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Help Center / Setup Apple iOS (iPhone and iPad) for IMAP

To add your email account to Apple iOS (iPhone or iPad) as an IMAP account, follow the instructions below:

1. From your device’s main screen click on the SETTINGS icon.

2. Select MAIL, CONTACTS, CALENDARS from the left-hand Settings pane (Newer versions of iOS will have PASSWORDS & ACCOUNTS instead).


3. Click on ADD ACCOUNT Account Settings pane.

4. Select OTHER from the Add Account screen.


5. Click on ADD MAIL ACCOUNT in the right-hand Other Settings pane.


6. Enter your Name, Email Address, Password, and a Description into the New Account fields, as below, and click on the [NEXT] button when complete.


7. Enter the following information on the IMAP screen, as below, and click on the [NEXT] button when complete.

For both the Incoming Mail Server and Outgoing Mail Server enter the following:

Host Name:
User Name: your full email address (i.e.
Password: your password



8. Once it is complete VERIFYING these settings, you should have the screen below and can click on the [SAVE] button.


After following these steps if you experience problems sending email please see for an additional changes that you will have to make to the advanced Outgoing SMTP Server settings on your Apple iOS device.

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