iPhone Mail Configuration

  1. Launch iPhone mail using the Mail button on your home screen.
  2. The "Welcome to Mail" New Account dialog box will appear. Select Other.

    iPhone Screenshot
  3. The New Account configuration screen will appear. Type in the appropriate information and click Save.

    iPhone Screenshot Name: Your full name
    Address: Your SEAS email address, for example, djbozozo@seas.upenn.edu
    Password: Your SEAS account password
    Description: Defaults to your email address - you can change it if you want

  4. The next page of the account configuration wizard will come up. Type in the appropriate information and click Save.

    iPhone Screenshot

    IMAP/POP: IMAP

    Incoming Mail Server

    Host Name: Type in username.mail.seas.upenn.edu (where username is your SEAS username)
    Username: Your SEAS username
    Password: Your SEAS account password (should be automatically filled in)



    iPhone Screenshot

    Outgoing Mail Server

    Host Name: smtp.seas.upenn.edu
    Username: Your SEAS username (not optional)
    Password: Your SEAS account password (not optional)


  5. Your account should be all set up. Send yourself a test message, and check for new messages. If you do not receive the test message, use webmail and send email to CETS explaining the problem and any error messages you have received.

Additional Information / Troubleshooting

If you've created mail folders previously, you'll need to change an additional setting: Go to Settings > Mail > Account > Advanced > IMAP Path Prefix and put in ~/Mail/.

If you are having trouble connecting:

Additional information about using the iPhone at SEAS is available in the iPhone Tips article.

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