How to Set Up an Email Account on Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch

Email Account Configuration for iOS 11.2.6

It seems like everyone nowadays has an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch that they use to access their emails. As it turns out, one of the most popular questions we have from our clients now is “How do I setup my email account on my mobile device?”

This can be confusing for new iOS users, so we created article to show step-by-step you how to manually configure your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with your JVF Consulting email account(s) using the preferred POP3 protocol.

Since JVF relies on Liquid Web for our hosting, the steps we follow are specific to their requirements. If you do not use Liquid Web for your email routing, the following settings may not work for you, so beware.

Set Up an Account Manually

  1. From the home screen click on Settings.
    ios-settings-icon
  2. Next, tap on Accounts & Passwords.
  3. In the Accounts section, tap Add Account.
  4. Choose “Other” as your email account type.Step 4
  5. Select Add Mail Account under the Mail section.
  6. Fill in your account information including your name, email address and password. Then click Save.Step 6

    IMAP Email Settings

  7. On the next screen, first click IMAP at the very top of the page. Once IMAP is selected, enter your email account details. The hostname is host(dot)jvfconsulting.com. For your username, enter your full email address. Passwords are case sensitive.
  8. Upon successful verification and completion, you will be taken back to the Mail screen. Your email account is now ready to use, and will be listed in the Accounts section.

    POP Email Settings

  9. On the next screen, first click POP at the very top of the page. Once POP is selected, you can then enter your email account details. Be sure to use your info in place of “youremail” & “yourdomain.”Step 7
    • Incoming Mail Server (POP)
      Host Name: jvfconsulting.com
      User Name: youremail@yourdomain.com
      Password: Passwords are case sensitive. If you do not know your password, you can reset it from the web-mail portal located at: yourdomain.com/webmail
      SSL: On
      Port: 995
    • Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)
      Host Name: jvfconsulting.com
      User Name: youremail@yourdomain.com
      Password: Enter your password
      SSL: On
      Port: 587
  10. Upon successful completion, you will be taken back to the Mail screen. Your account will now be listed in the Accounts section. To update the port number, select the account and then click Outgoing Mail Server. Click on the Primary server jvfconsulting.com, then change the Server Port from 587 to 465 and then press Done.Step 8

Set Up Complete

Once verified, you will have a fully configured POP email account on your Apple iOS device. To send and receive messages, navigate to your email application.