Mail settings

Use this payload to configure POP or IMAP mail accounts for users. Apple devices support industry-standard IMAP4 and POP3 mail solutions on a range of server platforms, including OS X, Windows, UNIX, and Linux.

Note: Use the mail payload for iOS and OS X user and user group configuration profiles. For more information, see About profiles and payloads and Payload best practices.

Account settings

Users can modify some of the mail settings you provide in a profile, such as the account name, password, and alternative SMTP servers. If you omit this information from the profile, users are asked to enter it when they access the account.

Privacy settings



Let the user move messages from this account

When this option is off, mail messages can’t be moved between mail accounts.

Allow recent addresses to be synced

When this option is off, recently used addresses aren’t synced across devices.

Use only in Mail app

When this option is off, other apps can be used to send in-app mail from the specified account.

Enable S/MIME

When this option is off, the mail account can’t sign and encrypt messages using the S/MIME standard.

When the Use SSL option is selected and the server’s SSL certificate isn’t issued by a trusted certificate authority known to the devices, use the Certificates payload to add any root or intermediate certificates that are necessary to validate the server’s SSL certificate.

You can add mail accounts by clicking the add payload button.