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Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 Email Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification

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Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 1

E-mail use requires an account with an e-mail provider. A data plan for mobile internet is recommended.


Make sure that you have the following data:

  • IMAP server address (to receive e-mail)
  • IMAP username (usually your e-mail address)
  • IMAP password

    Choose Next for step-by-step instructions.

Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 2
  • Go to the Start screen.
  • Choose Settings.
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 3
  • Scroll down.
  • Choose Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 4
  • Choose Add Account.
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 5
  • Choose an option, in this case Other.
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 6
  • Choose Add Mail Account.
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 7
  • Under Name, enter your name
  • Under Email, enter [[sp_email_address]]
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 8
  • Under Password, enter [[sp_email_password]]
  • Under Description, enter [[sp_email_name]]
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 9
  • Choose Next.
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 10
  • Choose IMAP.
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 11
  • Under INCOMING MAIL SERVER:
  • Under Host Name, enter [[sp_email_imap]]
  • Under Username, enter [[sp_email_username]]
  • Under Password, enter [[sp_email_password]]
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 12
  • Under OUTGOING MAIL SERVER:
  • Under Host Name, enter [[sp_email_smtp]]
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 13
  • Choose Next.
  • The information will be verified.
  • If an error message is displayed, verify the settings and choose Next.
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 14
  • Optional: disable Notes.
  • Choose Save.
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 15
  • Choose your e-mail account.
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 16
  • Choose your e-mail account.
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 17
  • Scroll down.
  • Under OUTGOING MAIL SERVER, choose SMTP.
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 18
  • Under PRIMARY SERVER, choose [[sp_email_smtp]].
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 19
  • [[sp_email_ssl_smtp_imap]] Use SSL.
  • Under Server Port, enter [[sp_email_smtpport]]
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 20
  • Choose Done.
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 21
  • Choose Account.
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 22
  • Choose Advanced.
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 23
  • Scroll down.
  • [[sp_email_ssl_imap]] Use SSL.
  • Under Server Port, enter [[sp_email_imapport]]
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 24
  • Choose Account.
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 25
  • Choose Done.
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 26
  • Choose Mail, Contacts…
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 27
  • The e-mail account has been configured and is ready for use.
  • Return to the Start screen.
Apple iPad Air 2 iOS 9 - Email - Manual configuration IMAP without SMTP verification - Step 28
  • Start screen.
  • Switch off the Apple iPad Air 2 and restart it in order to activate the settings.
  • E-mail setup successful? Proceed with sending e-mails.
  • If you have any questions or problems, see e-mail problem solving.
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