Setup your iPhone or iPad to access mail

iPhone and iPad Email Setup

How to setup your iPad or iPhone (Verizon or AT&T) to send & receive email on ILGM email servers.

iPhone General Settings

  1. Go to General Settings
  2. Mail, Contacts, Calendars
  3. Add Account
  4. Other
  5. Add Mail Account
  6. Type in your name
  7. Type in full email address
  8. Type in your password
  9. Type in a description
  10. Click Next
  11. Click the POP Button on Top
  12. Type for incoming mail server host name
  13. Type your full email address for username
  14. Type in your password
  15. Type for outgoing mail server host name
  16. Type your full email address for username
  17. Type in your password
  18. Click Save

The iPhone will try to connect via SSL and will not be successful. You will then get a message that says: Connect Connect Using SSL... Do you want to try to setup the account without SSL?

Select Yes

It will verify and you should be done and ready to go.

Adjusting Email Clients 

If you are using an email client like Microsoft Outlook or Entourage for the Mac, there is one setting that you'll want to consider; leave a copy of the mail on the server for a couple of days.

In Outlook:

  1. Go to Tools
  2. Account Settings
  3. Edit your account
  4. Click the "More Settings" button on the bottom.
  5. Click on the "Advanced" Tab at the top
  6. Under Delivery, check Leave a copy of messages on server
  7. Check, Remove form server after Four (4) days.
  8. Check, Remove from server when deleted form "Deleted Items"

It is important to make sure that any large files are removed and you may have to adjust the number of days so that your account does not fill up too fast and bounce your email. This will leave a copy online line long enough for your iPhone or iPad to have time to download what it needs.

A visual step-by-step

How to setup your iPhone to POP email on ILGM servers (and others).

Step 1: From the home screen click SETTINGS

Step 2: Click - Mail, Contacts, Calendars

Step 3: Click - Add New Account

For ILGM Mail Servers:

Step 4: Click OTHER

Step 5: Click - Add Mail Account

Step 6: Enter the New Account Information

Step 7: From the New Account Screen

  1. Click POP
  2. Incoming Mail Server:, full email address and password.
  3. Outgoing Mail Server:, full email address, password

Step 8: It's going to try (by default) to connect with SSL, let it try - then when you get the Cannot Connect message, click YES to try WITHOUT SSL.

To set up the iPhone to get mail automatically

Step 9: From the Mail, Contacts, Calendar Screen, Click - Fetch New Data

Step 10: Turn PUSH OFF and set how often you want your phone to FETCH mail (Every 15 minutes)

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