How do I set-up an e-mail account on an iPhone?

Note

This guide was created for the iOS 11.2.6 operating system, the steps below may be different on other versions of iOS.

 

To set up an e-mail account on your iPhone do the following:-

  1. First, from the home screen, find and then tap the Settings icon;
  2. Then scroll down and tap Accounts & Passwords;
  3. Now tap Add Account;
  4. Now scroll down and tap Other;
  5. Then tap Add Mail Account;
  6. Enter the requested information and then tap Next;
    • Name - this is your name;
    • Email - this is your full e-mail address;
    • Password - this is your e-mail account password (this is case sensative);
    • Description - this will default to your e-mail address, but you can change this to anything you like.
  7. Ensure IMAP is selected and that your Name, Email & Description have been carried over;
  8. Now enter the requested information and then tap Next;
    • Incoming Mail Server:-
      • Host Name - this must be set to mail.blue-ring.co.uk;
      • User Name - this is your full e-mail address;
      • Password - this is your e-mail account password (this is case sensative);
    • Outgoing Mail Server:-
      • Host Name - this must be set to mail.blue-ring.co.uk;
      • User Name - this is your full e-mail address;
      • Password - this is your e-mail account password (this is case sensative);
      • Use SSL - this must be set to On;
      • Authentication - this must be set to Password;
      • Port - this must be 465.
  9. Now make sure that mail syncing is turned on (tap the toggle switch next to Mail to the on position);
  10. Finally tap Save.