Cox Mail Server Settings | Cox IMAP and SMTP Settings

Cox Mail IMAP Setting

Cox Mail is a free service which is included with all Cox High Speed Internet packages is known as Cox Email. You’ll receive the different benefits with Cox Email.

IMAP is an Internet standard protocol used by email clients and it stands for Internet Message Access Protocol. IMAP is used to retrieve the email from other sources. IMAP servers allow users to see email messages through an email client or application, like Outlook, Apple Mail, Windows Mail, or others. Now let’s see about Cox mail IMAP setting.

The steps for IMAP server setting for setting up Cox Email are given below:

  1. Set account type to IMAP
  2. Set your Email Address (For Ex: user@domain.com) as your username
  3. Set your Email account password as your password
  4. Set imap.cox.net as the server hostname
  5. Set server port to 993
  6. Set required authentication to yes. Here Email account username and password is required
  7. Set SSL/TLS to Yes

Cox Mail SMTP Setting

SMTP stands for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol. It is an Internet standard for electronic mail (email) transmission.  SMTP is used to send e-mail messages between servers. Most e-mail systems that send mail over the Internet use SMTP to send messages from one server to another.

The steps for SMTP server setting for setting up Cox Email are given below:

  1. Set account type to SMTP
  2. Set your Email Address (For Ex: user@domain.com) as your username
  3. Set your Email account password as your password
  4. Set smtp.cox.net as the server hostname
  5. Set server port to 587
  6. Set required authentication to yes. Here Email account username and password is required
  7. Set SSL/TLS to Yes

steps for manual setup of Cox mail using IMAP and SMTP on  Android Devices :

    1. Start by choosing the Mail icon from your applications screen. And then put the email address and email password. Select Manual Setup

    2. Choose IMAP
    3. If you have chosen IMAP, make sure to enter the below settings and click Next

      • Set IMAP Server as imap.cox.net
      • Set Security type to None
      • Set Port to 143 for IMAP
        Secure – Port: 993 and Security Type: SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)

           Insecure – Port: 143 and Security Type: None (Accept all certificates)

    4. Enter the below outgoing SMTP Settings for COX.NET and click Select Next

      • Set SMTP Server as smtp.cox.net
      • Set Security type to None
      • Set Port to 587 for outgoing SMTP
          • Outgoing (SMTP) Secure = Port: 465 for and Security Type: SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)
          • Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Secure = Port: 587 and Security Type: SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)
          • Outgoing (SMTP) = Port: 25 and Security Type: None (Accept all certificates)
          • Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Insecure = Port: 587 and Security Type: None (Accept all certificates)

    5. Select Done. Now You are ready to use your email account on your Android phone

steps for manual setup of Cox mail using IMAP and SMTP on the Apple Devices :

  1. Choose the Settings icon on your home screen

  2. Select Mail
  3. Select Accounts
  4. Select Add Account
  5. Choose Other from the menu
  6. Choose Add Mail Account

  7. Now put your Name, Email & Password and then click Next

  8. Choose IMAP. Scroll down to Incoming Mail Server and put all the necessary details, do the same for Outgoing Mail Server and then select Next.

    • Make sure that User Name is the full email address. User Name and Password are the same for both Incoming & Outgoing servers.
    • Set Incoming Mail Server Host Name as imap.cox.net
    • Set Outgoing Mail Server Host Name as smtp.cox.net
  9. You may receive a prompt asking you to verify the incoming and outgoing servers – you can click continue for each or tap “Details” and then tap “Trust”
  10. Save it
  11. Choose the new account that you’ve just created
  12. Choose the SMTP server
  13. Check the SMTP settings and click Done

  • Outgoing Mail Server Host Name for COX.NET is smtp.cox.net
  • Set full COX.NET email address as username
  • Set your email password as your login password
  • Set SSL to On. You can also turn it off and use the correct Port number as below.
    • Outgoing (SMTP) Secure = Port: 465 for and Security Type: SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)
    • Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Secure = Port: 587 and Security Type: SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)
    • Outgoing (SMTP) = Port: 25 and Security Type: None (Accept all certificates)
    • Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Insecure = Port: 587 and Security Type: None (Accept all certificates)
  • Authentication is Password
  • Set Server Port to 587

Congratulations! Now you are ready to use your email account on your iPhone. These are all the steps that you need to go through for Cox mail settings on Android and Apple devices. If you have problems regarding email settings POP, IMAP or SMTP of any other mail servcies, then visit our website.

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