iPhone - Excite mail setup

Set up iPhone Excite

On this page you'll find the Excite mail settings for iPhone and iPad. Besides an overview with the imap and pop3 server mailsettings for Excite, we offer you a comprehensive guide for setting up your Excite email on your iPhone or iPad.

The exact steps may vary by model, but all the settings can to be found here. If you don't succeed or you think something is not right, do not hesitate to ask your question at the bottom of the page!

1 Choose settings

2 Scroll down and choose Mail, Contacts and Calendars

3 Tap Add account and select Other

4 Tap Add Mail Account and enter the following information:

Name: your name
Email: your Excite email-address
Password: your Excite email-password
Description: enter "Excite"

5 Choose pop3 under incoming mail server and enter the following information:

Hostname: pop3.excite.com
Username: email
Password: your email-password

6 Scroll down and under outgoing mail server, enter the following information:

Hostname: smtp.excite.com
Username: email
Password: your email-password

7 Tap save and in select your emailadress in the next screen.

8 Scroll down and under outgoing mail server choose SMTP.

9 Under Main server select smtp.excite.com and make sure the following information is displayed:

SSL: ssl
Serverport: 465

10 Tap done and go to the previous screen. Choose Advanced and make sure the following information is correct:

SSL: ssl
Serverport: pop3.excite.com

11 Again, go back to the previous screen. Restart your iPhone to finish the setup!

Question and Answer

  • I tried this setup three times in iPhone 6s and it tells me "Cannot Get Mail- the user name or password for "pop3.excite.com" is incorrect- pls advise

    7 months ago
  • I want to setup my email on my Android phone and it keeps saying I can't do it

    8 months ago
  • I am trying to set up my husbands email to come onto his iPad and it keeps saying the wrong username/password have been entered. Any thoughts or suggestions?

    1 year ago

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