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Setting up your email on your iPhone (iOS 7 & 8)

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Learn how to set up your Exede.net or WildBlue.net email with your iPhone or iPad.


NOTE: To avoid error messages, it's a good idea to first delete your existing wildblue.net or exede.net account on your phone before setting up the new account.

How to Set up your email on your iPhone (iOS 7 & 8)

Step 1: Settings

Tap the Settings icon on your homepage, identified by the gray wheel.

Step 2: Mail, Contacts, Calenders

Tap the Mail, Contacts, Calendars icon to view a list of your current accounts.

Step 3: Add Account

Tap Add Account to start the setup process.

Step 4: Other

Tap Other from the account type list.

Step 5: Add Mail Account

Tap Add Mail Account to continue.

Step 6: Enter Information

Enter:
-Name: Your name as would like it to be seen on outgoing emails
-Email: Your full @exede.net email address (e.g. username@exede.net)
-Password: Your current email password
-Description: Name to be displayed when viewing your account on your iPhone

Note:
If you are using a WildBlue email address, you will enter your email as username@wildblue.net

Step 7: Next

Tap Next to continue setup.

Step 8: Enter Information

-Enter:
-Ensure the IMAP option is highlighted at the top of the page
-Name: Name to be displayed on your outgoing emails
-Email: Your @exede.net email address (e.g. username@exede.net)
-Description: Name displayed when viewing account on device
-Incoming Mail Server:
                                          -Host Name: mail.exede.net
                                          -User Name: Your @exede.net email address (e.g. username@exede.net)
                                          -Password: Your email password
-Outgoing Mail Server:
                                          -Host Name: smtp.exede.net
                                          -User Name: Your @exede.net email address (e.g. username@exede.net)
                                          -Password: Your email password

 Note: Some fields may be already filled out based on previous entries
Note: If you are using a WildBlue email address, you will  replace all mail.exede.net and smtp.exede.net server names with mail.wildblue.net or smtp.wildblue.net.

Step 9: Next

Tap Next to accept these settings.

Step 10: Save

Tap Save to return to the Mail, Contacts and Calendars menu.

Step 11: Home

The accounts list will now show the new account settings. Press the Home button on your device to return to the main screen.

Step 12: Mail

Tap the Mail icon to open the email app. Your device setup is complete and will now begin downloading email.



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