Email Setup - iOS (iphone and ipad)

Overview

 

This walk through will show you how to configure your iOS device to work with your domain based email address.

 

Materials

 

You need to first set up your email address in cPanel. You can find information on that process here.

 

Make a note of your email address and your email password so you can reference them when you go through the instructions.

 

Instructions

 

    1. Open the Settings app.
    2. Tap Mail.
    3. Tap Accounts
    4. From the Accounts menu, tap Add Account...
    5. You will now see a list of several different types of email services. Tap Other.
    6. Tap Add Mail Account.
    7. Fill in the requested information:
      • Name: The name you want to display with this email address.
      • Address: Your new email address.
      • Password: The password you created for this email address.
      • Description: This description is for your use when you view the account.
    8. Tap Next.
    9. You will now see your main account settings screen.
    10. Choose IMAP (keep messages synced to the server) or POP (download messages locally).
    11. In the Incoming Mail Server section, fill in the following settings:
      • Host Name: mail.EXAMPLE.COM (replace EXAMPLE.COM with your domain)
      • User Name: username@example.com (your full email address)
      • Password: The password you created for this email address.
    12. In the Outgoing Mail Server section, fill in the following settings:
      • Host Name: mail.EXAMPLE.COM (replace EXAMPLE.COM with your domain)
      • User Name: username@example.com (your full email address)
      • Password: The password you created for this email address.
    13. Tap Save.
    14. You may now see a popup that says Secure Connection Failed. Tap Continue. Or, it may say Cannot Connect Using SSL: Do you want to try setting up the account without SSL? Choose Yes.
    15. Congratulations! You've just created your email account. Try sending yourself a test message to make sure it's working.
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