The Right Steps to Set Up Verizon Email on iPhone

| Updated on February 13, 2024

Verizon no longer provides its email services, however, people can still use their old Verizon accounts if they migrated it to another email service provider either AOL or Yahoo before 5 December 2017. Verizon accounts can be used on multiple devices and if you are interested in using it on your iPhone, you need to follow some steps. Also, there are certain settings that have to be entered to set up Verizon email on iPhone.

Follow this guide to know about the right way of setting up Verizon email on iPhone and what incoming and outgoing mail server settings you have to enter.

Things to Remember

Before you start setting up Verizon on a new iPhone, 

  1. Your iPhone device must be connected to a strong network
  2. Your iOS device needs to be up-to-date to avoid facing any errors.
  3. Make sure your device is free from viruses or malware.
  4. If you have enabled two-step verification for your Verizon mail account, you will need to generate an app password.

Steps to Setup Verizon account on iPhone

Here are the step-by-step instructions that you need to follow to set up and login to Verizon email on iPhone:

  1. On your iPhone, go to the ‘Settings’ section.
Go to settings on iphone
  1. Then, go to Mail> Mail, Contacts, and Calendar
Go to mail, select mail, contacts and calendar
  1. Tap ‘Account’ and then tap ‘Add Account’
Tap account and then tap add account
  1. From the list of email services, tap ‘Other’
Tap other
  1. Now, enter the details of your Verizon email account
  • Name: Your Full Name
  • Email: Email Address of your Verizon Email Account
  • Password: Password of your Verizon Email Account
  • Description: A short description of your Verizon email account
  • And tap ‘Next’.
Enter the details of Verizon account
  1. Select one out of IMAP and POP and accordingly, enter the following information:
  • In the ‘Incoming Mail Server’ section, enter
  1. Hostname:
  2. Username: your Verizon email address
  3. Password: your Verizon email password
  • In the ‘Outgoing mail server’ type in these details
  1. Hostname:
  2. Username: your Verizon email address
  3. Password: your Verizon email password

And tap ‘Next’.

Enter the information regarding incoming and outgoing mail server
  1. Your iPhone will try to configure the rest by itself and load, if you get any warnings such as the configuration is not correct, ignore it and accept to continue; then click ‘Save’.
Tap save
  1. Once done, go back to the accounts and then select the newly created Verizon account.
Select the newly created verizon account
  1. Tap your account
Tap your account
  1. Select the ‘Advanced’ tab
Select the advanced tab
  1. Now, you have to enter the Verizon incoming mail setting,
  • Turn on SSL and select the right port
  • For IMAP, select port 993, and for POP, select 995
Enter the verizon incoming mail setting
  1. Now, select SMTP
  2. elect smt
  3. Here you will be required to enter the outgoing mail settings; turn on SSL and then select 465 as the server port; click ‘Done’.
    Select turn on SSL, select 465 as the server port, press done
  4. If every setting was entered correctly, you will see green check marks everywhere; now you can go back to the mail app and check if your email address is listed there, if yes, it means the email setup is complete.

That was all the necessary information to set up Verizon email on iPhone; you just need to use the correct Verizon email setting for iPhone for successfully setting it up.

Kanika Singh

Webmail and Internet Expert

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