Updating an email password for iOS 10 & Newer

This easy guide will help you update your email password on your iOS device.

 

Step 1. Locate your email settings:

  • Open Settings (typically on your homescreen)

  • Tap Passwords & Accounts (older iOS versions: Mail, Contacts, Calendars)
     

            

 

Step 2. In the Accounts section, tap the email address to be updated
 

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Step 3. Tap the same email address again on the next screen

           

Step 4. Update your INCOMING MAIL SERVER password:

  • In the Password field enter: Your email password

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Step 5. Update your OUTGOING MAIL SERVER password:

  • Tap SMTP
  • ​​Tap the account listed under Primary Server
  • In the Password field enter: Your email password

  • Tap Done

   

Congratulations, your email password is updated!