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How to Setup a POP3 Email on an iPhone or iPad

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Published: Wednesday, October 3, 2012

This tutorial shows you how to set up your iPhone or iPad device to work with your Infinity Arts POP3 email account.

  1. Tap the Settings icon on your Apple device. Scroll down and tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  2. Tap Add Account..., then scroll to through the list of various email services and tap on Other. In the following screen, tap Add Mail Account
  3. On the New Account setup screen, enter the following information, then tap Next.
    Name
    Enter your first and last name.
    Email
    Enter your email address.
    Password
    Enter the password for your email account.
    Description
    Should be auto populated otherwise, enter your preferred description (ex. yourdomain.com).

  4. On the next screen, leave the account set as IMAP, the Name, Email and Description fields should be prepopulated for you. Enter the following infromation, then tap Next.

    Note: once you tap Next, your Apple device will begin "Verifying" your email account. Be patient, it may take a few minutes for this process to complete.

    Incoming Mail Server

    Host Name
    pop3.infinityarts.com
    User Name
    Enter your email address.
    Password
    Enter the password for your email account.

    Outgoing Mail Server

    Host Name
    pop3.infinityarts.com
    User Name
    Enter your email address.
    Password
    Enter the password for your email account.

  5. Tap Save to complete the setup process.

Adjusting the Incoming or Outgoing Server Port Settings

Once your email account has been added to your Apple device, if you find that your device is unable to send or receive email you may need to adjust your Incoming or Outgoing Mail Server port settings. The following steps will guide you through the process.

  1. Tap the Settings icon on your Apple device. Scroll down and tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  2. Tap the email account you would like to edit. On the next screen, tap Account.
  3. Adjusting Outgoing Mail Server Port

    On the Account screen scroll down to Outgoing Mail Server and tap SMTP. On the following SMTP screen, tap on the Primary Server "pop3.infinityarts.com". Enter the following changes, then tap Done. The device will begin "Verifying" your changes and return you to the SMTP screen when completed; tap Account to return to the Account screen.
    Use SSL
    Set to On
    Authentication
    Choose MD5 Challenge-Response
    Server Port
    Enter 465

  4. Adjusting Incoming Mail Server Port

    On the Account screen scroll down and tap Advanced. On the following Advanced screen, scroll down to Incoming Settings and enter the following changes, then tap Account to return to the Account screen, then tap Done to exit.
    Use SSL
    Set to On
    Authentication
    Choose MD5 Challenge-Response
    Server Port
    Enter 993

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