How to Set Up Verizon Email on iPhone Device?

When you buy one of the Verizon products or services, you are most likely to be provided a free Verizon email address. Not only can you use this email account like your other email accounts to send and receive emails, but also you can configure it on your mobile devices like iPhone. If you are looking to set up Verizon email on iPhone, you can follow the information provided below.

Guide to Set up Verizon Email on iPhone

NOTE: The instructions provided may vary depending on the iPhone version you are using.

Before you follow the instructions provided below, you must have the correct Verizon server settings to configure your account. Basically, there are two ways you can configure your Verizon email account to iPhone – either through POP server settings or through IMAP server settings. Below you can find the information for both:

For POP 3           

  • Incoming mail server (POP3): pop.verizon.net
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.verizon.net              
  • Port: 995 | SSL
  • SMTP: 465 | SSL

For IMAP

  • Incoming mail server (IMAP): imap.aol.com
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.verizon.net              
  • Port: 993 SSL
  • SMTP: 465-SSL

Once you have the Verizon server settings, you can follow the instructions provided below to set up your Verizon email on iPhone.

  1. Go to the applications’ menu on your iPhone and tap on the Settings app icon. This will take you to the settings section of your iPhone.
    1. Once you are in the settings section, you will need to select the Mail, Contacts, and Calendars option.
  2. In the Mail, Contacts, and Calendars section, you will need to tap on the Add Account option. Doing so will display a list of different email services on your screen.
  3. From the list that appears on your screen, you will need to tap on the “Other option.

NOTE: Tap on the “Other” option only if you don’t see Verizon.net email provider not displayed on the screen. If you see the Verizon.net email service in the list, you will need to tap on it.

  • On the next screen, you will need to select the Add Mail Account option and enter the following information in the relevant fields on your screen.
  • Name: Enter your Name (it can any name you desire)
  • Email: Enter your complete email address (This is your username)
  • Password: Enter your verizon.net account password
  • Description: Enter your desired description.

After entering this information on your iPhone screen, you will need to tap on the Next button.

  • Then, you will need to select the POP option under the Incoming mail server and enter the following details in the relevant fields on your screen.
  • Hostname: Enter pop.verizon.net
  • Username: Enter your email address is your username
  • Password: Enter your verizon.net account password
  • After that, you will need to enter the following information on your iPhone screen, in the relevant fields under Outgoing mail server.
  • Hostname: Enter smtp.verizon.net
  • Username: Enter Your email address is your username
  • Password: Enter Your verizon.net account password

Once you are done entering the required information in the Outgoing Mail Server fields, you will need to click on the Save Button.

  • Now, you will need to go to the Settings section of your iPhone device and tap on your Verizon account.
  • In your Verizon account, you will need to go to the Advanced tab and enter the following information under the incoming settings.
  • Use SSL: Select Yes
  • Authentication: Select Password
  • Server Port: Enter 995
  • Similarly, you will need to enter the following information in the outgoing settings on your screen.
  • Use SSL: Select Yes
  • Authentication: Select Password
  • Server Port: Enter 465
  1. Once you are done entering the information correctly on your iPhone, you will be able to send and receive emails in your verizon.net email on your iPhone.

NOTE: As POP3 is known for downloading the email from a server to a single device and deletes the email from the server, you may want to use IMAP for the configuration of your Verizon email on the iPhone. This is because IMAP is known for storing the email on a server and synchronizes the email across multiple devices. To set up your Verizon email account on iPhone using IMAP settings, you can refer to the Verizon IMAP server settings provided above. So, these are the steps that you will need to follow to configure your Verizon email account on iPhone.

So, these are the steps that you will need to follow to configure your Verizon email account on iPhone.

Updated: August 25, 2020 — 7:18 am

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