iPhone and iPad

These user guides will help you to set up an IMAP account on Apple iPhone or iPad to send and receive e-mails with your e-mail address of the University of Vienna.

Configure e-mail account

On your iPad/iPhone select the symbol Settings.

In the settings, select the category Passwords & Accounts.

Click Add Account. If you have not set up an e-mail account yet, you can skip this step.

Select the last entry: Other

Press Add Mail Account.

Now type in the following details:

  • Name: Your name
  • E-mail: Your e-mail address of the University of Vienna
  • Password: Your u:account password

The name you type in the field Description is up to you. It helps you to differ between other e-mail accounts on your device. Press on the top right on Next.

Type in the following in the next form:

Server for incoming e-mails:

  • Host name: imap.univie.ac.at
  • User name: Your u:account userID
  • Password: Your u:account password

Server for outgoing e-mails:

  • Host name: mail.univie.ac.at
  • User name: Your u:account userID
  • Password: Your u:account password

Confirm with Next.

Mail should be activated. Press Save to finish setting up your e-mail account.