How To Setting Up Cox.Net Email On Iphone

Setting Up Cox.Net Email On Iphone

Cox provides excellent email service to its users and is used by millions of users as an effective way of personal and professional communication. Setting up Cox.net email on iPhone is considered as a good idea as it allows you to carry your emails with you wherever you go. You can receive all your Cox.net emails on your iPhone and will also be able to send emails via your iPhone as well. It is quite easy to add your Cox.net email account on iPhone. Just by making a few changes in the settings of your Mail app, you can very easily configure Cox.net email on iPhone. In this article, the steps to setup Cox.net email on iPhone are given in detail. Keep reading this article to get the complete details.

Requirements for adding Cox.net email on iPhone

The following things are required before you start proceeding with the Cox.net email configuration on iPhone:

  • You need a stable internet connection for successful Cox.net email configuration.
  • The correct parameters for setting Cox.net email on iPhone are also very important to know. The same are provided in the table below.
  • Complete email address and the recent password of your Cox.net mail account.

Parameters required for Cox email setup on iPhone

The following settings are required for configuring Cox.net email on iPhone:

POP/ IMAP

pop3

Incoming server

pop.cox.net

Incoming port

110

SSL (security) incoming

none

Outgoing server

smtp.cox.net

Outgoing port

25

Requires sign-in

yes

 Steps for setting up Cox.net email on iPhone

The simple steps in which you can setup Cox.net email on iPhone are given below in detail. Follow these steps exactly as explained to successfully link your email account with your iPhone. Note that skipping any of these steps will not allow the configuration to be completed successfully.

  • Go to the settings of your device.
  • Select ‘Mail, Contacts and Calendars’ from the settings. Instead of this, you will get ‘Passwords & Accounts’ option if you are using newer version of iOS.
  • Now, tap on ‘Add account’ and select ‘Other’.
  • Click on the ‘Add Mail Account’ option and provide the following details very carefully:
    • Name: Your name as in your Cox.net email account
    • Email: Complete Cox email address with the domain name
    • Password: Password of your Cox email account
    • Description: Enter ‘Cox’ in the description field
  • In the next step, select pop3 under incoming mail server and enter the following details:
    • Hostname: pop.cox.net
    • Username: Enter the username of your Cox email account
    • Password: Enter the password of your Cox email account
  • Now, scroll down the cursor and under outgoing mail server, provide the following information:
    • Hostname: smtp.cox.net
    • Username: Enter the username of your Cox email account
    • Password: Enter the password of your Cox email account
  • After providing these details correctly, click on save. Cross check the entered details before clicking on the save button as any incorrect information will create an error.
  • Select your email address in the next screen.
  • Scroll down and choose SMTP under outgoing mail server.
  • Now, under main server click on smtp.cox.net and check that the following information is displayed:
    • SSL: none
    • Serverport: 25
  • Click on the ‘done’ button and go to the previous screen.
  • Tap on ‘Advanced’ and check that the following information is displayed:
    • SSL: none
    • Serverport: pop.cox.net
  • Now, go back to the previous screen and restart your iPhone to complete the setup process.
  • After you restart your iPhone, the changes in the settings are reflected and you can now use your Cox.net email with your device.