What Are the Mail.com IMAP Settings?

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Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) makes it possible for you access and respond to your emails anywhere because messages are saved to and retrieved from the email server. Use these IMAP server settings to access your Mail.com messages and email folders from any email program or service.

Only premium Mail.com subscribers have IMAP access to their accounts. The Freemail plan does not support IMAP or POP.

Mail.com IMAP Settings

Access Mail.com's IMAP services using the following settings:

  • Mail.com IMAP server address: imap.mail.com
  • Mail.com IMAP user name: Your full Mail.com email address (for example, example@mail.com)
  • Mail.com IMAP password: Your Mail.com password
  • Mail.com IMAP port: 993
  • Mail.com IMAP TLS/SSL required: yes
  • Mail.com SMTP (outgoing) server: smtp.mail.com
  • Mail.com SMTP port: 587
  • Mail.com SMTP TLS/SSL required: no
Screenshot of POP and IMAP account settings for mail.com

Still Can't Connect to Mail.com?

The IMAP server settings are necessary to connect to the Mail.com IMAP server, but they are not the only email server settings you need to fully access your Mail.com address.

If you can't send emails through your email client, it's most likely because the Mail.com SMTP server settings are wrong or missing. SMTP settings provide the email client with the information it needs to send email on your behalf.

Another way to send email through your Mail.com account is to use the Mail.com POP server settings. POP offers an alternative way to download your Mail.com emails, but it's not the most helpful. IMAP provides greater flexibility to access all your emails from anywhere, manipulate them from anywhere, and sync your email account on all the devices you use to access your mail.

Read more about POP and IMAP to see how they're different and what benefits and disadvantages they bring.

Adding Mail.com to Your Email Program

With the Mail.com IMAP settings handy, you're ready to add the account to your Android phone, your iPhone or iPad, or to Microsoft Outlook.