3712 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Apr 25, 2010 5:05 PM by AnotherMacUser
I tried to follow these instructions for connecting my iPhone 3GS to my Cox email account (the East region) with this page from Cox:
I could not get incoming or outgoing mail to work as shown in the article; although I could save the settings, when I tried to access the mailbox I got "failure to connect" error messages.
Just for kicks, instead of entering my full email address for the *incoming mail server* and *outgoing mail server* settings (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org) as the Cox article displays, I entered my email address without the @ symbol and domain, just joeblow for both of those settings.
Eureka, that worked. I found that it worked being connected to my home wifi, and when connected without wifi over the regular cellular network and the 3G network.
So far, so good. I'll keep trying this for a day or two, and if it still works I'll post full instructions and also provide a comment to Cox so they can provide this suggestion as well. I'm sure these settings worked for Cox at one time, so I'm not sure why they didn't seem to work for me.