How to configure POP or IMAP email on an Apple iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch

The tutorial will guide you through the process of setting up a POP or IMAP account on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.

  1. From the home screen, select "Settings"
  2. Then select "Mail, Contacts, Calendars"
  3. Select "Add Account".
  4. Select "Other".
  5. In the "Name" box, enter your full name.
  6. In the "Email" box, enter your full e-mail address (for example, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).
  7. In the "Password" box, enter your password, and then select Save.
  8. Select either IMAP or POP. (IMAP is recommended as it supports more features).
  9. Under the "Incoming Mail Server", in the "Host Name"
    box, enter your incoming server name. (This information should have been provided to you by your ISP or email hosting provider)
  10. In the "User Name" box, enter your username (Provided to you by your ISP or email hosting provider).
  11. In the "Password" box, enter your password (Provided to you by your ISP or email hosting provider).
  12. Under "Outgoing Mail Server", in the "Host Name"
    box, enter your outgoing server name (Provided to you by your ISP or email hosting provider).
  13. In the "User Name" box, enter yourusername (Provided to you by your ISP or email hosting provider). In Password, enter your password.
  14. Select Save.
  15. Navigate back to the "Home" screen and open your email.