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Imap set up on IOS and Android
Posted by Alex Gough on 26 April 2017 09:19 AM

To setup the iPhone with HostingUK IMAP email, do the following:

 

1. ADD AN EMAIL ACCOUNT ON:

IPHONE
* If this is the first account you are setting up on iPhone, simply tap Mail and then select Other.
* If this is an additional account please go to the Home screen > Settings > Mail > Accounts > Add Account > Other

 

ANDROID
Go to Settings > Accounts > Add Account

 

2. ENTER ACCOUNT INFORMATION

Select IMAP and then add the following information:

Name - The user's Display Name
Address - Your Full Email Address
Description - How you want to identify the specific email account, for example -work-, or -home email-

 

INCOMING MAIL SERVER

Host Name: *your mail server (e.g. mail5.hostinguk.net)*
Port: 993
SSL: ON
Username - Your Full Email Address
Password - Your Mail Password.

 

* the mail server may be specific to your domain (i.e mail.domain) or it will use one of our specified servers ( i.e mail4.hostinguk.net) If you are unclear on which to use, you can get in contact with our support at support@hostinguk.net.

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OUTGOING MAIL SERVER

Host Name: *your mail server (e.g. mail5.hostinguk.net)*
Port: 465
SSL: ON
Username - Your Full Email Address
Password - Your Mail Password

* the mail server may be specific to your domain (i.e mail.domain) or it will use one of our specified servers ( i.e mail4.hostinguk.net) If you are unclear on which to use, you can get in contact with our support at support@hostinguk.net.

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3. COMPLETE THE SETUP PROCESS - click SAVE and wait for the iPhone to test your incoming and outgoing mail settings and connect to your mailbox.

 

 

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