Setting up an Email Account on an iPhone

For Apple iPhone with iOS 7 or higher

Learn how to set up an email account to send and receive email with your iPhone.

Requirements:

General Setup

  • Open the settings and tap Passwords & Accounts.
    if you are using iOS 10.3.3 or older, under Settings, tap Mail > Accounts.

  • Tap Add Account > Other.
  • Tap on Add Mail Account.
  • Enter your account details and tap Next.
Account Details
Field Input
Name The name others will see when receiving your mail.
Email The complete email address of your 1&1 IONOS email account.
Password The password you entered when setting up the 1&1 IONOS email address.
Description Enter a description for your account here. This information is only used to better differentiate your account from one another.

Server Setup

  • Receive your mail using the IMAP (recommended) or POP protocol by entering the respective host name for Incoming Mail Server.
  • Enter the remaining data and tap Next.
Incomming Email Server Details
Field Input
Hostname imap.ionos.co.uk or (recommended) pop.ionos.co.uk
Username The full email address of your 1&1 IONOS email account
Password The password you entered when setting up the 1&1 IONOS email address
Outgoing Email Server Details
Field Input
Hostname smtp.ionos.co.uk
Username The full email address of your 1&1 IONOS email account
Password The password you entered when setting up the 1&1 IONOS email address

Please Note:

  • The email account is automatically set up with SSL encryption. The device performs the correct configuration in the background. You no longer have to set anything manually.
  • The SSL settings can also be checked later. For more information, see Enabling SSL encryption on your iPhone/iPod/iPad.

Synchronisation Options

Select which data (mail, notes) you want to synchronise and confirm with Save.

Your email account is now set up. You can now check your mailbox and send emails on your iPhone.


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