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Verizon email setup on Mail MacBook and IPhone 4

Verizon email setup on Mail MacBook and IPhone 4

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BrianKin
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Here is a complete guide to set up Verizon mail on your MacBook and IPhone 4

 

MacBook OSX 10.5.8  Mail 3.6 (936)

Open Mail

Go to Mail-Preferences...

Accounts Icon

Account Information tab

   Account Type: POP

   Description: Verizon (incoming)

   Email address: [you@verizon.net]

   Full Name: [whatever]

   Incoming Mail Server: incoming.verizon.net

   Password: [your password]

   Outgoing mail server (SMTP): set up using Edit Server List settings as follows

      Account Information tab

         Description: Verizon (outgoing)

         Server Name: outgoing.verizon.net

      Advanced tab

         Use custom port: 587

         Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) NOT CHECKED (will not work otherwise)

         Authentication: Password

         User Name: [you@verizon.net]

         Password: [your password]

      (click OK to select the new server)

Advanced tab

   Enable this account: checked

   Include... : checked

   Remove copy... : checked

   ...

   Port: 995 Use SSL CHECKED

   Authentication: Password

 

IPhone 4 iOS 5.0 on AT&T

Go to Settings-Mail

Go to Mail under Accounts

   POP Account information

   Name: [whatever]

   Address: [you@verizon.net]

   Description: Verizon (incoming)

   Host name: incoming.verizon.net

   User name: [you@verizon.net]

   Password: [your password]

   SMTP outgoing.verizon.net

      Host Name: outgoing.verizon.net

      User name: [you@verizon.net]

      Password: [your password]

      Use SSL ON

      Authentication: Password

      Server Port 587

      (now go all the way back to Verizon (incoming))

   Advanced

      Remove: after one week

      Use SSL: ON

      Authentication: (no entry)

      Delete from server: Never

      Server Port: 995

      S/MIME: OFF

 

   Description: Verizon (incoming)

   Email address: [you@verizon.net]

   Full Name: [whatever]

   Incoming Mail Server: incoming.verizon.net

   Password: [your password]

   Outgoing mail server (SMTP): set up using Edit Server List settings as follows

      Account Information tab

         Description: Verizon (outgoing)

         Server Name: outgoing.verizon.net

      Advanced tab

         Use custom port: 587

         Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) NOT CHECKED

         Authentication: Password

         User Name: [you@verizon.net]

         Password: [your password]

      (click OK to select the new server)

Advanced tab

   Enable this account: checked

   Include... : checked

   Remove copy... : checked

   ...

   Port: 995 Use SSL CHECKED

   Authentication: Password

 

Hope this saves someone the 3 hours I will never get back.

-Brian

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