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How to setup iPhone or iPad to check your Email

In this tutorial we will show you how to set up your iPhone or iPad to check and send email.

Make sure you have created your email address in the Hosting Manager before setting it up on your iPhone or iPad.

Once you have, continue below.

Setting up iPhone / iPad email

These are the steps you need to follow to set up your iPhone or iPad to check your email:

Step 1. From the home screen, tap Settings.
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Step 2. Tap Mail.
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Step 3. Select Accounts.
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Step 4. Select Add Account.
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Step 5. Select Other.
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Step 6. Select Add Mail Account.
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Step 7. Fill out the information on the New Account screen.
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  Below are descriptions for the fields:
 
Name Enter the identifying name for your email address. In the example this is Bob, but it can be a functional name as well such as Your Business Sales.
Email Enter the full email address.
Description This is the name your mail will be shown as in your iPhone or iPad.
Step 8. Choose between IMAP or POP.
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IMAP is the latest protocol used to retrieve messages from a server. By using this, you can access your full email history using any other devices.

POP, on the other hand, is an older model of communication. It downloads messages and deletes them from the server. What is great about this protocol is that you do not consume that much online disk space.

To learn more about IMAP and POP, you can click here.
 
Step 9. Under the Incoming Mail Server section, enter the following information:
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  Below are descriptions for the fields:
 
Host Name Standard settings are mail.yourdomain.com (Replace yourdomain.com with your actual domain).
User Name Enter your full email address.
Password Enter the password you use for this email address.
Step 10. Under the Outgoing Mail Server section, enter the following information:
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  Below are descriptions for the fields:
 
Host Name Standard settings are mail.yourdomain.com (Replace yourdomain.com with your actual domain).
User Name Enter your full email address.
Password Enter the password you use for this email address.
Step 11. Tap Save in the top right corner.
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By default, the iPhone or iPad will try to set up all connections with SSL enabled. If you do no use the correct SSL host name, you may receive an error.
If you see an error that says Cannot connect using SSL, select Yes. This will force the phone to use the non-SSL settings.
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Note:This process can take up to 15 minutes, depending on your internet speed. Just wait for the phone to process the information.

Congratulations! You have added your email account to your iPhone or iPad. Now, you should be able to use it to manage your email account.

If you want to know how to create POP or IMAP Email Account in your hosting manager, click here.

If you want to know how to upgrade your email hosting to web hosting, click here.

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