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Tuesday, 8 January 2019

How to set IMAP emails up on an iPhone running iOS12

Setting up your emails on an iPhone XS is exactly the same method as setting up emails on an iPhone 5S or later that is running iOS 12.

iPhone XS
First tap Settings on your iPhone


iPhone XS
Now scroll down the screen and tap Passwords & Accounts


iPhone XS
Now tap Add Account


iPhone XS
From the list shown, tap Other


iPhone XS
Now tap Add Mail Account (under MAIL)


iPhone XS
Now enter the Name you want to appear when people receive an email from you,
follow this by entering your Email address and Password.
The Description will be created for you, you can leave this as it is OR change it,the decision is yours.
Once you've filled everything out click Next (top right).


iPhone XS
Before you continue, make sure IMAP is selected, once it is, please continue


iPhone XS
Under INCOMING MAIL SERVER type the following if it's not already showing:
Host Name: imap.stackmail.com
Username: your email address (e.g. name@domain.com)
Password: Your email password


iPhone XS
Under OUTGOING MAIL SERVER type the following if it's not already showing:
Host Name: smtp.stackmail.com
Username: your email address (e.g. name@domain.com)
Password: Your email password


iPhone XS
Now click Next, your iPhone will now Verify the details you have entered.
If you get any errors, please double check you have entered all the information correctly and click Next (top right) again.


iPhone XS
If you see the screen above your account has been set up correctly
If you like you can sync iPhone Notes to your email account. Tap the toggle so it lights up green (if you want to sync notes to your email account).
Once you are ready click Save (top right)

Your email account is now added BUT Before we finish, follow the steps below to make sure your emails are secure.


iPhone XS
You should now see a screen like above, the only difference being yours will display the description you chose whereas ours says Groupwm.
Click on the email account you just added


iPhone XS
Now click on Account (under IMAP).


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Tap on SMTP (under OUTGOING MAIL SERVER).


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Tap On (under PRIMARY SERVER).


iPhone XS
Now make sure the Toggle next to Use SSL is on. If it is on the toggle will be green (like above).


iPhone XS
Whilst you're on this screen make Authentication is set to Password.
If it isn't - Tap Authentication


iPhone XS
Tap from Password from the list and then tap < Back (top left)


iPhone XS
Make sure the Server Port is: 465


iPhone XS
Now click Done (top right)


iPhone XS
On this screen tap < Account (top left)


iPhone XS
And to finish click Done (top right).


That's it, your email account is now secure.



This guide works for the following iPhones running iOS 12

iPhone 5s
iPhone 6
iPhone 6 Plus
iPhone 6s
iPhone 6s Plus
iPhone SE
iPhone 7
iPhone 7 Plus
iPhone 8
iPhone 8 Plus
iPhone X
iPhone XR
iPhone XS
iPhone XS Max

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