Adding a personal email account

Apple iPhone 6 Plus on iOS 12.0.0

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Set up your personal email account on your device so that you can access your email messages, send new emails and more. You can have mutliple email accounts on your device.

  1. Step 1/23

    From the Home screen, tap Settings.

    The indicator is in the center.
  2. Step 2/23

    Scroll to Passwords & Accounts.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  3. Step 3/23

    Tap Passwords & Accounts.

    The indicator is in the bottom left.
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    Tap Add Account.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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    Select your account type.

    The indicator is in the center.
  6. Step 6/23

    Tap Add Mail Account.

    The indicator is in the top right.
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    Tap the Name field.

    The indicator is towards the top.
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    Enter an account name.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  9. Step 9/23

    Tap the return key.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  10. Step 10/23

    Enter your email address.

    Note: In this tutorial, we're entering a Yahoo!® account. However, you should enter whichever email provider you use. The steps are essentially the same, but you may encounter minor variations based on the chosen email provider.

    The indicator is towards the left.
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    Tap the return key.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
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    Enter your password.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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    Tap Next.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  14. Step 14/23

    Tap POP.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  15. Step 15/23

    Tap the Host Name field for INCOMING MAIL SERVER.

    The indicator is in the center.
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    Enter your incoming mail server host name.

    Note: You may need to contact your IT professional to obtain this information.

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    Tap the return key.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
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    Enter your username.

    The indicator is towards the left.
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    Tap the return key.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
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    Tap the return key again.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  21. Step 21/23

    Enter your outgoing mail server host name.

    The indicator is in the bottom left.
  22. Step 22/23

    Tap Save.

    The indicator is in the top right.
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    Step 23 of 23:

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