Category Archives: iPhone

Setting up cal.net or directcon.net email accounts on iPhone

This is a short tutorial showing cal.net and directcon.net email users how to set up their email accounts on the iPhone.

Tap the Settings icon.


Choose “”Add Account”

 

Select “Other” from the List of account types.

Enter your account information

1) The name you wish others to see in the “From” line in emails you send.

2) Your entire email address (if your email is jack@cal.net enter that here)

3) Enter the password for your email account…

 

Choose “IMAP” from the Options at the top of the screen, and fill in the fields as indicated.

 


Name: The name you want others to see in emails from you

Address: Your email address

Description: A description of the account (something like My Cal.net email address)

Incoming Mail Server

Host name:

For @cal.net email addresses use mail.cal.net

For @directcon.net email addresses use pop.directcon.net

Username: Your email address

Password: the password for the email account

Outgoing Mail Server

Host name:

For @cal.net email addresses use smtpauth.cal.net

For @directcon.net email addresses use smtpauth.directcon.net

Username: Your email address

Password: The password for your email address

Tap “Save

You will get a screen stating it cannot verify server identity. Click “continue”

It will take a few minutes to verify the account info, and you see the above prompt again, simply hit “Continue”again .

 

Assuming all your information is correct, you should be ready to go (tested on iPhone 4).

Setting up Cal.net Domain Hosting E-Mail on Your iPhone

This is a short tutorial on setting up your cPanel Domain Hosting Email account on the iPhone (tested on the iPhone 4), this is specific to this type of hosting, and may not work for other types of email accounts.

Tap the Settings icon.


Choose “”Add Account”

 

Select “Other” from the List of account types.

Enter the account information, then click the “next button”

Choose “IMAP” from the Options at the top of the screen, and fill in the fields as indicated

Incoming Mail Server:

Host Name: mail.yourdomain.com

Username : your entire email address

Password : password

 

Outgoing Mail Server:

Host Name: mail.yourdomain.com

Username : your entire email address

Password : password

You will get a screen stating it cannot verify server identity. Click “continue”

It will take a few minutes to verify the account info, and you see the above prompt again, simply hit “Continue”again .

 

Assuming all your information is correct, you should be ready to go. If it fails, check your settings for mistakes. (tested on iPhone 4)