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Set Up E-mail on an iPhone

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Learn how to set up your 1&1 e-mail account on your iPhone, allowing you to send and receive e-mails wherever you go.

The images used in this guide reflect the iOS 9.1 operating system.

Before you begin, you will need to Create an E-mail Account in Your 1&1 Package.

Step 1
Find and click Settings on your iDevice.
iPhone home screen
iPhone home screen
Step 2
Scroll down and select Mail, Contacts, Calendars. Settings menu
Settings menu
Step 3
Select Add Account...
Mail, Contacts, Calendars screen
Mail, Contacts, Calendars screen
Step 4
Scroll down and select Other.
Add account screen
Add account screen
Step 5
Select Add Mail Account.
Other mail account screen
Other mail account screen
Step 6
Enter the name you wish to display to others when sending mail, your full e-mail address, and the password for the e-mail account. The description will mirror the e-mail address by default, although you may change it to whatever you like. New account screen
New account screen
Step 7
Tap the Next button.
New account screen
New account screen
Step 8
Ensure that IMAP is selected at the top and that the name, address and description have been carried over.

Scroll down and enter imap.1and1.com in the Host Name field and your full E-mail Address in the User Name field under the Incoming Mail Server section.

New account screen
New account screen
Step 9
Enter smtp.1and1.com in the Host Name field and your full E-mail address in the User Name field under the Outgoing Mail Server section. Enter the Password for the E-mail account.
New account screen
New account screen
Step 10
Tap the Next button.
New account screen
New account screen
Step 11
Turn Mail syncing ON. Optionally, you may also turn on Notes syncing. Sync with IMAP
Sync with IMAP
Step 12
Click Save to complete the setup of your 1&1 Mail Basic account on your iPhone. Accounts overview
Accounts overview

Your 1&1 e-mail account is now connected to your iPhone and you can access it at anytime.