Configuring iOS email with Rackspace

Configuring iOS email with Rackspace allows you to send and receive emails using iOS.

Let’s look at how you can use the Rackspace settings to configure your iOS email.

Configuring your iOS email with Rackspace

  1. Visit Settings and tap Passwords and Accounts. In this example, we are using the Mail app for iOS 13.

2. Next, tap Add Account.

3. Select Other at the bottom.

4. Tap Add Mail Account.

5. In the next screen, enter the following information:

Name: Your Name or Business Name
Email Address: Your Mailbox Email Address
Password: Your Mailbox Password
Description: Anything you’d like!

Once done, click Next.

6. Next, enter the following information, the previously entered information should already be prefilled from the last section.

Email Protocol: IMAP

Incoming Mail Server

Host Name: secure.emailsrvr.com
Username: Your Mailbox Email Address
Password: Your Mailbox Password

Outgoing Mail Server

Host Name: secure.emailsrvr.com
Username: Your Mailbox Email Address
Password: Your Mailbox Password

Once done, tap Next.

7. On the next screen, you will need to ensure that the Mail feature is enabled and then hit Save to save your configurations.

Congratulations! You have successfully configured your Rackspace mailbox with the iOS Mail application. The syncing process between the Mail client and your mailbox may take some time based on the amount of email data to be fetched.

Configuring Mozilla Thunderbird email with Rackspace

Configuring Mozilla Thunderbird email with Rackspace allows you to send and receive emails using Mozilla Thunderbird.

Let’s look at how you can use the Rackspace settings to configure your Mozilla Thunderbird email.

What is Rackspace email

Rackspace Email is an affordable, business-class email hosting solution with any time, anywhere access and a 100% uptime guarantee; all backed by industry-leading SLA and administrator access to the team of email hosting experts, 24x7x365.

Moreover, users can access their email using Outlook, their mobile phones, or through the webmail application.

Configuring your Mozilla Thunderbird email with Rackspace

  1. First, Sstart by launching Thunderbird. If this is the first time you’ve opened the Thunderbird, you’ll see a Welcome page prompting you to set up an existing email account.

Your Name: Your Name or Business Name
Email Address: Your Mailbox Email Address
Password: Your Mailbox Password

Once done, click Manual Config.

If you’ve used the Thunderbird before, then go to Menu > New > Existing Mail Account.

2. Then, in the current window, enter the following information to match the image below:

Incoming

Email Protocol: IMAP
Server hostname: secure.emailsrvr.com
Port: 993
SSL: SSL/TLS
Authentication: Autodetect

Outgoing

Email Protocol: SMTP
Server hostname: secure.emailsrvr.com
Port: 465
SSL: SSL/TLS
Authentication: Autodetect

Once done, click Re-test.

3. Once testing is successful, you can click Done to finish the setup.

That’s it! You have now set up Mozilla Thunderbird to work with your Rackspace mailbox. But the syncing process between Thunderbird and your mailbox may take some time based on the amount of email data to be fetched.