 year ago

Mail settings

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