Add e-Mail to iPhone/Android

  • September 23, 2019
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  1. On the iPhone, tap Settings.
  2. Tap Passwords and Accounts
  3. Tap Add Account.
  4. Tap Other.
  5. Tap Add Mail Account.
  6. Complete the Name, Address (email address), Password and Description fields.
    (e.g. John Smith,, Password123, Oxbridge e-Mail)
  7. Click Next.

Incoming Server Settings

  1. Ensure IMAP is selected.
    Enter your incoming mail server information:
    Hostname is (where xxx is your state)
    Username: your full e-mail address (e.g.
  2. Enter your password
  3. Tap on Advanced
  4. Under Incoming Settings Toggle on “Use SSL”
  5. Under Server Port enter 993

Outgoing Server Settings

  1. Tap SMTP
  2. Ensure the primary is
  3. Hostname is
  4. Username is your e-mail address
  5. Ensure SSL is toggled off
  6. Select 587 for Server Port.
  7. Tap your Account to go back.
  8. Tap Done to go back (the phone will Verify your settings).
  9. Tap the Home button.


Add a New Email Account

  1. Open the Gmail app and navigate to the Settings section.
  2. Tap Add account.
  3. Tap Personal (IMAP/POP) and then Next.
  4. Enter your full email address and tap Next.
  5. Choose the type of email account you will be using.ChooseIMAP
    • IMAP will store the emails on the server and show a cached copy on your phone. IMAP is best
    • Enter the password for your email address and tap Next.

Incoming Server Settings

  1. Username: Enter your full email address (e.g.
  2. Password: Enter the password for your email account
  3. Server: (e.g.
  4. Port and Security Type:
    • Choose IMAP
      • Secure – Port: 993 and Security Type: SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)
  5. Once the settings are entered, tap Next.

Outgoing Server Settings

  1. Select Require Sign-In.
  2. Username: Enter your full email address
  3. Password: Enter the password for your email account
  4. Server: (e.g.
  5. For SMTP Port and Security Type, choose either:
    • Secure – Port: 587 and Security Type: SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)
    • Insecure – Port: 25 or 587 and Security Type: None (Accept all certificates)
  6. Once the settings are entered, tap Next.

Account Options

  1. Email Checking Frequency: Set how often you would like your device to check for new emails.
    Note: The more regularly your device checks for new emails the more it drains your battery.
  2. Notify me when email arrives: Leave this checked if you would like to be notified of new emails.
  3. Sync email from this account: Leave this checked if you want email to be checked automatically.
  4. Tap Next.
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