1and1.com email on an iPhone – Settings POP/IMAP

It is not possible to carry your computer or laptop wherever you go. That’s why it is a smart idea to configure your Email account on your mobile phone. If you have a 1and1.com email account then you can easily configure it on iPhone. Doing this will make emailing a really easy task for you. You will be able to send or receive your 1and1.com emails whenever you want using your iPhone. In order to setup 1and1.com email account on your iPhone, you need to know the IMAP/POP settings of 1and1.com for iPhone.

Please note that an automatic IMAP/POP configuration of a 1and1.com email account on iPhone is not available. You need to set up 1and1.com email on iPhone only via manual method. In this tutorial, we will not only provide you with the IMAP/POP settings for using 1and1.com email on iPhone but also illustrate steps to enter them on your iPhone.

IMAP/ POP settings to access 1and1.com email on iPhone

As we have mentioned earlier, the automatic configuration of 1and1.com email is not available on iPhone. The IMAP settings in order to use 1and1.com email on an iPhone are given below. If you know how to configure an email using IMAP on iPhone manually then you can check the settings below:

Incoming server hostname imap.1and1.com
Incoming port 993
SSL incoming SSL
Outgoing server hostname Smtp.1and1.com
Outgoing port 587
Requires sign in Yes

If you don’t know how to configure 1and1.com email on iPhone using the IMAP settings then you should check the steps discussed below in this tutorial.

How to configure 1and1.com email account on iPhone?

Let’s have a look at the steps you should follow in order to set up a 1and1.com account on iPhone. It is recommended that you follow these progressively which mean you should not skip any step.

  1. To start the configuration, you should tap on the “Settings” on your iPhone.
  2. Next, you need to go to the “Mail, Contacts and Calendars” or “Password & Account” option as per the availability.
  3. Then, Select “Add Account” and tap on the “Other” button (Available below the list of email service providers)
  4. Now, you need to enter your 1and1.com account info. In order to do that, you should Tap “Add mail account” and provide the information as follows:
    1. Name: Enter your full name.
    2. Email: Your complete 1and1.com email address.
    3. Password: Enter the password of your 1and1.com email account.
    4. Description: You can write a short description as per your wish or just type “1and1.com”.
  5. After that, you should select “IMAP” option available under the “incoming mail server”. Then, provide the following required information.
    1. Incoming mail server hostname: imap.1and1.com
    2. Username: your 1and1.com email username
    3. Password: Enter the password of your 1and1.com email account.
  6. After entering the incoming mail server information, you need to enter the following information under “Outgoing Mail server”.
    1. Outgoing mail server hostname: smtp.1and1.com
    2. Username: 1and1.com username
    3. Password: your 1and1.com email password.
  7. Once you are done with entering the server info, you should tap “Save”.
  8. Select your 1and1.com email address on the next screen.
  9. Then, select “SMTP” under the “Outgoing mail server”.
  10. Choose “Smtp.1and1.com” under “Primary/ Main server” verify that the information given below is displayed.
    1. SSL: ssl
    2. Serverport: 587.
  11. Tap “Done” after verifying the information and go back to the previous screen. Select “Advanced” and ensure that the following information is correct.
    1. SSL: ssl
    2. Severport: imap.1and1.com
  12. Finally, you should restart your iPhone after going back to the previous screen for one more time.

The changes will be saved once you restart your iPhone. You can verify the same by launching “Mail” app on your iPhone.

Important Points to Remember

You need to be extremely careful while setting up 1and1.com email on your iPhone. Have a look at some important points you should remember during configuration.

  • Check your Wifi or Mobile Internet connection. Make sure your internet connection is fast and uninterrupted. Duration the setup process, your iPhone will verify your 1and1.com username and Password from the server. If you are not connected to the internet the verification will not take place and set up process will abort.
  • The steps to set up the 1and1.com emails on iPhone may vary slightly depending up the version (Operating system) of the iPhone you are using. For example, the steps applicable for iPhone 5 may vary slightly for iPhone 10.
  • If you don’t know the iOS version of your iPhone then you can follow the steps given below:
    • Open settings on your iPhone and tap “General”.
    • Then, scroll down and tap on “about”,
    • Your iPhone operating system will appear next to the “Version”,

You should follow the steps to set up 1and1.com email on your iPhone as per the iOS version only.

  • If you are unable to send/ receive 1and1.com emails via IMAP/POP on iPhone even after entering the settings then you should check the information entered by you very carefully.
  • Apart from the iPhone, you can also set up 1and1.com email on iPad and iPod touch as well.