Set up email on iPhone 6/ iPhone 7 plus (iOS 10.3.3)

Updated on 26-October-2018 at 11:16 PM

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to how to configure your iPhone to access your email account.

This tutorial was created using an iPhone 6 running iOS 8.4.1. If you are using different hardware or a different OS version, these instructions may differ.

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Configuration of your device

Follow the steps below to set up email on your iPhone:

1. Tap Settings on your home screen:


2. Scroll down and tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.


3. Tap the Add Account option.


4. Tap Other.


5. Tap Add Mail Account.


6. Enter the following settings and tap Next after you finish:

  • Name: is the name displayed when you send email
  • Address: is your full email address
  • Password: is your email account password
  • Description: is account description of your choice


7. Tap IMAP or POP (in this example will set up the device using IMAP):


8. Under the Incoming Mail Server / Outgoing Mail Server section, enter the following settings:

  • Host name: is
  • User name: is your full email address
  • Password: is your email account password


10. Your device will verify your email account settings. This may take several minutes.


11. Completing Account Configuration - tap Save


12. The email account configuration has been completed.


If you are having difficulties when using the email client, read Troubleshooting issues sending and receiving email.

Configure mailboxes on iPhone 7 plus (iOS 10.3.3)

Steps for configuring mailboxes on iOS 10.3.3 is very similar to the steps mentioned above for iPhone 6, you will be presented with following screens to enter the username, password, incoming and outgoing mailservers.

1. Enter the basic account details


2. Enter the Incoming/Outgoing mailserver as and click next


3. In the third and final step, the verification will complete and setup will show blue tick next to all fields. Your email account is now ready to send/receive emails.