Plusnet email settings for iPhone

On this page you find the Plusnet 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 Plusnet.

Mail settings Plusnet

POP / IMAP imap
Incoming server imap.plus.net
Incoming port 143
SSl (security) incoming none
Outgoing server smtp.orange.net
Outgoing port 587
Requires sign-in yes

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

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

Hostname: imap.plus.net
Username: your Plusnet email address
Password: your Plusnet email password

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

Hostname: smtp.orange.net
Username: your Plusnet email address
Password: your Plusnet 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: 143

7 Go back to the previous screen and under 'Outgoing server' click on smtp.orange.net. 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 Plusnet users out? Please comment below!

  • Hi,Followed details as directed to enter my email onto an apple iphone6. It states I cannot use it with SSL. Please advise. Regards.

    5 months ago
  • outgoing mail server as suggested above (smtp.orange.net) is not being accepted. Is there something else I should try?

    7 months ago
  • Can you advise me on how to set up mail on my iPad and iPhone please? Regards mary

    1 year ago
  • Hi I’m trying to set up my emails on my iPad and iPhone, can you advise please? Regards mary

    1 year ago
  • I am trying to load plusnet email on to my new iPad Air

    1 year ago
  • I do not get the same screen as you do when it talks about Tap Add Mail Account. I get Name: your name Email: your Plusnet email-address Password: your Plusnet email-password Description: enter "Plusnet" Can you suggest what I should do here?

    1 year ago
  • Hi there. I’ve got a freenetname email address with you guys. I can’t set up a mailbox on my iPhone. The problem seems to be with the incoming and outgoing mailboxes

    1 year ago
  • Hi there. I’ve got a freenetname email address with you guys. I can’t set up a mailbox on my iPhone. The problem seems to be with the incoming and outgoing mailboxes. I’m using imap.plus.net to no avail. Please advise, thanks Dan

    1 year ago
  • unable to send emails from my iphone

    1 year ago
  • Trying to set up email on new iPhone se followed instructions getting message Cannot connect using ssl .

    1 year ago