Question: What Is SSL On IPhone Email Settings?

A Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a tool that uses encryption to protect your privacy when emailing from your iPhone to an Exchange email server, and is available on most Exchange email servers that use IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) mail protocol.

Should I use SSL for email?

The Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) provides encryption for TCP/IP connections as they transit the Internet and local networks between a client and a server. For these reasons, I strongly recommend that you use SSL-enabled connections for sending and receiving email, not just on your iPhone, but on all devices.

How do I turn off SSL on my iPhone?

Disable SSL on Iphone

  • Click on Settings.
  • Click on Mail, Contacts and Calendars.
  • Under Accounts Select your Email Account.
  • Click on your Account again.
  • Scroll to the bottom of the account screen and click on Advanced.
  • Scroll to the bottom and under Incoming Settings Use SSL turn that off.
  • Make sure Authentication is set to Password.

What does enable SSL mean?

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a server and a client—typically a web server (website) and a browser, or a mail server and a mail client (e.g., Outlook).

What is the correct incoming server and SSL settings?

Secure (SSL/TLS) POP3 Settings

  1. Incoming server (IMAP) is port 993.
  2. Use the following type of encrypted connection is “TLS”
  3. Outgoing server (SMTP) is port 465.
  4. Use the following type of encrypted connection is “TLS”

What does SSL mean on email settings?

Secured Socket Layer

Is Gmail a SSL?

gmail sends emails to google servers with HTTP. Conclusion – if using gmail, always use HTTPS but know there is no encryption between google’s servers, but in the ‘outside world’ the connection between google clients (as long as using https) is secure. if using thunderbird (or something else) turn on TLS.