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How Do I Set Up a School Email on an iPhone?

Updated February 21, 2017

Many school districts assign students e-mail addresses that they keep for as long as they remain students in the district. Teachers can use these e-mail addresses to communicate with students and send reminders for assignments. Setting up your school e-mail account on an iPhone is more complicated than setting up a Gmail or Yahoo! account, but it's still fairly quick and easy.

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  1. Tap the "Settings" icon on your iPhone.

  2. Tap the "Mail" icon.

  3. Select "Add Account."

  4. Tap "Other."

  5. Tap "IMAP."

  6. Enter your name, e-mail address and a description of the email address in the corresponding fields.

  7. Scroll to the "Incoming Mail Server" section and type "imap.hostedemail.com" into the "Hosted Name" field.

  8. Enter your e-mail address into the "User Name" field and your password in the "Password" field.

  9. Scroll to the "Outgoing Mail Server" section. Type "mail.hostedemail.com" in the "Host Name" field.

  10. Enter your e-mail address into the "User Name" field and your password into the "Password" field.

  11. Press the circular button at the bottom of your iPhone. This will return you to your home screen.

  12. Tap "Settings."

  13. Tap "Mail."

  14. Select the email account you just created.

  15. Scroll to the bottom of the page and tap "Advanced."

  16. Tap "Off" next to the "Use SSL" option in both the "Incoming Settings" and "Outgoing Settings" fields. You now have set up your school e-mail on an iPhone.

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