E-mail - Configure on iPhone/iPad (iOS)

E-mail - Configure on iPhone/iPad (iOS)

If you are moved to Office365 follow the instructions for students on the Exchange environment lower on this page.

'Cyrus' e-mail configuration for students

Go to Settings > General > E-mail, contacts, calendars > Add account ... > Choose Other > Add Mail Account

  • Name: your name (will appear as sender name)
  • Address: your UGent e-mail address
  • Password: your UGent password
  • Description: UGent mail

'Incoming Mail Server' (IMAP)

  • Host name: mail.ugent.be
  • User Name: your UGent username
  • Password: your UGent password

'Outgoing Mail Server'

  • SMTP
    • Host Name: smtp.ugent.be
    • User Name: your UGent login (username)
    • Password: your UGent password
  • You need to save the account first and then navigate to Accounts, UGent mail, Account
    • SMTP: smtp.ugent.be and review the settings and change where necessary
      • Use SSL: I (Turn on)
      • Serverport: 587
    • Advanced
      • Use SSL: I
      • Serverport: 993
Note: The SMTP server requires a secure connection to be able to send e-mails over SMTP. You can request this from the helpdesk.