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Setting Up iPhone/ iTouch/ iPad 6.x - 7.x for Mail Using IMAP

Follow these steps to set up iPhone/ iTouch/ iPad 6.x - 7.x to access your UCSD email account using Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP).

Before you begin

  • You need your Active Directory (AD) username and password. If you forgot your password, you can reset it.
  • If you aren't on the central campus mail server (mail.ucsd.edu), get your department's incoming mail server.

Microsoft Exchange

If your e-mail account has been migrated, change the following in your e-mail client:

  • Username (full and official UCSD e-mail address): username@ucsd.edu
  • Incoming server: outlook.office365.com

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1. Set up an email account.

If you haven't set up a mail account on your iPhone/iPad, select Mail from the main window.

If you're adding a Mail account to your iPhone/iPad, select Settings, then Mail, Contacts, Calendars, and finally Add Account.

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2. Select the account type.

Select Other to set up your IMAP account.

Click Add Mail Account to set up the account.

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3. Specify account information.

Enter your Name, Address, AD password and Description (email address).

Click Next.

Verify IMAP is selected.

Set the Incoming Mail Server Host Name to: mail.ucsd.edu

Enter your AD username and password. Your username is usually the part of your email address before the @ symbol.

Set the Outgoing Mail Server Host Name to: smtp.ucsd.edu

Enter your AD username and password.

Click Next

Click Save to save your settings.

Your mail will start to sync

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