How to set up email on iPhone & iPad

Try our Auto Configuration app to set up your new Apple or Mac Mail account.

Alternatively, follow this tutorial to manually set up your mail account:

This guide takes you step-by-step through the process of setting up a new email account on your iPhone or iPad.

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Add Mail Account

  1. Select the settings icon on your home screen
    iphone settings icon
  2. Select Mail
  3. Select Accounts
  4. Select Add Account
  5. Select Other from the menu
  6. Select Add Mail Account

Enter your account information

Enter your Name, Email & Password > Next

Configure Incoming and Outgoing Servers

  1. Select IMAP (default) or POP according to your needs.
  2. Scroll down to Incoming Mail Server and enter all the relevant details, then do the same for Outgoing Mail Server, as in the screen below and then select Next.
    • Host Name:
      • Incoming mail server: has mail. before the domain name e.g.*
      • Outgoing mail server:  has smtp. before the domain name e.g.*
      • Ensure that User Name is the full email address
    • User Name & Password are the same for both Incoming & Outgoing servers

Click Save

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You have completed your account setup.

Congratulations! You have now successfully configured your email account on your iPhone.