Setting up email on iPhone is very simple however there are several ways to do it. Just follow this guide:

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  • You can also refer to our
[url="https://www.ovh.co.uk/g2004.email_hosting_iphone_ios_91_configuration_guide"]
iPhone IOS 9.1 configuration guide[/url].

Overview

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Prerequisites

  • A working OVH email address
  • An iPhone IOS 3

Automatic configuration

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Your OVH email account in one click on your iPhone

Nothing could be easier than using an OVH email account on iPhone.

Go to the following address from your iPhone:
https://ssl0.ovh.net/roundcube/auto/.
Enter your email address, click generate and follow the next steps.

You should now be able to use your OVH email on your iPhone.

Manual configuration

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Part 1: Settings

On your iPhone, go to settings.
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Part 2: Email, Contacts, Calendar

Go to "Mail, Contacts, Calendars".
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Part 3: Adding an email account

Select "Add Account"
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Part 4: Type of account

Then Select "Other" and "Add Mail Account".
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Part 5: Email account settings

Then you will be asked for your name, e-mail address and password.

The description is filled in automatically.

Click "Save" when you are done.
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Part 6: Advanced incoming mail server settings

In "Incoming Mail Server":

Host name: ssl0.ovh.net
Username:
Your full email address
(eg: test@ovh.net)
Password:
Your password

Scroll down for more settings.
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Part 6: Advanced outgoing mail server settings

In "Outgoing Mail Server"

Host Name:ssl0.ovh.net
Username:
Your full email address
(eg: test@ovh.net)
Password:
Your password

Click "Save" when you are done.
  • You must authenticate yourself with your username and password for the Outgoing Mail Server or you will not be able to send email on our SMTP servers.
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Part: Finishing

The device will verify the email account settings.

You account is now configured correctly.

Summary POP & IMAP Settings

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Configuration with POP email

This is the information you need to configure a POP email account on an iPhone.

Configure POP email with secure SSL enabled or disabled:

Email address: Your full OVH email address.
Password: The password configured in the [url="https://www.ovh.com/manager/web/login/"]Control Panel
[/url].
Username: Your full OVH email address.
Incoming server:SSL0.OVH.NET
Incoming server port :
995 or
110
Outgoing server: Server for sending mail: SSL0.OVH.NET
Outgoing server port:
465or
587

Ports 110 and
587 are for disabled SSL security.
Ports 995 and
465 are for activated
SSL security.

  • You must enable authentication[/url] for the outgoing SMTP server.

| Ports | SSL | | enabled | SSL |
disabled
Incoming 995
110
Outgoing 465 587
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Configuration with IMAP email

This is the information you need to configure an IMAP email account on an iPhone.

Configure IMAP email with secure SSL enabled or disabled:

Email address: Your full email address.
Password: The password configured in the [url="https://www.ovh.com/manager/web/login/"]Control Panel
[/url].
Username: Your
full email address.
Incoming server:SSL0.OVH.NET
Incoming server port:
993 or
143
Outgoing server: Server for sending mail: ssl0.ovh.net
Outgoing server port:
465 or
587

Ports143 and
587 are for disabled SSL security.
Ports 993 and
465 are for activated
SSL security.

  • You must enable authentication[/url] for the outgoing SMTP server.

Ports SSL
| enabled | SSL |
disabled
| Incoming server | 993|
143
Outgoing server 465 587