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How to setup an IMAP email account on your iPhone



How to setup an IMAP email account on your iPhone

This tutorial will show you how to setup an IMAP email account on your iPhone.

First, locate and press the Settings icon. It may be on a different screen or in a different location than shown here.

Scroll down...

Then select Mail, Contacts, Calendars.

Select Add Account.

Then choose Other.

Press Add Mail Account

Enter the Name, Email address, and Email password of the email account you're adding.

A Description will automatically appear, but you can change it if you like

When finished, press Next

In this tutorial we are creating an IMAP account... therefore, ensure the IMAP option is selected here.

Next you have to enter your Incoming Mail Server settings... press here...

Then enter the Host Name, User Name and Password for the Incoming Mail Server

Next, enter the Host Name, User Name and Password for the Outgoing Mail Server

When finished, press Next

Then press Save

Success! The IMAP email account has been setup on the iPhone, and you can see it here listed under Accounts

Let's return to the home screen by pressing the Home button on the iPhone

To check your email, press the Mail icon here (Note: the icon may be in a different location on your iPhone)

If you have multiple email accounts setup in your iPhone, they'll all be listed here.

Select the email account we just setup...

... and any emails in your inbox will be displayed here.

Click an email header to see the email

That's it! You now know how to setup an IMAP email account on your iPhone.



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