Email

How to setup email on Apple iPhone

Follow the steps below to set up your domain emails address on your Apple iPhone mobile device:

  1. Open Settings on the iPhone mobile device.
  2. Scroll down, Select ‘Passwords and Accounts’.
  3. Select ‘Add Account’.
  4. Various email options will appear, select ‘Other’.
  5. Under Mail, select ‘Add Mail Account’.
  6. Enter your full name.
  7. Enter your email address.
  8. Enter the password for your email address.
  9. Select ‘Next’ at the top right to continue.
  10. Select the type of mail account you want, IMAP or POP. We suggest you use IMAP.
  11. Scroll down to enter the ‘Incoming mail server’ settings.
    Host Name - mail(dot)the domain name. eg:mail.yourdomainname.co.za
    Username - enter your email address and the
    Password - enter the password.
  12. Scroll down to enter the ‘Outgoing mail server’ settings.
    Host Name - mail(dot)the domain name. eg:mail.yourdomainname.co.za

    Username - enter your email address and the
    Password - enter the password.

  13. Select ‘Next’.
  14. Your account details will be verified, and blue ticks will display once verification is complete.
  15. Select ‘Save’.

You can now go to your mail application and your new mailbox has been added.

    What is SSL? Read our Understanding SSL certificates article for more information.

    Server ports:

    • IMAP uses port 143, but with SSL secure encryption IMAP uses port 993.
    • POP uses port 110, but with SSL secure encryption POP uses port 995.
    • SMTP uses port 25, but with SSL secure encryption SMTP uses port 587.

    For more on Afrihost Internet Services settings, visit our Configuration Settings web page.

    IMAP or POP? Find out more on The difference between POP, IMAP & SMTP and which one to use in this article with detailed explainations on each.

    Have an Android device? Read our How to set up emails on your Android mobile device article for detailed instructions.

    Still have questions? Contact us on any of the platforms below