O2 mail setup on iPhone

On this page you find the O2 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 O2.

iPhone guide to setup O2 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 O2 email address
Password: your O2 email password
Description: a personal description

3 Choose pop3 and enter the following details under 'Incoming mail server':

Hostname: mail.o2.co.uk
Username: your O2 email address
Password: your O2 email password

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

Hostname: mai.o2.co.uk
Username: your O2 email address
Password: your O2 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: 110

7 Go back to the previous screen and under 'Outgoing server' click on mai.o2.co.uk. Make sure the following information is correct:

Use SSL: on
Identity check: password
Server port: 25

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 O2 users out? Please comment below!

  • What is the password for imap-mail.outlook.com

    9 months ago
  • i am tryng to send on my above email account, i get to inst 10, but on the phone 1 can only enter numbers !? can you help , thanks

    1 year ago
  • Can't log into this account. Want to delete as no longer used

    3 years ago

Mail settings O2

POP / IMAP pop3
Incoming server mail.o2.co.uk
Incoming port 110
SSl (security) incoming none
Outgoing server mai.o2.co.uk
Outgoing port 25
Requires sign-in yes