TalkTalk Mail Settings | TalkTalk IMAP and SMTP Settings

TalkTalk mail IMAP setting

     TalkTalk Telecom Group plc which is commonly known as TalkTalk Group, and trading as TalkTalk, is a company which provides pay television, Internet access, telecommunications, and mobile network services to consumers and businesses in the United Kingdom. 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. Now let’s see about TalkTalk mail IMAP setting.

The steps for TalkTalk mail IMAP setting are given below:

  • Set your Email address as your user name
  • Set your Email account password as the password
  • Set server hostname to mail.talktalk.net
  • Set server port to 143
  • Set authentication requirement to yes, Email account username and password
  • Set SSL/TLS to No

TalkTalk Mail SMTP Settings

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 TalkTalk mail SMTP setting are given below:

  • Set your Email address as your user name
  • Set your Email account password as the password
  • Set server hostname to smtp.o2.co.uk
  • Set server port to 25
  • Set authentication requirement to yes, Email account username and password
  • Set SSL/TLS to No

Here the steps for manual setup of TalkTalk mail using IMAP and SMTP on the Android phone are given below:

  1. At first, select the Mail icon from your applications screen. And then enter the email address and password. Choose Manual Setup
    TalkTalk Mail Settings on Android Phone1
  2. Choose IMAP
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  3. If you have chosen IMAP then enter the following settings and click Next
  • Set IMAP server as mail.talktalk.net
  • Set Security type as None
  • Set Port as 143 for IMAP
    • Secure : Port = 993and Security Type: SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)
    • Insecure: Port = 143 and Security Type: None (Accept all certificates)
      TalkTalk Mail Settings on Android Phone3

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

  • Set SMTP Server as smtp.o2.co.uk
  • Set Security type as None
  • Set Port as 25 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)
      TalkTalk Mail Settings on Android Phone4

5. At last, Select Done. And now you are ready to use your email account on your Android phone.

Also Read: Gmail IMAP and SMTP Settings

And here are the steps for manual setup of TalkTalk mail using IMAP and SMTP on the Apple iPhone:

  1. Choose the Settings icon on your home screen
  2. Select Mail
    TalkTalk Mail Settings onApple iPhone1
  3. Select Accounts
    TalkTalk Mail Settings onApple iPhone2
  4. Select Add Account
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  5. Select Other from the menu
    TalkTalk Mail Settings onApple iPhone4
  6. Select Add Mail Account
  7. Enter your Name, Email & Password and then click Next
  8. Select Now Scroll down to Incoming Mail Server and then put all the necessary details, then do the same for Outgoing Mail Server, and then select Next.
  • Make sure that User Name is the full email address. User Name & Password are the same for both Incoming & Outgoing servers.
  • Incoming Mail Server Host Name is mail.talktalk.net
  • Outgoing Mail Server Host Name is smtp.o2.co.uk
    TalkTalk Mail Settings onApple iPhone5
  1. You may receive a prompt asking you to verify the incoming and outgoing servers –click continue for each or tap “Details” and then tap “Trust”
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  2. Save it
  3. Choose the new account that you’ve just created
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  4. Choose the SMTP server
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  5. Check the SMTP settings and click Done
  • Set Outgoing Mail Server Host Name for TALKTALK.NET as smtp.o2.co.uk
  • Set full TALKTALK.NET email address as user Name
  • Set your email password as 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 465
    TalkTalk Mail Settings onApple iPhone10

Congratulations! Now you are ready to use your email account on your iPhone.

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