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Setting Up an iPhone or iPad to Send and Receive Cox.net Email

Last Updated: Wed, 25 Mar 2015 > Related Articles

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Summary

Learn to set up an iPhone or iPad to send and receive Cox.net email.

Solution

Cox does not provide support for these devices. The following information is for reference only. For additional information, visit the Apple Support Site or contact your wireless provider.

Want to access your Cox.net email account? Learn how using your iPhone or iPad.

Auto-Configuration Steps 

Use the following steps to add your Cox.net email account to your iPhone or iPad. Your device automatically detects and configures your email account settings after entering your Cox.net email account login information.

Note: These steps may vary for different models or versions.
 

  1. From the iPhone or iPad home screen, tap Settings.
  2. On the Settings screen, tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  3. Tap Add Account.
  4. On the Add Account screen, tap Other.
  5. Tap Add Mail Account.
  6. On the New Account screen, enter the following information.
    • Name
    • Cox.net Email Address
    • Password
    • Description
  7. Tap Next.
  8. Tap Save.

    Result: Your Cox.net email account is configured to send and receive email messages on your device.

Manual Steps  
 
The following steps represent the manual process to set up an iPhone or iPad to send and receive Cox.net email if the automatic configuration does not choose the correct settings.
 
Note: The steps may vary by model / version.
 

  1. From the iPhone or iPad home screen, tap Settings.
     
    Result: The Settings screen displays.
     
  2. Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars, then Add Account.
     
    Result: The Add Account screen displays.
     
  3. Tap Other
  4. Tap Add Mail Account.
     
    Result: The New Account screen displays.
     
  5. Enter Name, Cox.net email Address, Password, and Description, then tap Next or Save.
     
    Result: A New Account screen displays.
     
  6. Tap POP or IMAP.
  7. Under Incoming Mail Server, enter the incoming mail server settings, user name, and password.
     
    • Host Name - Your incoming mail server.
       

      See Email Server Names to confirm mail server names.
       

    • User Name - The first part of your Cox.net email address without the @cox.net
    • Password - Your Cox.net email password. 
  8. Under Outgoing Mail Server, enter the outgoing mail server settings, user name, and password.
     
    Note: Although the User Name and Password fields show as optional, these are required to send Cox.net email on your device.
     
    • Host Name - Your outgoing mail server.
       

      See Email Server Names to confirm mail server names.
       

    • User Name - The first part of your Cox.net email address without the @cox.net.
    • Password - Your Cox.net email password.
  9. Tap Save.

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