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Add an IMAP or POP3 E-mail Account To Your iPhone

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If your services include IQComputing’s POP3 or IMAP email accounts, you can use the following steps to add an email account to your iPhone (these steps do not apply to Exchange email accounts).

Step One

From the Home screen tap the Settings icon, next, tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars, and then tap Add Account

iPhone Home ScreeniPhone Settings ScreeniPhone Add Account Mail Contacts Calendars Screen


Step Two

From the Add Account screen tap Other, and from the Other screen tap Add Mail Account

iPhone Add Account Choice ScreeniPhone Add Mail Account Screen


Step Three

On the New Account screen enter your Full Name (First and Last). Enter your full E-mail address, Password and Description of the Email Account if you do not like the default domain name for the account.

iPhone New Account Screen


Step Four

On the next New Account screen select IMAP or POP as your account type and enter the Host Name, User Name and Password under Incoming Mail Server and Outgoing Mail Server settings.

See a full list of email server ports and settings for Google Apps and SmarterMail.


Step Five

Confirm that you have correctly entered all information required and tap Next.

iiPhone IMAP or POP Account Choice ScreeniPhone New Account Mail Server Host Names


Step Six

Your account configuration will be verified.

iPhone Verifying New IMAP or POP Account Mail Server Settings


Step Seven

If you chose an IMAP account you may enable Mail and Notes services then tap Save and you will be directed back to Mail, Contacts, Calendars.  Enter your Account information screen and tap the Mail Server Host Name in the SMTP field to the right under Outgoing Mail Server and verify that your Outgoing Mail Server Settings are configured properly for your type of account.

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Step Eight

By default, iPhone Mail attempts to connect to your Mail Server using SSL and the correct information and port numbers are entered for you.


Step Nine

If you chose a POP account enter your Account information screen and tap the Mail Server Host Name in the SMTP field to the right under Outgoing Mail Server and verify that your Outgoing Mail Server Settings are configured properly for your type of account.

iPhone Account Information Screeniphone-outgoing-server-settings-ssl-587


Step Ten

Upon completing these steps your email account should be ready for use on your phone.

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