How to setup email on an iPhone

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Difficulty:
Easy

Time Needed:
5 minutes

Introduction

This is a quick step-by-step guide to setting up email on an iPhone, running iOS 8.


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Please note: You need to have created a mailbox for your account as detailed at 'How to manage your email addresses' before you can set up email your device.



How to setup email on iOS 8


Step 1

iPhone Settings

Firstly, you'll need to find the 'Settings' icon on your iPhone home screen.

iPhone Settings

Step 2

Choose 'Mail, Contacts, Calendars'

Once you have found the settings icon, scroll down and tap on the 'Mail, Contacts, Calendars' option.

Choose 'Mail, Contacts, Calendars'

Step 3

Choose 'Add Account'

You will be presented with a page of email related options. Please click on the option labelled 'Add Account'.

Choose 'Add Account'

Step 4

Choose 'Other'

You will then be presented with a page of email providers. Scroll down to the bottom of this page and tap on the option labelled 'Other'.

Choose 'Other'

Step 5

Choose 'Add Mail Account'

From another page of options, tap on the option labelled 'Add Mail Account'.

Choose 'Add Mail Account'

Step 6

Mail Account Details

Enter your mailbox details into the fields provided, making sure that the email address and password match the mailbox details from your 34SP.com account. When you have entered the relevant details, tap 'Next' to proceed to the next stage.

Mail Account Details

Step 7

Incoming/Outgoing Mail Server

Then enter your incoming and outgoing mail settings.

For incoming mail please enter the hostname as 'mail.yourdomain.com'. Enter your email address as the username, and the email address password (as filled in on the previous screen) in the password field.

For outgoing mail please enter the hostname as 'smtp.yourdomain.com'. Enter your email address as the username, and the email address password (as filled in on the previous screen) in the password field.

When you have entered the relevant details, tap 'Next' to proceed to the next stage.

Please note: Where domain is "yourdomain.com", please replace with your own domain name.

Incoming/Outgoing Mail Server

Step 8

Certificate Notice

After entering your mail server details, a pop-up will appear with the heading 'Cannot Verify Server Identity'. Simple tap on Continue to proceed to the next step.

Mail Account Details

Step 9

Turn Off Notes

On the final step, turn off 'Notes' but keep 'Mail' on. When you have made these changes, tap on 'Save' and your mail setup is complete. Your should now be able to send and receive email via your iPhone.

Turn Off Notes

How to save a copy of a sent email on the server


Step 1

iPhone Settings

Firstly, you'll need to find the 'Settings' icon on your iPhone home screen.

iPhone Settings

Step 2

Choose 'Mail, Contacts, Calendars'

Once you have found the settings icon, scroll down and tap on the 'Mail, Contacts, Calendars' option.

Choose 'Mail, Contacts, Calendars'

Step 3

Select your email account

Then locate the email account you wish to edit, and tap on it.

Select your email account

Step 4

Choose your mailbox

After choosing which email account you wish to edit, choose your mailbox. This will most likely be your email address.

Choose your mailbox

Step 5

Choose 'Advanced'

This will bring up a list of options for this mailbox. Simply scroll to the bottom of the page and tab on the 'Advanced' option.

Choose 'Advanced'

Step 6

Choose 'Sent Mailbox'

This will bring up a list of options for this mailbox. Simply scroll to the bottom of the page and tab on the 'Advanced' option.

Choose 'Advanced'

Step 7

Choose 'Sent' Folder

You will then be presented with a list of the folders on your mailbox. To save your sent mail on the server, scroll down to the section labelled 'On the Server' and choose the 'Sent' folder.

Once these steps have been completed, any mail sent in future from your iPhone will be saved in this directory. This will mean you can then access your sent mail via webmail or your preferred mail client.

Choose 'Advanced'

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