iPhone - Cox mail setup

Set up iPhone Cox

On this page you'll find the Cox mail settings for iPhone and iPad. Besides an overview with the imap and pop3 server mailsettings for Cox, we offer you a comprehensive guide for setting up your Cox email on your iPhone or iPad.

The exact steps may vary by model, but all the settings can to be found here. If you don't succeed or you think something is not right, do not hesitate to ask your question at the bottom of the page!

1 Choose settings

2 Scroll down and choose Mail, Contacts and Calendars

3 Tap Add account and select Other

4 Tap Add Mail Account and enter the following information:

Name: your name
Email: your Cox email-address
Password: your Cox email-password
Description: enter "Cox"

5 Choose pop3 under incoming mail server and enter the following information:

Hostname: pop.cox.net
Username: email
Password: your email-password

6 Scroll down and under outgoing mail server, enter the following information:

Hostname: smtp.cox.net
Username: email
Password: your email-password

7 Tap save and in select your emailadress in the next screen.

8 Scroll down and under outgoing mail server choose SMTP.

9 Under Main server select smtp.cox.net and make sure the following information is displayed:

SSL: none
Serverport: 25

10 Tap done and go to the previous screen. Choose Advanced and make sure the following information is correct:

SSL: none
Serverport: pop.cox.net

11 Again, go back to the previous screen. Restart your iPhone to finish the setup!

Question and Answer

  • I forgot my cox email password

    1 week ago
  • what is my user name for cox email? If

    2 weeks ago
  • ON the fourth step on setting up my e-mail to my I Phone, it says Cox email password. Is that just my password I log in with and the same one I use on step five ? ( or is it my secondary password I use for Cox webmail?

    3 weeks ago
  • I am having problems sending messages, my incoming and outgoing settings have pop.east.cox.net / smtp.east.cox.net with server port 465. these are different than the instructions above? should i add a new account using the above instructions (pop.cox.net and smtp.cox.net with SSL turned off and port 25 ?

    1 month ago
  • My Cox email hasn’t work since last Wednesday I keep putting my email in and my password but it still won’t work I don’t know

    1 month ago
  • My Cox email hasn’t work since last Wednesday I keep putting my email in and my password but it still won’t work I don’t know

    1 month ago
  • can't get emails to go out of mailbox

    2 months ago
  • Forgot password - can’t get it via email because I can’t get my email on my new iPad - can you send it to me ? I don’t know why my email didn’t automatically transfer to my new iPad so I’m trying to do it manually ...

    2 months ago
  • Can't set up email account on iphone 8. It will not except pop.cox.net

    2 months ago
  • the emails keep downloading to my phone even though i have deleted them they come back

    2 months ago

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Mail settings Cox

POP / IMAP pop3
Incoming server pop.cox.net
Incoming port 110
SSl (security) incoming none
Outgoing server smtp.cox.net
Outgoing port 25
Requires sign-in yes