iPhone iOS8

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Email Setup for iPhone iOS8 with Rackspace Mail

Incoming and outgoing mail server: secure.emailsrvr.com

Walkthrough Setup Guide Video

If you prefer to watch a narrated screen capture video play this or see the screenshots further down.

Step by Step Setup Guide with Screenshots

01 – Open the phone settings
01-Open-the-phone-settings
02 – Scroll down and select Mail, Contacts, Calendars
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03 – Select Add Account
03-Select-Add-Account
04 – Select the Other account type
04-Select-the-Other-account-type
05 – Select Add Mail Account
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06 – Enter your name email and password
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07 – Once details are entered press Next
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08 – Enter the incoming mail server host name as secure.emailsrvr.com
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09 – Enter your email address as the username
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10 – Outgoing mail server host name is also secure.emailsrvr.com with the same username and password as incoming then press next
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11 – Verifying will show at the top of the screen for a minute or so
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12 – Leave Mail and Notes enabled and press Save
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13 – That concludes the email account setup and it is listed in the mail settings
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The following screenshots show what the advanced settings will look like if correctly configured and show you how to make sent items save to the mail server. If all you wanted to do was setup your email account on the phone then you don’t necessarily need to do any of the following, it will work just fine with the settings you completed above.

14 – If you open the account after it has been setup you can view the settings and advanced settings
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15 – This is what the outgoing mail settings look at with SSL enabled on port 587
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16 – Selecting advanced lets you change where drafts and sent mail are stored
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17 – Sent messages can be stored on the server instead of your phone if you set that option
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18 – Advanced settings also shows the SSL and port 993 server configuration
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19 – Back in the Mail, Contacts, Calendars settings you can select Signature settings
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20 – Instead of Sent from my iPhone you might like to add your name and phone number
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