Setting up your iPhone for POP3 email

Setting up your iPhone to send and receive your emails is quite straight forward. Simply follow the screenshots below. The examples are done on an iPhone 8 however they will work with most models.

Step 1

  • Tap Settings
  • Tap Accounts & Passwords

Step 2

  • Tap Add Account

Step 3

  • Tap Other

Step 4

  • Tap Add Mail Account

Step 5

  • Tap Name and enter your Full Name
  • Tap Email and enter your email address
  • Tap Password and enter your password
  • Tap Description and type a name for this account like “yourdomain.com.au Email”

Step 6

  • Tap Next

Step 7

  • If you get this screen, then your email account has been recognised and setup automatically
  • If not, you will get the next screen. Please continue with these steps to complete the process.

Step 8

  • Tap Pop

Step 9

  • Make sure the Name, Email and Description fields are filled out as per previous step (if not already populated).
  • Incoming Mail Server
  • Tap Host Name and set to mail.yourdomainname (eg mail.smg.com.au)
  • Tap Username and set to your email address that you are setting up.
  • Tap Password and set to the email address password

Step 10

  • Scroll down a little to Outgoing Mail Server
  • Setup Host Name, Username, and Password as in previous step for Incoming Mail Server

Step 11

  • Tap Save. Your email account has now been setup. Please follow the next steps to complete the process.

Step 12

  • Tap on the name of the email account that you’ve just created.

Step 13

  • Scroll down and tap SMTP.

Step 14

  • Tap the field below “PRIMARY SERVER”.

Step 15

  • Tap the indicator next to “Use SSL” to turn off SSL.

Step 16

  • Tap Authentication.
  • Make sure it is set to “Password”
  • Tap Back to return to this screen

Step 17

  • Tap Server Port and key in 25.

Step 18

  • Tap Done.

Step 19

  • Tap arrow left to go back a screen.

Step 20

  • Tap Advanced.

Step 21

  • Tap the indicator next to “Use SSL” to turn off SSL.

Step 22

  • Tap Authentication.
  • Make sure it is set to “Password”
  • Tap Back to return to this screen

Step 23

  • Tap Server Port and key in 110.

Step 24

  • Tap arrow left to go back a screen.

Step 25

  • Tap Done.
  • Your email account is now setup on your iPhone.