How to setup email on an iPhone/iPad on iOS 11


If you’re not using a major online service provider, you can still set up and use any standards-based email, calendar, and/or contacts service you like, including your own!

Before you start, you’ll need the following:

Your email address:
Your email password.
Choose IMAP or POP

  1. Open Settings
  2. Depending on your iOS Version:
    1. iOS 11 (latest): select Accounts & Passwords
    2. iOS 10: select Mail
    3. iOS 9 and earlier: select Mail, Contacts, Calendars
  3. Select Add Account
    1. Select Other
    2. Select Add Mail Account
    3. Enter your Name, email address and password
    4. Enter a description for the account
    5. Select Next
  4. Enter the following information
    • IMAP Account Information
      • Name: Your Name
      • Email:your full email id
      • Description:
    • Incoming Mail Server
      • Host Name: (or)
      • User Name: your full email id
      • Password: Your email password
    • Outgoing Mail Server
      • SMTP: (or)
  5. Select Done
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