Cox email settings for iPhone

On this page you find the Cox mail settings for iPhone. Follow the step-by-step iPhone guide or use the settings overview with the imap and pop3 server email settings for Cox.

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

iPhone guide to setup Cox mail

1 Open 'Settings', click on 'Passwords & accounts' and 'Add account'.

Click on your provider name if it's listed, otherwise click on 'Other'

2 Choose 'Add mail account', and enter the following information:

Name: your own name
Email: your Cox email address
Password: your Cox email password
Description: a personal description

3 Choose pop3 and enter the following details under 'Incoming mail server':

Hostname: pop.cox.net
Username: your Cox email address
Password: your Cox email password

4 Under 'Outgoing mail server' enter the details below and choose 'next':

Hostname: smtp.cox.net
Username: your Cox email address
Password: your Cox email password

5 Make sure 'Email' is checked and click 'Save'.

Your email account is now saved. In the next steps we check if all settings are correct.

6 Click on your newly created email address and choose 'Advanced'. Make sure that the following data is correct under 'Incoming server':

Use SSL: on
Identity check: password
Server port: 110

7 Go back to the previous screen and under 'Outgoing server' click on smtp.cox.net. Make sure the following information is correct:

Use SSL: on
Identity check: password
Server port: 25

8 Choose 'Done' at the top right and restart the iPhone to activate the settings.

Congratulations, your account is now set up. Open the mail app to use your account.

Question and Answer

Have a question regarding your iPhone email setup or think you can help other Cox users out? Please comment below!

  • How can I get the email button to appear on my iPhone screen

    5 months ago
  • Forgot my password, how do I recover or reset?

    6 months ago
  • still doesnt work on my phone. This is SO FRUSTRATING

    6 months ago
  • Changed password & now not receiving emails on phone

    7 months ago
  • my phone does not give me the info for # 3 add account

    7 months ago
  • My cox email settings are correct on my iPhone but I am still not getting my cox mail

    7 months ago
  • For the advanced server port it only lets me put numbers not the “pop.cox.net” that it wants us to put via your website.

    8 months ago
  • Cannot get my cox email to download to my new iPad

    8 months ago
  • I sent up my cox email on my new iPhone 11 and none of my past emails are loading.

    8 months ago
  • Updated my new iPhone 11 pro and me email says mail server pop.cox.net is not responding.

    1 year ago