How to setup an IMAP account on iPhone & iPad

So you’ve created your mailbox and now you want to setup your email account on your iPhone or iPad. Let’s dive in and go through the setup.

Step 1

Firstly, tap the Settings app.

Step 2

Next scroll down and choose the option for Passwords & Accounts. On some IOS versions, this may be called Mail & Accounts.

Step 3

Tap Add Account.

Step 4

Tap the option for Other.

Step 5

Tap Add Mail Account.

Step 6

Enter your Name, Email address, Email password and a Description for your email account. Then tap Next.

Step 7

1. Choose the option for IMAP at the top.

2. Then enter both the Incoming Mail Server and Outgoing Mail Server settings, as shown below.

Info: You will need to enter your Email address and Email password as the Username and Password for both servers.

3. Once you have entered the correct settings, tap Next.

Step 8

Tap Save to complete the setup.


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