This info is for those that have had issues setting up their ptd.net email on the iphone. Here at the at&t store that i work at we have had alot of people frustrated becasue they could not get their email to work. So as posted below are the intructions on how to do so. This info is from ptd.nets website and can also be found here: http://www.ptd.net/tiki-index.php?pa...ting_up_iPhone



These instructions will guide you through the setting up your PenTeleData e-mail account on your iPhone 2.0 software.

1. Tap “Settings” from your iPhone’s Home screen.




2. Tap “Mail, Contacts, Calendars” on the “Settings" pane.




3. Tap “Add Account…” to continue.




4. On the “Add Account…” pane, tap “Other.”




5. In the box labeled “Name,” enter your name as you would like it to appear when people receive e-mail from you.

6. In the box labeled “Address,” enter your username followed by “@ptd.net” in all lower case letters.

7. In the box labeled “Password,” enter the password that corresponds to your “Address” entered above. When typing your password, the letters will quickly change to a series of dots for password confidentiality.

NOTE: Usernames and passwords are case-sensitive. Please be certain that your capitalization is correct.

8. In the box labeled “Description,” enter your name. When you are finished, tap “Save.”




9. At the top of the “New Account” pane, tap the “POP” button. Scroll down to the “Incoming Mail Server” section.




10. In the box labeled “Host Name,” enter “promail.ptd.net” in all lower case letters, without the quotation marks.

11. In the box labeled “User Name,” enter the beginning part of your e-mail address. This is everything before the “@ptd.net.”

12. In the box labeled “Password,” enter the password that corresponds to your “User Name” entered above. When typing your password, the letters will quickly change to a series of dots for password confidentiality.

NOTE: Usernames and passwords are case-sensitive. Please be certain that your capitalization is correct.




13. Scroll down to the “Outgoing Mail Server” section.

14. In the box labeled “Host Name,” enter “promail.ptd.net” in all lower case letters, without the quotation marks.

15. In the box labeled “User Name,” enter the beginning part of your e-mail address. This is everything before the “@ptd.net.”

16. In the box labeled “Password,” enter the password that corresponds to your “User Name” entered above. When typing your password, the letters will quickly change to a series of dots for password confidentiality.

NOTE: Usernames and passwords are case-sensitive. Please be certain that your capitalization is correct

17. When finished tap “Save.” Depending on the internet connection type you are using at the time, you may receive a message stating the iPhone cannot connect to the mail server using SSL, and asking if you would like to connect without it. If you receive this message, tap “Yes.”




Your iPhone has now been set up to send and receive e-mail using SMTP Authentication.