Setting Up Your Email Account – Apple iPhone
If you intend to print this Tutorial, you can write the account details in the table below, you will need this information at hand to set up you mail account. In the tutorial key information is identified by a number in brackets which corresponds to the numbered list below i.e (4) refers to email username.
|1) e-mail address|
|2) Incoming e-mail server type||IMAP|
|3) Incoming mail server name/address|
|4) e-mail username|
|5) e-mail password|
|6) Outgoing e-mail server (SMTP) name/address|
|7) Outgoing e-mail server (SMTP) username|
|8) Outgoing e-mail server (SMTP) password|
Creating your account
- Add Account: On the home screen, click Settings, then click 'Mail, Contacts, Calendars
- Next click 'Add Account'
- The next screen will give you various email options. Please choose the 'other' option
- Now select 'Add Mail Account'
- Enter your name, full email address (1), password (5) and a description of your mailbox e.g. Office email. When you have filled in all the information, click Next.
The next screen gives the option of IMAP or POP. Make sure IMAP is selected as this will keep your emails on the server so you can still view them from your webmail/PC/Mac. Continue to enter the relevant information into
Incoming mail server:
Host Name: (3) in the format of mail.yourdomainname.com
User Name: (4) same as your email address (1).
Password: (5) should already be filled in from when you entered it on the previous screen
Outgoing Mail Server:
Host Name: (6) in the format of smtp.yourdomainname.com
Username: (7) Note this is different from your outgoing email username
When you have filled in all the information, click Next.
- Selecting 'Save' will then add your account and its now set up to use.
- Essentially we have finished creating the mail account, however we need to make sure the iphone has the correct settings, so on the Mail, Contacts, Caledar page, click on the email account you have just created
- Click on Account Info
- Scroll down and click on Advanced
- Under the Incoming Settings heading, make sure 'Use SSL' is switched OFF.
- Scroll down further and make sure the Incoming Port is set to 143
- Go back to the previous screen by clicking 'Account info'
- Click on SMTP
- Click on the Primary Server
- Under the Outgoing Mail Server Settings heading, make sure 'Use SSL' is switched OFF
- Click Done
- Click Account Info to go back
- Click Done on the Account info page
- That's it, click the round iPhone Home button to take you back to the home screen. Now you can click on the Mail menu item to access your mail from your iPhone