IMAP/POP configuration (iOS device profile)

With the IMAP/POP configuration you add an IMAP or POP email account to the iOS device.

Setting/Field Description
Account name The display name of the email account on the device.
Account type The type of the email server for incoming email.

Can be either IMAP or POP.

User display name The display name of the user for outgoing email.

You can use the variable %_USERNAME_% and the server will replace it with the actual user name.

Email address The email address of the account.

You can use the variable %_EMAILADDRESS_% and the server will replace it with the actual email address.

Allow move The user can move emails from this account to another. This also allows users to use a different account when replying to or forwarding a message from this account.
Allow recent address syncing The account is included in the syncing for the list of recent addresses.
Use in Mail only The account can only be used to send messages from the Mail app. It cannot be selected as a sending account for messages created with other apps, for example Photos or Safari.
Allow Mail Drop Allow Apple Mail Drop for this account.
Enable S/MIME Support the S/MIME encryption standard.
Signing certificate

Encryption certificate

The certificates that are used for email signing and encryption.

To select a certificate, you must first upload it in a Client certificate configuration of the current profile.

Allow user to send unencrypted emails For each outgoing email, the user can choose to encrypt it or not.
Incoming email
Email server and port The host name or IP address and the port number of the server for incoming email (inbound server).
User name The user name for connecting to the inbound server.
Authentication type The authentication method for connecting to the inbound server.
Password The password for connecting to the inbound server (if required).
SSL Use Secure Sockets Layer for incoming email transfer.
Outgoing email
Email server and port The host name or IP address and the port number of the server for outgoing email (outbound server).
User name The user name for connecting to the outbound server.
Authentication type The authentication method for connecting to the outbound server.
Password The password for connecting to the outbound server (if required).
Use same password as for incoming email Use the password that is specified for incoming email.
SSL Use Secure Sockets Layer for outgoing email transfer.