iPad POP mail Configuration

To set up an email account on your iPad (instructions are based on iOS5, other operating system versions may vary):
1. From the home screen, tap Settings
2. Select Mail => Contacts => Calendars
3. Select Add Account…
4. Select Other
5. From Mail, select Add Mail Account

6. Enter the mail account information:
Name: the name of the mailbox user – for example: John Smith
Address: your mailbox address – for example: administrator@example.com
Password: the password for your mailbox – for example: mypassword
Description: a short description of your mail account so that you can identify it later (in case you want to change any settings)

7. Press Next
8. At the top of the screen select POP or IMAP
NOTE: Please refer to the Difference Between POP and IMAP settings article to determine which incoming mail retrieval standard is a best fit for your current needs.
9. Enter the Incoming Mail Server details:
Host Name: pop.example.com OR imap.example.com (where example.com is your PrimaryDomain)
User Name: your mailbox address – for example: administrator@example.com
Password: the password for the above mail address (should be prefilled)
10. Enter the Outgoing Mail Server details:
Host Name: smtp.example.com (where example.com is your PrimaryDomain)
User Name: the mailbox address – for example: administrator@example.com
Password: the password for the above mail address
11. Press Next
You may get the following message :
“The certificate for “SMTP:administrator@example.com@smtp.example.com” may not be validated”
12. Select Continue
13. If you get a message that a secure connection cannot be established, choose to continue
14. SSL should be set to OFF (this is a default setting)
15. The ports will be configured automatically during the connection process, however, if you wish to configure the ports yourself, the ports are:
POP: 110
IMAP: 143
SMTP: 587

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