Cox SMTP Setting for iPhone

by Mike Venture

Outgoing email is sent through a Simple Mail Transfer Protocol server. The Mail app on your iPhone needs the correct Cox SMTP server set for you to be able to send email using your Cox email account. Your iPhone should have detected the settings automatically when you set up the account, but it may not have, or Cox may have changed the settings after you set up the account.

1

Tap the "Settings" icon.

2

Tap "Mail, Contacts, Calendars."

3

Tap your Cox account in the list of email accounts.

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Verify the account is turned on at the top of the screen

5

Tap "SMTP."

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Tap "Add Server."

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Enter "smtp.cox.net" without quotation marks in the Host Name field. Enter your Cox email username and password.

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Tap "Save." Your iPhone will verify the server, which may take several minutes.

About the Author

Based in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mike Venture has been writing since 2005. He has written for the RAND Corporation, Sterling & Ross Publishers and Metropol Literary Agency. He has also worked as a technical writer at several software start-ups. Venture holds a Bachelor of Arts in creative writing from the University of Pittsburgh.

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