A Step by Step to Email Account Setup on an iPhone

Email Account Setup for iPhone

Email account setup on an iPhone should be simple but occasionally there are issues. That is why we have put together this handy guide to help you through the process of email account setup.

when we created your email account we sent a screen shot of information for your email account setup. This screen shot contains all of the information required to set up your email account. If you don’t have the screen shot please contact us.

Choose your account

1. Go to Settings > Mail > Accounts > Add Account.

email account setup for iPhone


2. Tap Other to add your account manually.

add email account on iPhone


3. Enter your name, email address, password, and a description for your account.

4. Tap Next. Mail will try to find the email settings and finish your account setup. If mail finds your email settings, tap Done to complete your account setup and skip to step 8. If Mail can’t find your email settings, you will need to continue and enter them manually.

Manual Email Account Setup

5. Choose IMAP for your new account.

6. Enter the information for Incoming Mail Server and Outgoing Mail Server.

email account set up for iPhone mail server setup

7. Then tap Next. If your email settings are correct, tap Done to finish. If the email settings are incorrect, you’ll be asked to edit them.

Final Steps

8. Go to Settings > Mail > Accounts > Choose the email account you just set up

9. Go to the advanced settings

advanced settings for iphone email account setup


10. Make sure “use SSL” is off and the port is 143.

11. Make sure your username and password are included in the setup.

use ssl off for email account setup

13. Tap Done.

14. Go to the Outgoing Mail settings > Primary Server

outgoing server settings email account setup for iPhone


outgoing server setup


15. Make sure “use SSL” is off and the port is 25.

outgoing mail server settings

8. Tap Done.

That should conclude your email account setup for an iPhone. If you still can’t figure out your email account setup contact us we would be happy to help you.


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