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E-mail Setup for POP Email Accounts on Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

UPDATED: May 6, 2013


E-mail settings for POP Email Accounts on Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

Before starting, to avoid errors while setting up Mail on your iPhone, iPod or iPad, make sure that you are connected to the Internet. If you cannot be connected to the Internet, you may still set up Mail, but additional steps will be required.

This tutorial will guide you on how to setup POP email account from iPad. The steps are si mi liar for the Apple iPhone and Apple iPod Touch although the screen shots pictured below may vary slightly between the different devices.

1. If this is the first account you’re setting up on the iPad tap Mail. Otherwise, from the Home screen tap Settings -> Mail, Contacts, Calendars -> Accounts -> Add Account.


 
2. Choose your email account type. For setting up email to work with your domain email address, scroll down and tap Other.

3. In this Other screen, Go to Mail -> Add Mail Account

4. Enter your Name (First and Last), Address (full email address), Password (remember to enter the EXACT password, paying attention to case) and a description for yourself. Then tap Next.

5. On the next screen IMAP and POP will be show on top on bar. Tap POP .



6.Fill in all as below POP info (if it is not already prepopulated for you) Name : Email name, Address (full email address), and Description.

Incoming Mail Server :
Host Name: mail.yourdomain.com
Username: (your full email address)
Password: (your email password)

Outgoing Mail Server:
Host Name: mail.yourdomain.com
Username: (your full email address)
Password: (your email password)

NOTE: Even though the screen may say the Username and Password for the Outgoing Mail Server is optional, you MUST fill out these fields as indicated above in order so the account to work.

then tap Save. The device will then start Verifying your account as indicated on your device.

NOTE: Your device may take a full minute or longer to complete its Verification process. Please be patient.


 
7. If your device shows a message "Cannot Connect Using SSL: Do you want to try setting up the account without SSL?" tap Yes.

If your device shows a message as "Cannot verify server identity", tap Details and tap Accept.


 


8. After accept, go back HOME go to -> Settings -> Mail, Contacts, Calendars -> Tap (email account you setup earlier) and check POP and SMTP (outgoing mail server) setting.


 
9. tap SMTP mail.yourdomain.com  > tap mail.yourdomain.com On.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Certain Internet Service Providers (ISPs) require that you use THEIR SMTP servers for Out going mail.

IF you use Optimum Online for internet service use: mail.optonline.net
IF you use Verizon Online for internet service use: outgoing.verizon.net

Check with your specific ISP (Internet Service Provider such as Verizon or Optimum) for exact Incoming/Outgoing server settings.

Additionally certain Internet Service Providers (ISPs) require that you use Authentication to send e-mail via their servers. This make you must enter the User Name and Password that YOUR ISP provided you when you first signed up for their service. If you do not know your user name and password as provided by your ISP, please contact them.



 
10.Check your SMTP SSL: off (using Port 25), Authentication: Password. If Port 25 does NOT work, you can use STMP SSL: on (using Port 587) for SMTP. Once confirmed, tap DONE.


 
11.Go back to email setting page , click advance to check your POP setting, SSL: off, Authentication: Password , Server Port : 110.

If you only check your mail from one computer/mobile device, change the drop menu under "Remove " to "Right away".

If you check your mail from more than one computer/mobile device, change the drop menu under "Remove " to "After one day" or "After one week" to give the other internet device you use a chance to download messages from the server.

12.Tap Done/Verify, Your iPad is now configure to send and receive your domain email.