How to Add MSN Account to iPhone

Effortless ‘msn account’ settings

Setting up an ‘msn account’ on the iphone is not a tedious job but becomes one when the steps to follow are unclear. Same situation arises with Outlook/Hotmail or live account configuration in iphone.

For now, if any trouble is faced while getting msn account registered; few easy steps can be trusted upon which are mentioned below:

  1. Go to settings. Immediately select ‘Mail, Contacts and Calendars’.
  2. ‘Account’ option on clicking will allow one to ‘add account’. Do so and confirm the type of account* to be added. In this case, select ‘other’. *Select Microsoft exchange only if a work account is needed.
  3. Select ‘Add Mail Account’ and fill the credentials viz. name, email, password and description on the new account screen.
  4. Select ‘NO’ on the pop-up message which says that”Cannot connect using SSL. Do you want to try setting up the account without SSL?”
  5. Choose pop3 under incoming mail server and fill up spaces as following:
  • Hostname:
  • Username: email
  • Password: your email-password
  1. Under outgoing mail server (SMTP) enter following:
  • Hostname:
  • Username: email
  • Password: your email-password
  1. Select ‘Save’ and enter all inputs manually to see following advance settings:
  • Incoming Uses SSL: On
  • Outgoing Uses SSL: On
  • Authentication: Password
  • Server Port : 995  

After completing above 7 steps, restart the phone. For further assistance, MSN technical support number can prove largely faithful.