Setup Business Mail with IMAP on native iOS email app

Want to access Business Mail on the go? It's easy!


  Important - Before you get started setting up Business Mail on your iOS device, you'll want to follow the steps to generate an app password.

+Setup Business Mail on iOS 7 with IMAP

  1. Tap the Settings icon.
    iOS settings icon
  2. Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  3. Tap Add Account.
  4. Tap Other.
  5. Tap Add Mail Account.
  6. Enter the following:
    • Name - The name you want on your outgoing email.
    • Email - Your full Business Mail email address.
    • Password - Your app password.
    • Description - A descriptive name for your account.
  7. Tap Next.
  8. IMAP is the default option selected.
    IMAP button
  9. Below "Incoming Mail Server", enter the following:
    • Host Name - imap.mail.yahoo.com
    • User Name - Your full Business Mail email address.
    • Password - Your app password.
  10. Below "Outgoing Mail Server", enter the following:
    • Host Name - smtp.bizmail.yahoo.com
    • User Name - Your full Business Mail email address.
    • Password - Your app password.
  11. Tap Next.
  12. Tap Save.

You can now send and receive emails with your Business Mail from the native mail app.

+Setup Business Mail on iOS 5 or 6 with IMAP

  1. Tap the Settings icon.

    Settings icon

  2. Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  3. Tap Add Account.
  4. Tap Other.
  5. Tap Add Mail Account.
  6. Enter the following:
    • Name - The name you want on your outgoing email.
    • Email - Your full Business Mail email address.
    • Password - Your app password.
    • Description - A descriptive name for your account.
  7. Tap Next.
  8. Tap IMAP.
    IMAP button
  9. Below "Incoming Mail Server", enter the following:
    • Host Name - imap.mail.yahoo.com
    • User Name - Your full Business Mail email address.
    • Password - Your app password.
  10. Below "Outgoing Mail Server", enter the following:
    • Host Name - smtp.bizmail.yahoo.com
    • User Name - Your full Business Mail email address.
    • Password - Your app password.
  11. Tap Next.
  12. Tap Save.
    - You'll be redirected back to the screen where you'll see your current email Accounts.
  13. Tap the one you just set up.
  14. Tap your account under the IMAP heading.
    IMAP Account 
  15. Scroll down and tap Advanced.
  16. Under "Incoming Server", use the following settings:
    • Use SSL - On
    • Authentication -Password
    • Server Port - 993
  17. Under "Outgoing Server", use the following settings:
    • Host Name - smtp.bizmail.yahoo.com
    • User Name - Your Business Mail email address
    • Password - Your app password
    • Use SSL - On
    • Authentication -Password
    • Server Port - 465
  18. Tap Done.

You can now send and receive emails with your Business Mail from the native mail app.

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