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

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

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

    1 week 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.

    3 weeks ago
  • I use to use G Mail and route my cox.net thru G mail for business reasons, now I am selling my business and could just use Cox Web Mail.. not via Gmail? I changed my password yesterday and now I have no e mails working, says wrong password? I have a Mac book pro, version Mohave 10.14

    1 month ago
  • I forgot my cox email password

    2 months ago
  • what is my user name for cox email? If

    2 months 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?

    2 months 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 ?

    3 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