Setting up your email program: iPhone (iOS 7) With and without SSL setup

With this guide, you can check your emails in the Apple iPhone under iOS 7 and then retrieve it.

Step 1

Go to the "Settings" menu item on the start screen.

In the following menu, select "Mail, Contacts, Calendar".

Step 2

In the next menu, select "Add account..." to set up a new mailbox.

To continue the setup, select the menu item "Other".

Step 3

To start setting up the email account, select "Add email account".

Step 4

In the following field you will find the items Name, Address, Password and Description.

In the Name field, enter the name you want to be displayed to the recipient of your e-mails.

For the address, enter your e-mail address and for Password, enter your personal password for 

the respective e-mail box.

The description is only relevant for retrieving the account settings on the iPhone.

Click "Next" in the upper right corner to have the data checked.

Step 5

Here your personal data must be indicated, which are already described in the 6th step. 

The user name can be found in your customer area below the "e-mail mailbox".

POP or IMAP can be selected here as account type.

Step 6

The data for incoming mail server and outgoing mail server are identical, both for the server and for the user name and password.


For the use of SSL another server must be used, this is individual and can be used in your customer area can be viewed.


You may receive this message because SSL is automatically active in the iPhone, but you do not want to use it. Select "Continue" to make the further settings.

Replace all fields with the information about your e-mail box.

You can also find this in your customer login under "E-mails -> Server information".

Step 7

You will now be taken to the overview of your email accounts set up on your iPhone.

Select the mailbox you set up in the previous steps and edit it.

Step 8

Scroll to the bottom of the page and select "Advanced".

Step 9

Check the settings for SSL here and change them if necessary.

Step 10

Now go back to your mailbox settings and choose 

Server for outgoing e-mails "SMTP".

Now select "Primary server".

There change the port to "587". If necessary, also change the setting for "Use SSL" here.

Your email account on your iPhone is now set up and ready to send and receive emails.

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