How to configure an email account on the Apple iPhone 5

POP3 Setup

  • Click on the round Home button.
  • Click on the Settings icon.
  • Click Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  • Click Add Account
  • Choose Other
  • Click Add Mail Account
  • Enter your name, email address, password and a description of the account.
  • Click Next.
  • Select "POP" as the account type.
Incoming mail server (POP3):
  • Host Name: mail.YourDomainName.com
  • User Name: Enter the full email address of the POP3 account you are accessing.
  • Password: Enter the password for the POP3 account you are accessing.
Outgoing mail server (SMTP):
  • Host Name: mail.YourDomainName.com
  • User Name: Enter the full email address of the POP3 account you are accessing.
  • Password: Enter the password for the POP3 account you are accessing.
Click Save.

NOTE: After clicking "Next", your iPhone will attempt to connect to the server and verify your email settings. You will see a "Verifying" message at the top of your screen with a spinning circle on the left side. After a few minutes, an alert box pops up with the message "Cannot Verify Server Identify... Review the certificate details to continue". Click "Continue". There will be another delay of a few minutes.

After saving, click on the POP3 account you just created.
Scroll down and click Advanced.
Make sure Authentication is set to "Password".
If you want to keep your email messages in your SmarterMail or desktop e-mail application, make sure Delete from server is set to "Never".

IMAP Setup

  • Click on the round Home button.
  • Click on the Settings icon.
  • Click Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  • Click Add Account
  • Choose Other
  • Click Add Mail Account
  • Enter your name, email address, password and a description of the account.
  • Click Next.
  • Select "IMAP" as the account type.
Incoming mail server (IMAP):
  • Host Name: mail.YourDomainName.com
  • User Name: Enter the full email address of the IMAP account you are accessing.
  • Password: Enter the password for the IMAP account you are accessing.
Outgoing mail server (SMTP):
  • Host Name: mail.YourDomainName.com
  • User Name: Enter the full email address of the IMAP account you are accessing.
  • Password: Enter the password for the IMAP account you are accessing.

Click Next.

NOTE: After clicking "Next", your iPhone will attempt to connect to the server and verify your email settings. You will see a "Verifying" message at the top of your screen with a spinning circle on the left side. After a few minutes, an alert box pops up with the message "Cannot Verify Server Identify... Review the certificate details to continue". Click "Continue". There will be another delay of a few minutes.
 
On the next screen, enable Mail and disable Notes.
Click Save.

Click on the email account you just created.
On the next screen, click the IMAP account you just created.
Scroll down and click Advanced.
Under Incoming Settings, make sure Authentication is set to "Password".
If you want to control the deletion of email messages via your SmarterMail or desktop e-mail application, make sure Remove is set to "Never".

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