OPTIMUM Email Settings


OPTIMUM Email Settings

OPTIMUM.NET is quite famous for its issue-free email services. Nowadays, all the email services providers have gained a good number of customer base thus, resulting in more server issues, problems and the network slowdowns due to traffic. But the OPTIMUM.NET email is free from all these problems. You will never find any server issue or network slowdown with the OPTIMUM.NET email. An OPTIMUM.NET email account can be configured on various email client platforms and devices. To use the OPTIMUM.NET email services on any device or email client platform without any issue, you need to configure your OPTIMUM.NET email account on the basis of correct OPTIMUM email settings. And this article is just about it.

Now, we must proceed further and find below the table highlighting all the required OPTIMUM email settings for the successful setup of an OPTIMUM.NET email account. You simply need to follow all the beneath given steps and settings as described.

OPTIMUM.NET IMAP Settings (Incoming Mail Server)

The IMAP server settings are required in the process of the activation of your email account’s incoming mail services. The OPTIMUM.NET IMAP settings to be entered by the user are listed below and these server settings will allow the activation of incoming mail services on any OPTIMUM.NET email account. 

OPTIMUM.NET Incoming Email Server account typeIMAP
OPTIMUM.NET Incoming Email Server user nameYour full OPTIMUM.NET email address
OPTIMUM.NET Incoming Email Server passwordYour OPTIMUM.NET email password
OPTIMUM.NET Incoming Email Server hostname mail.optimum.net
OPTIMUM.NET Incoming Email Server Port993
OPTIMUM.NET Incoming Email Server TLS/SSL requiredYES
Authentication requiredYES (Email account Username and Password) 

You should be able to receive emails without any issue in your OPTIMUM.NET email inbox after following the above mentioned OPTIMUM.NET IMAP settings.

OPTIMUM.NET POP Settings (Incoming Mail Server)

The user has the option to go ahead with the IMAP server or the POP server to be used for incoming OPTIMUM.NET mail services. You have to choose according to your needs and preferences. So in case of OPTIMUM.NET POP settings, enter and use the server settings as described in the table below.

OPTIMUM.NET Incoming Email Server account typePOP
OPTIMUM.NET Incoming Email Server user nameYour full OPTIMUM.NET email address
OPTIMUM.NET Incoming Email Server passwordYour OPTIMUM.NET email password
OPTIMUM.NET Incoming Email Server hostnamemail.optimum.net
OPTIMUM.NET Incoming Email Server Port995
OPTIMUM.NET Incoming Email Server TLS/SSL requiredYES
Authentication requiredYES (Email account Username and Password) 

The above-mentioned OPTIMUM.NET POP settings make it easy to configure your email account as a POP account and now enjoy the incoming OPTIMUM mail services without trouble.

OPTIMUM.NET SMTP Settings (Outgoing Mail Server)

The IMAP or POP server settings are used for the activation of incoming mail services, but you must use the correct OPTIMUM.NET SMTP settings as mentioned underneath in the table if you want to send an email to your friends, relatives, colleagues, etc.

OPTIMUM.NET outgoing Email Server account typeSMTP
OPTIMUM.NET outgoing Email Server user nameYour full OPTIMUM.NET email address
OPTIMUM.NET outgoing Email Server passwordYour OPTIMUM.NET email password
OPTIMUM.NET outgoing Email Server hostnamemail.optimum.net
OPTIMUM.NET outgoing Email Server Port465
OPTIMUM.NET outgoing Email Server TLS/SSL requiredYES
Authentication requiredYES (Email account Username and Password) 

If you have applied all the aforementioned OPTIMUM.NET SMTP settings, then your account is all set now. You can send emails to anyone through your OPTIMUM.NET email account without any problem or issue. 

OPTIMUM Email Settings For Outlook (Automatic Setup)

Looking for the OPTIMUM email settings for Outlook to set up your OPTIMUM.NET mail account? No problem, all the required OPTIMUM email settings for Outlook that will help you set up your OPTIMUM email account on Outlook are listed below in a stepwise manner.

Step 1- Firstly, you are required to open the Outlook program on your system.

Step 2- Now select the Tools option from the available menu items.

Step 3- Click on the “Accounts Settings”.

Step 4- On the Accounts settings page, head towards the email tab and then click on “New”.

Step 5- Select for the option of “Microsoft Exchange, IMAP, POP3 or HTTP”.

Step 6- You need to enter the necessary details/information such as your name, complete email address and password in the respective fields and afterward make a click on the “Next” button. 

Step 7- Now the Outlook program will configure your OPTIMUM.NET mail account on the basis of automatic IMAP settings.

Step 8- In the end, you simply need to click on the “Finish” button and afterward “Close”.

In this way, you can easily set up an OPTIMUM email account on Outlook. When you follow all the aforementioned steps in succession, the necessary OPTIMUM email settings for Outlook are applied automatically and you are good to go ahead and use the OPTIMUM.NET email services through your Outlook account.

OPTIMUM Email Settings For Outlook (Manual Setup) 

Find below the steps describing all the important OPTIMUM email settings for Outlook following which anyone can set up an OPTIMUM email account. Follow the easy steps below and enjoy the OPTIMUM.NET email services on your Outlook account.

Step 1- Firstly, you are required to open the Outlook program on your system.

Step 2- Now click on the option of “Tools” that is available on the menu bar.

Step 3- Select the “Accounts Settings” option.

Step 4- Find and click on the email tab that is located on the page of Account Settings and afterward click on the “New” option. 

Step 5- Select the option of “Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP” and then just hit the “Next” button.

Step 6- You must tick the checkbox that reads as “Manually configured server settings or additional server types” and then simply click on the “Next” button.

Step 7- Choose the “Internet email” option and afterward click on the “Next” button.

Step 8- Now you must fill in all the necessary details in the respective field boxes depending on your selection of the IMAP or POP server and then click on the “More Settings” option.

Step 9- Head towards the outgoing server tab and make sure that the checkboxes that read “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication” and “Use same settings as my incoming mail server” are ticked.

Step 10- Now go to the Advanced tab and ensure that the server settings are as mentioned below according to your selection of the IMAP or POP server.

OPTIMUM.NET POP settings

Incoming port 110
Outgoing port 465
Secure port 995
Security type SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)
Insecure port 110
Security type None (Accept all certificates)
“This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)” Must not be ticked
“Use the following type of encrypted connection (SSL)” Must be set as None

OPTIMUM.NET IMAP settings

Incoming port 143
Outgoing port 465
Secure port 993
Security type SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)
Insecure port 143
Security type None (Accept all certificates)
“This server requires an encrypted connection” Must not be ticked
“Use the following type of encrypted connection” Must be set as None
  • Make sure to tick the “This service requires a secure connection (SSL)” checkbox for both the incoming and the outgoing mails if you wish to enable the secure SSL/TLS settings.

OPTIMUM.NET SMTP settings

Outgoing secure port (SMTP) 465
Security type SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)
Outgoing secure port (SMTP roaming server) 587
Security type SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)
Outgoing port (SMTP) 25
Security type None (Accept all certificates)
Outgoing insecure port (SMTP roaming server) port 587
Security type None (Accept all certificates)

Step 11- Now, you need to hit the “OK” button to save and apply the aforementioned server settings.

Step 12- In the end, you are required to make a click on the “Next” button and afterward click on “Finish” to finish the account configuration process.

Superb! You have successfully set up your OPTIMUM.NET email account on Outlook on the basis of the correct OPTIMUM email settings. Start sending emails through Outlook by using your OPTIMUM email account. All versions of Outlook that you may use on your device will require the same above server settings for the successful configuration of your OPTIMUM email account on Outlook.

OPTIMUM Email Settings For iPhone

Most users who try to configure their OPTIMUM.NET email account on their iOS devices get confused regarding the required OPTIMUM email settings for iPhone. But you must not worry, just refer to the guide below and be informed of all the appropriate server settings that must be applied to your email account. Also, find below the other essential steps, along with the correct OPTIMUM email settings for iPhone to successfully set up your OPTIMUM.NET email account on iPhone.

Step 1- Firstly, you must go to your iPhone’s settings.

Step 2- Now, you need to click on the option of “Mail”.

Step 3- Click on the option of “Accounts”.

Step 4- Select the “Add Account” option.

Step 5- Now, you need to select the “Other” option from the available options in the menu.

Step 6- Click on the “Add Mail Account” option.

Step 7- Now you need to fill in all the necessary information/details such as your name, complete email address and the password in the provided field boxes and then simply hit the “Next” button.

Step 8- You must choose from the "POP" or "IMAP" server according to your preference and requirements. 

Step 9- If you wish to go ahead with the POP server, then input and apply the server settings as referenced beneath under the section of incoming mail server and the outgoing mail server and then hit the "Next" button.

  • Fill-in the complete email address in the place of Username. The username and password will remain the same for both the incoming and outgoing mail servers as well. 
  • Enter “mail.optimum.net” in the place of incoming mail server hostname.
  • Enter “mail.optimum.net” in the place of outgoing mail server hostname.

You can likewise choose to go ahead with the IMAP server in the place of the POP server and then input the server settings as provided underneath:

  • Make sure that your complete OPTIMUM.NET email address is filled in the place of the username. The username and password will remain the same for both the outgoing and incoming mail servers as well.
  • Enter “mail.optimum.net” in the place of the incoming mail server hostname.
  • Enter “mail.optimum.net” in the place of the outgoing mail server.

Step 10- You will now see a prompt message on your iPhone’s screen asking for the verification of the incoming and outgoing server details. You just need to click on the “Continue” button for the incoming and the outgoing servers as well or simply click on the “Details” and then click on “Trust”.

Step 11- Now you need to click on the “Save” button to apply the aforementioned server settings.

Step 12- Select the newly created account.

Step 13- Choose the “SMTP Server” option.

Sep 14- Ensure that you have input the SMTP server settings as mentioned underneath and then hit the "Done" button.

  • The outgoing mail server hostname must be set as “mail.optimum.net”.
  • Your complete email address must be filled in the place of the username.
  • Your email account password must be filled in the place of the password. 
  • You may set the SSL to On or set it to off and then enter the server port settings as given below.
(SMTP) outgoing secure port 465
Security type SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)
(SMTP roaming server) outgoing secure port 587
Security type SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)
(SMTP) outgoing port 25
Security type None (Accept all certificates)
(SMTP roaming server) insecure port 587
Security type None (Accept all certificates)
  • In the end, you need to select the option of “Password” for the purpose of Authentication.

Great! You are done with all the necessary steps to guarantee that your OPTIMUM.NET email account has been set up successfully on your iPhone. Through the aforementioned steps, all the correct OPTIMUM email settings for iPhone will apply automatically and you will not face any difficulty while sending/receiving emails.

OPTIMUM Email Settings For Android

If you want to set up your OPTIMUM email account on your Android device, then you must be aware of and proceed with the correct OPTIMUM email settings for Android. The steps below will help you with the required procedure to set up your OPTIMUM email account on an Android device with ease.

Step 1- Firstly, you need to look for the Mail icon that is available on your android device’s app drawer menu and simply click on it.

Step 2- Now, you need to fill in all the necessary information/details such as your complete email address and password in the provided fields.

Step 3- Click on the “Manual Setup” option.

Step 4- You can always go ahead with the IMAP or POP server for the incoming mail server according to your preference and requirements.

Step 5- Now, if you have thought to select the IMAP server for the incoming mails then you must input and apply the IMAP server settings as mentioned below:

Input “mail.optimum.net” IMAP server
Security type None
IMAP server port 993
Secure port 993
Security type SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)
Insecure port 143
Security type None (Accept all certificates)

You can also select the POP server instead of the IMAP server for the incoming mails and afterward input the POP server settings as mentioned below.

Input “mail.optimum.net” POP server
Security type None
POP server port 995
Secure port 993
Security type SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)
Insecure port 110
Security type None (Accept all certificates)

Step 6- After you finish entering the server settings as provided above depending on your selection of IMAP or POP server,  just click on the “Next” button. 

Step 7- Now, you are required to input and apply the outgoing SMTP server settings as mentioned below and afterward click on the “Next” button.

  • Input “mail.optimum.net” in the place of the SMTP server.
  • You should set the security type as None. 
  • You should set the SMTP server port to 465. Below are the general SMTP server settings.
Outgoing (SMTP) secure port 465
Security TypeTLS/SSL (Accept all certificates)
Outgoing secure (SMTP roaming server) port 587
Security type TLS/SSL (Accept all certificates)
Outgoing (SMTP) port 25
Security type None (Accept all certificates)
Outgoing insecure (SMTP roaming server) port 587
Security type None (Accept all certificates)

Step 8- In the end, you are required to click on the “Done” button to finish the account configuration.

Congratulations! You are good to go now. Experience the OPTIMUM email services on your Android device without any hassle. Smartphones have really made our lives easier, enjoy the ease of accessing mails as well as replying to the mails on the go.  
We hope that the aforementioned information regarding the OPTIMUM email settings for Outlook, iPhone and android turned out to be helpful for you and you were able to configure your OPTIMUM.NET email account without encountering any issue or problem. Happy Emailing!

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