How to set up a mail account on iPhone?

To set up a mail account on your iPhone, follow the steps below:

  • Press the Settings icon on your Dashboard
  • Select Mail, Contacts, Calendars
  • Select Add Account…
  • For account type choose Other
  • Enter the mail account information:

Name: the name of your mail user (e.g. YOUR NAME)

Address: your mail address (e.g. user@yourdomainname.com)

Password: the password for your mailbox

Description: a short description of your mail account (e.g. Name’s Mail)

  • Press Save
  • Select the type of incoming mail server – POP or IMAP
  • Enter the Incoming Mail Server details:

Host Name: the mail server address (e.g. mail.yourdomainname.com*)

User Name: the mail account (e.g. user@yourdomainname.com)

Password: the password for the above mail address

Enter the Outgoing Mail Server details:

Host Name: the mail server address (e.g. mail.yourdomainname.com*)

User Name: the mail account (e.g. user@yourdomainname.com)

Password: the password for the above mail address

  • Press Save
  • Choose Yes when you get a message saying “Cannot Connect Using SSL. Do you want to try setting up the account without SSL?“
  • The Advanced mail settings will be displayed. From there you can choose if you want to use SSL secured connection with your email account:

– Incoming uses SSL: On/Off

– Outgoing uses SSL: On/Off

* You can use mail.yourdomainname.com as Incoming/Outgoing server in case the subdomain name is pointed to the server correctly. Otherwise you can use your main domain (yourdomainname.com) .

You can also setup the email account using mail.yourdomain.com as Incoming/Outgoing server if you want to use SSL.

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