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Set Up E-mail on an iPad

For 1&1 Mail Basic accounts

Learn how to set up your 1&1 Mail Basic account on your iPad, allowing you to access your 1&1 Mail Basic account wherever you go.

The images used in the article below are based on the iOS 7.0 operating system.

Before you begin this process, you will need to Create a 1&1 Mail Basic mailbox in your 1&1 Package.

Step 1
Please first make sure that your iPad has a connection, either via 3G or Wi-Fi. Then select the Settings icon from the home screen.
Step 2
Scroll down and select Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
Please note:
For iOS versions 10.3.4 and higher, select Accounts & Passwords.

Then, click Add Account.
Click the Settings icon
Click the Settings icon
Step 3
For the e-mail account type, select Other. Select Add Account
Select Add Account
Step 4
Select Add Mail Account. Select Add Mail Account
Select Add Mail Account
Step 5
Enter the required information:
Field Data
Name This is the name that will be shown when others receive your e-mail
Address Your full e-mail address
Password The password for your 1&1 Mail Basic account
Description Your full e-mail address

When you are finished, click the Next button.

Enter the appropriate information and click Next
Enter the appropriate information and click Next
Step 6
Most likely, you will need to fill out the remaining mail server information:
Field Data
Incoming Mail Server Host Name imap.1and1.com
Outgoing Mail Server Host Name smtp.1and1.com
User Name Your full e-mail address
Password The password for your 1&1 Mail Basic address

Make sure that the account is set up as IMAP otherwise all e-mail will be downloaded to your iPad and you will not be able to view your e-mails from other devices.

When finished, click the Next button.

Enter the appropriate information and click Next
Enter the appropriate information and click Next
Step 7
Once verified, you will be able to select which features of the 1&1 Mail Basic account you want to sync with the iPad. At the very least, you must sync Mail to get your e-mails on the iPad.

When finished, click the Save button.

Sync Mail and click Save
Sync Mail and click Save
Step 8
You should now be brought back to the Settings menu where you account has been added. You can now click on your account to change advanced settings such as saving mail sent from the iPad to the Sent folder of the e-mail server.
You are returned to the Settings menu
You are returned to the Settings menu