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Setting up cal.net or directcon.net email on the iPad

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

1. If this is the first account you’re setting up on the iPad tap Mail.

Otherwise, from the Home screen tap Settings

Tap “Mail, Contacts, Calendars” then “Add Account

 

Tap “Add Mail Account

Fill out the “New Account” page as follows…

1) Enter the name you want others to see in the “From” line of the emails you send.

2) Enter your email address (____@cal.net or ____@directcon.net).

3) Enter the password for this email  account.

4) Enter a short description of the account (My Cal.net email, or whatever makes sense to you).

Tap the “Next” button.

Fill in the required information on the next page as follows..

5) Item 5 will differ depending on whether your email ends with @cal.net or @directcon.net

@cal.net Users use mail.cal.net for (5)

@directcon.net users use pop.directcon.net for (5)

6) Enter your email address here

7) Enter the password for your email account here.

8) Item 8 will differ depending on whether your email ends with @cal.net of @directcon.net

@cal.net users use smtpauth.cal.net for (8)

@directcon.net users use smtpauth.directcon.net for (8)

9) Enter your email address here

10) Enter the password for your email here.

Hit enter or click “Save” . Your ipad will now try to retrieve other settings from the server.

You will get 2 pop ups during the verification process, click continue for both.

If you get any warning or errors, check the configuration above, and make sure passwords are correct. If all went as planned, you are now ready to send and receive email on your iPad.