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Setting up your iPhone with DavisMail

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How do I setup my DavisMail account using an iOS device?


Important: If you plan to access your DavisMail on a mobile device or an email application please visit this article. You must follow the steps outlined in that article before proceeding to configure your account.

Outside of the UC Davis branding, your DavisMail account is identical in function to Gmail.

We understand that many DavisMail users also have personal Google Apps accounts, you can sign-in to multiple accounts or toggle between them. For more information, please see Google’s documentation.


  1. Open the Settings app on your device.
  2. Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  3. Tap Add Account...
  4. Tap the Gmail icon.
  5. Enter your account information, being sure to use your full UC Davis email address, (
  6. Tap Next.
  7. Tap Save.

You can verify or change your settings from DavisMail to Google by opening the Settings, Mail, Contacts, Calendars, tap open your Account information.

Incoming settings

IMAP server:
Port: 993
Security type: SSL (always)

Outgoing settings

SMTP server:
Port: 587
Security type: SSL (always)

Need more help?

If you've followed these steps and it's still not working, please contact IT Express. They can be reached via telephone at (530) 754 - 4357, Monday-Friday between 7:00 AM and 6:00 PM or via email at

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