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Bluewin mail on Apple devices: change your settings

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Avoid no longer being able to send emails: how to update your settings and comply with the latest security standards.

How to change your email settings

To help our customers protect their data, Swisscom will only allow encrypted emails. If you are using Bluewin mail on your Mac, iPhone or iPad and want to be able to keep on sending emails from these devices, please update your email settings.

Bluewin e-mail on your iPhone/iPad: Go to the settings and follow the instructions.

  • Step 1

    Select "Mail".

    Step 2

    Select "Accounts".

    Step 3

    Select your account "@bluewin.ch"

  • Step 4

    Select your account "@bluewin.ch"

    Step 5
    Select "SMTP – smtpauths.bluewin.ch" (outgoing mail server).
    Step 6
    Select primary server "smtpauths.bluewin.ch".
  • Step 7

    Select "Authentication".

    Step 8

    Select "Password" from the list. Then click "Back" in the top left.

    Step 9

    Check that the Server Port is set to "465" then click "Done" in the top right.

You are not using Bluewin e-mail on your iPhone/iPad yet, but you would like to install it? You can find support to install your Bluewin e-mail on your iPhone / iPad under this link.

If you are using Bluewin E-Mail on your Mac, please make the following updates:

Step 1 of 4

Email Setup Guide Step 1
  1. Open "Mail".
  2. Select "Mail" in the toolbar on the top of your screen.
  3. Open "Preferences…".



Step 2 of 4

Email Setup Guide Step 2
  1. Select "Accounts".
  2. In the list on the left select your Bluewin E-Mail address.
  3. Select "Server Settings".
  4. Deactivate the checkbox "Automatically manage connection settings".
  5. Select the "Account" dropdown menu.



Step 3 of 4

Email Setup Guide Step 3
  1. Choose "Edit SMTP server list".



Step 4 of 4

Email Setup Guide Step 4
  1. Enter "465" as the port.
  2. Choose "Password" authentication and then click the blue "OK" button.






Frequently asked questions

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