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Set Up E-mail on an iPhone

For standard 1&1 e-mail accounts.

Follow the steps below 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 5.1 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.
Click Settings
Click Settings
Step 2
Scroll down and select Mail, Contacts, Calendars
Select Mail, Contacts, Calendars
Select Mail, Contacts, Calendars
Step 3
Select Add Account...
Select Add Account
Select Add Account
Step 4
Scroll down and select Other
Select Other
Select Other
Step 5
Select Add Mail Account
Select Add Mail Account
Select Add Mail Account
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.

When finished, select Next at the top right.
Enter your information and click Next
Enter your information and click Next
Step 7
Wait while the phone saves and then it should display a new screen with extra settings. Make sure that the IMAP button is selected at the top left and you should see the Name, Address, Description and Password should have carried over.
Make sure IMAP is selected
Make sure IMAP is selected

Scroll down and enter "imap.1and1.com" without the quotes in the Host Name field and your full e-mail address in the User Name field under the Incoming Mail Server section.
Step 8
Enter "smtp.1and1.com" without the quotes in the Host Name field and your full e-mail address in the User Name field under the Outgoing Mail Server section and enter the password for the e-mail account.
Enter your information and click Next
Enter your information and click Next

Then click Next at the top right.

If you receive a message that the iPhone Cannot Connect Using SSL click the Yes button to try without SSL.
Click Yes
Click Yes
Step 9
Turn Mail syncing ON.
Optionally, you may also turn on Notes syncing.

When finished, click the Save button to continue.
Turn Mail syncing On
Turn Mail syncing On
Step 10
The account will verify and you will be taken back to the main screen for Mail, Contacts, Calendars and see your newly set up account listed there.
The account is verified
The account is verified

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