POP3 SetUp on iPad, iPhone


  1. On the iPhone, tap Settings.
  2. Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  3. Tap Add Account.
  4. Tap Other.
  5. Tap Add Mail Account.
  6. Complete the Name, Address (email address), Password and Description fields.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Ensure POP is selected.
  9. Enter your incoming mail server information: 
    • The hostname is mail.yourdomainname.com ( eg mail.eacdirectory.co.ke )
    • Username is your full email address
    • Password is the same password used to access webmail.  test via ( eg webmail.eacdirectory.co.ke )
  10. Enter your outgoing mail server information:
    • The hostname is mail.yourdomainname.com. ( eg mail.eacdirectory.co.ke )
    • Username is your full email address
    • Password is the same password used to access webmail. test via ( eg webmail.eacdirectory.co.ke )
  11. Tap Save.
  12. The iPhone will attempt to establish an SSL connection to your POP and SMTP servers. If this succeeds, you will be done and can proceed to step 13. If this fails, you will see the prompt, "Do you want to try setting up the account without SSL?"
    • Tap No.
    • Tap Save.
    • When prompted, "This account may not be able to send or receive emails. Are you sure you want to save," tap Save.
  13. Tap the account you just added (identified by your email address).
  14. Scroll down and tap the SMTP button.
  15. Select the server you just added, identified by the hostname from step 9.
  16. Select OFF for Use SSL.
  17. Select Password for Authentication
  18. Select 25 for Server Port.
  19. Tap the Done button to go back.
  20. Tap your email address to go back.
  21. Tap Advanced.
  22. Scroll down to Incoming Settings.
  23. Select OFF for Use SSL.
  24. Select Password for Authentication.
  25. Select 110 for Server Port.
  26. Tap your email address to go back.
  27. Tap Done to go back.
  28. Tap the Home button.
  29. Tap the Mail App to check your configuration.


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