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How to Automatically Set Up Email on iOS Devices

When adding a Mail account on an iOS device specific details about the email account are necessary. cPanel includes a Mail Client Automatic Configuration Script that can be used with iOS for iPhone/iPad/iPod. This script will securely provide the necessary details of your email account, in an iOS Configuration Profile, that you can easily install. This guide will provide the steps for how to use cPanel's script to automatically set up an email account on an iOS device.

  1. entered in address bar of Safari and Go button on keyboard highlighted

    On your iPhone/iPad/iPod, open Safari and navigate to your cPanel login page.

  2. cPanel Username and Password fields and Login button highlighted

    Log into cPanel. Be sure to use the cPanel username that owns the email account you want to set up.

  3. cPanel Email section Email Accounts icon highlighted

    Under the Email section, tap Email Accounts.

  4. Email Accounts list Set Up Mail Client highlighted

    From the Email Accounts list, locate the email address you want to setup. Tap Set Up Mail Client.

  5. Mail Client Automatic Configuration Scripts iOS for iPhone/iPad/iPod and MacOS for Mountain Lion (10.8+) IMAP over SSL/TLS highlighted

    Below Mail Client Automatic Configuration Scripts, find iOS for iPhone/iPad/iPod and MacOS for Mountain Lion (10.8+). Tap on the IMAP over SSL/TLS link to the right to open the script.

  6. Set Up Mail Client pop-up Proceed button highlighted

    Tap Proceed to confirm that you want to run the script.

  7. Set Up Mail Client pop-up Allow button highlighted

    Tap Allow to permit Safari to open Settings to install the configuration profile.

  8. Install Profile Install button highlighted

    Review the Profile to be installed and tap Install.

    Enter Passcode screen displayed
  9. Install Profile confirm Install button highlighted

    Tap the Install button.

  10. Enter Password Password field highlighted

    Enter your email account's password then tap Next.

  11. Profile Installed Done button highlighted

    Tap Done.

Congratulations! Now that you have installed the iOS Configuration Profile, you can use your iPhone/iPad/iPod to access your email.

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