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Q: Configuring E-Mail (POP3 / IMAP) on iPhone

Your email accounts on 2MHost are ready to use with your iPhone. You can configure your iPhone using the steps listed below.

Steps to configure your iPhone (with software version 1.x):

  1. From the Dashboard, click Settings. 
  2. Under Settings, select Mail.
  3. Select Add Account...
  4. Select Other as the type of account.
  5. Select POP// IMAP
  6. Enter the requested information:
    Name: the name of the mail user
    Address: the email address of the mail user
    Description: a description of the mail user
    Host Name: enter the mail server mail.domainexample.com (incoming mail server and external mail server)
    User Name: enter the full email address (incoming mail server and external mail server)
    Password: enter the users password (incoming mail server and external mail server)
  7. Click Save.
  8. If you see a message that says "Cannot Connect Using SSL", click No when asked so that the account will be setup without SSL.
  9. Click Save.
  10. Click Settings for the account you just created.
  11. Click Advanced.
  12. Set Incoming Uses SSL and Outgoing Use SSL to OFF.
  13. Under Incoming settings, click Authentication and select Password.
  14. Under Outgoing settings, click Authentication and select Password.


Steps to configure your iPhone ( with software version 2.x) :

  1. From the Dashboard, click Settings.
  2. Under Settings, select Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  3. Select Add Account...
  4. Select Other as the type of account.
  5. Enter the requested information:
    Name: the name of the mail user
    Address: the email address of the mail user
    Password: enter the users password (incoming mail server and external mail server)
    Description: a description of the mail user
  6. Click Next.
  7. Click POP and enter the Incoming Mail Server information:
    Host Name: enter the mail server address
    User Name: enter the full email address
    Password: enter the users password
  8. Scroll down and enter the Outgoing Mail Server information:
    Host Name: enter the mail server address
    User Name: enter the full email address
    Password: enter the users password
  9. Click Save.
  10. If you see a message that says "Cannot Connect Using SSL", click Yes when asked so that the account will be setup without SSL.
  11. The Advanced settings for the account will be displayed and do not need to be changed.


Below is the information you may need while configuring your email account on your iPhone

  1. You must enter your complete email address (example: foo@yourdomain.com)
  2. Email password: This is the same password that you use to login to Webmail.
    Incoming Mail Server: mail.yourdomain.com
    Outgoing Mail Server: mail.yourdomain.com
    For more information on email client configuration, please refer to the link below:
    http://www.2mhost.com/admin/kb/view/112
Last update on: 2010-03-14 15:25:11