iPhone - Cox Business mail setup

Set up iPhone Cox Business

On this page you'll find the Cox Business mail settings for iPhone and iPad. Besides an overview with the imap and pop3 server mailsettings for Cox Business, we offer you a comprehensive guide for setting up your Cox Business 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 Business email-address
Password: your Cox Business email-password
Description: enter "Cox Business"

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

Hostname: imap.coxmail.net
Username: email
Password: your email-password

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

Hostname: smtp.coxmail.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.coxmail.net and make sure the following information is displayed:

SSL: ssl
Serverport: 465

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

SSL: ssl
Serverport: imap.coxmail.net

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

Question and Answer

  • I am unable to send an email. Message says server can’t send from my email address and sends my messages to the outbox

    10 months ago
  • My email suddenly stopped working on my iPhone went in to update to these settings and never connects to the server continues to be in verify mode.. Suggestions?

    11 months ago
  • just updated from I-phone 6 to I-phone 10 and cant get cox business email. Have a .com not a .net

    1 year ago
  • I can’t get cox email on my iPhone the server will not verify

    1 year ago
  • Can’t get the server to connect. Doesn’t verify

    1 year ago
  • I'm trying to set up mail for my dad's new iPhone7, but your settings don't work. Is there an update to these directions for iPhone7? Thanks

    3 years ago
  • I need a help set up cox business email on my Iphone plus

    3 years ago
  • I determined that iPhone and Android access to our business email accounts requires the IMAP and SMTP hostnames to end in COM rather than NET. This article says to use NET.

    3 years ago

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Mail settings Cox Business

POP / IMAP imap
Incoming server imap.coxmail.net
Incoming port 993
SSl (security) incoming ssl
Outgoing server smtp.coxmail.net
Outgoing port 465
Requires sign-in yes