How to Access Zoho Mail via IMAP in Any Email Program

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Zoho Mail is great on the web and in a browser. It can be even swifter and greater, though, in a dedicated email program on your desktop or mobile device.

Using IMAP access, you can not only download new messages—and send, of course—but also see all your online folders (albeit not the labels) and move messages, for instance.

Access Zoho Mail via IMAP in Any Email Program

To set up Zoho Mail for IMAP access in your email program, service or device:

  • Follow the Settings link in Zoho Mail.
  • Go to the Personalize tab for the desired account.
  • Now go to the Email forwarding and POP/IMAP category.
  • Make sure Enable is selected for IMAP Access.
  • Click Save.

Set Up Your Email Program or Service for Zoho Mail IMAP Access

To access your Zoho Mail account via IMAP in your email client, select it below:

If your email program is not listed, set up a new account in it using the following settings:

Incoming Mail (IMAP):

  • IMAP server: imap.zoho.com
  • IMAP port: 993
  • Require SSL: Yes
  • User name: your Zoho Mail user name
    • You need not include "@zoho.com", for example, or your domain name.
  • Password: your Zoho Mail password

Outgoing Mail (SMTP):

  • SMTP server: smtp.zoho.com
  • SMTP port: 465
  • Require SSL: Yes
  • Require SMTP authentication: Yes
  • User name: your Zoho Mail user name
  • Password: your Zoho Mail password

As an alternative, you can also set up access to a Zoho Mail account using POP.