MSN email settings for iPhone

On this page you find the MSN 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 MSN.

Mail settings MSN

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

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

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

Hostname: imap-mail.outlook.com
Username: your MSN email address
Password: your MSN email password

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

Hostname: smtp-mail.outlook.com
Username: your MSN email address
Password: your MSN 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 smtp-mail.outlook.com. 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 MSN users out? Please comment below!

  • I am still unable to receive incoming emails from my phone. I am able to send out emails but do not receive new emails

    4 years ago
  • i do not use MSN how come u are in my phone i am being hacked Va piower people using pre paid phones i am a 71yr old women and dont share please Help # 804 9374135

    4 years ago
  • I'm have problem with incoming mail . Won't revived . Outgoing work ok ..on my iphone 6s

    4 years ago
  • I suspect my account has been hacked as it will not send and receive emails and accept my password. How can I reset my password for msn.com

    4 years ago
  • "The IMAP server "imap-mail.outlook.com" is not responding. Check your network connection and that you entered the correct information in the "incoming Mail Server" field". What should I do, someone please help!

    4 years ago
  • How do I get to the page where I can choose "settings," as instructed in Step 1?

    4 years ago
  • How do I get to the page where I can choose "settings," as instructed in No. 1?

    4 years ago
  • I have a new Iphone6S. I can receive emails, but cannot send. The incoming on my phone is listed differently as server - imap-mail.outook.com. I have the outgoing as smtp.live.com. Keep getting error that password is not correct. Can you help?

    5 years ago
  • I note the domain server has changed to dub406-m.hotmail.com, is this safe?

    5 years ago
  • I have changed my password on my msn account as I was hacked. Now I try to send mail from Ipohon 6 but it says my password is incorrect? It is not. I receive mails but cannot send. Please help

    5 years ago