How To Setup An Imap Email Account On Your Iphone

This tutorial will show you how to setup an IMAP email account on your iPhone.

1) First, locate and press the “Settings” icon. It may be on a different screen or in a different location than shown here.

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2) Then select “Mail, Contacts, Calendars”.

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3) Select “Add Account”.

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4) Then choose “Other”.

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5) Press “Add Mail Account”.

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6) Enter the Name, Email address, and Email password of the email account you’re adding.

 

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7) A “Description” will automatically appear, but you can change it if you like. When finished, press “Next”.

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8) In this tutorial we are creating an IMAP account… therefore, ensure the IMAP option is selected here.

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9) Next you have to enter your Incoming Mail Server settings. Enter the Host Name, User Name and Password for the Incoming Mail Server.

Host Name = mail.<yourdomain>
User Name = Your full email address (e.g. username@<yourdomain>)
Password = The password that was set for the account

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10) Next, enter the Host Name, User Name and Password for the “Outgoing” Mail Server.

Host Name = mail.<yourdomain>
User Name = Your full email address (e.g. username@<yourdomain>)
Password = The password that was set for the account

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11) When finished, press “Next”.

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12) Then press “Save”.

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Success! The IMAP email account has been setup on the iPhone, and you can see it here listed under “Accounts”.

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NOTES

HOW TO CHANGE SMTP PORT & SSL 

Example: SMTP Port: 587 , SSL: Off

  • Click (Tab) on your email from above screen
  • Under IMAP, tab on Account: with your email address

Under OUTGOING MAIL SERVER, tab on SMTP mail…….:

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Under PRIMARY SERVER, tab on mail…..:

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Now, you can turn off SSL & change SMTP Port (Server Port): 587:

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REMEMBER TO TAB (CLICK) ON Done at top right of this screen after making changes

13) Let’s return to the home screen by pressing the Home button on the iPhone.

4) To check your email, press the “Mail” icon here (Note: the icon may be in a different location on your iPhone).

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