E-mail - Updating your e-mail server settings - iOS

How to update email server settings on Apple iOS

(iPhone, iPad, iPod)

Use this document if you are switching to or from POP or IMAP, or if your email is not working and the password is correct on your Apple Devices.

Step 1: From the home screen of your device find the app called ‘Settings. If you are not sure if you are on the home screen, press the button on the front of your device once to go there.

Step 2: Scroll down through the settings until you see ‘Mail’ or ‘Mail, Contacts, Calendars’ OR 'Passwords & Accounts' and then tap on it. It may be on the left hand side.

Step 3:  Tap on you HuronTel account. On this screen you will either see ‘POP ACCOUNT INFORMATION’ or ‘IMAP ACCOUNT INFORMATION’ above your name, this will be useful on the next step so please make note of which account you are configuring.

Step 4: Fill in the following information:

                                                                                Host Name: mail.hurontel.on.ca

                                                                                Username: <your email>

                                                                                Password: <your password>

                                                                                Port: 110 (POP) or 995 (POP with SSL)

          143 (IMAP) or 993 (IMAP with SSL)




Step 5: Tap on ‘SMTP’ and then tap on the ‘Primary Server


Step 6:  Fill in the following information:

                                                                                Host Name: smtp.hurontel.on.ca

                                                                                Username: <your email>

                                                                                Password: <your password>

                                                                                Port: 25 or 587 (use 555 for mobile devices)

Step 7: Tap ‘Done’ at the top right and then tap at the top left (should look like ‘hurontel.on.ca’) to go back to the first password screen.

Step 8: Tap ‘Done’ at the top right.

If this was successful you will no longer be in the account setup and can go back to your mail app (your inbox) to check if it is working.

If you get stuck on ‘Verifying’ please wait as it may take some time. However, if it continues to fail to verify then please call us for further assistance at 519-395-3800.