iPad Air - Creating an IMAP Account

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This article covers both the iPad Air as well as the iPad Air 2.

The following steps will assist you in setting your e-mail account up on your iPad Air:

1. From the Home screen tap Settings –> Mail –> Add Account.

2. Tap Other.

3. Tap Add Mail Account.

4. Enter the following information:

  • Name: Enter your first and last name. This is the name that will appear in the From field of messages you send.
  • Address: Enter your e-mail address (e.g.: mail@example.com).
  • Password: Enter the password for your account.
  • Description: This is useful if you have more than on account set up on your phone (e.g.: My Work Account).

5. Tap Next.

6. Tap IMAP.

7. Enter the following information for the Incoming Mail Server:

  • Host Name: Enter mail.yourdomain (e.g.: mail.example.com).
  • User Name: Enter your full e-mail address (e.g.: mail@example.com).
  • Password: Enter the password for this account.

8. Enter the following information for the Outgoing Mail Server:

  • Host Name: Enter mail.yourdomain (e.g.: mail.example.com).
  • User Name: Enter your full e-mail address (e.g.: mail@example.com)
  • Password: Enter your password. This is the same password used for the incoming server.

9. Tap Save.

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