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 just updated my operating system on my iPhone and now I can’t get to sent messages in my cox email account. Can you help?

    2 days ago
  • I changed my password and now I am not receiving emails on my phone

    1 week ago
  • I need to know when I sign up date

    2 weeks ago
  • Changed my password yesterday online and now my phone is not receiving email. I have followed the instructions and still not able to get email. I do have an iPhone XR

    1 month ago
  • Attempting to set up this email account on a new iphone, however, I have forgotten the email password.

    1 month ago
  • Changed my password yesterday online and now my phone is not receiving email. I have followed the instructions and still not able to get email. I do have a iphone 7.

    1 month ago
  • The email icon on my desktop disappeared. Now I have to go into the cox site to access my email. How do I reset the shortcut ( the yellow envelope icon)? so it appears along the bottom of my screen with other shortcut icons??

    1 month ago
  • It keeps saying my email address or password is incorrect for the pop the Cox.net

    1 month ago
  • It keeps saying Email or password incorrect on the pop that Cox.net.

    1 month ago
  • Good morning! I've created a secondary mailbox on my primary account "Busyallx@cox.net, however, I'm trying to either link the 2 email to one mailbox icon on my I-phone 6s device or create 2-different icons one for primary email "busyallx@cox.net and secondary 2019AZInternational@cox.net, any help would be appreciated.

    1 month 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