Cannot Get Mail The Connection to the Server Failed, How to Solve?

Cannot Get Mail The Connection to the Server Failed, How to Solve?
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Have you met the problem of iPhone cannot get mail the connection to server failed? If yes, here you can find the best solution in this post. -- Natalie August 3, 2017, | Follow Us Now.

Q: Cannot get mail the connection to the server failed

Email is a part of the communication on your iPhone, so when something wrong happens to your mail app on your iPhone, it is frustrating for you when the email system fails in some way.



Although now it is quite normal that people have set up their emails IDs on iPhone so that they can quickly send and receive some important emails. But when they encounter this “Cannot Get Mail” error on their iPhone and iPad, they are the most annoyed lot.

Therefore, here we would like to show you some effective method about how to fix “Cannot get mail the connection to the server failed” problem.


Solution 1. Removing the accounts and re-entering the passwords
Solution 2. Sorting out the iOS with iOS System Recovery
Solution 3. Change Microsoft Exchange Security Settings


Solution 1. Removing the accounts and re-entering the passwords

Step 1. Make sure you have a note of the username and password.

Step 2. Tap Settings > Mail > Account. Tapping on the account. If you scroll down the screen there is a big, red 'Delete' button. Click on the button, and then navigate back to the 'Accounts' screen.

Step 3. Go through the process of adding your email account (including Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo etc.), entering your username and password, and setting up the account again.



Solution 2. Sorting out the iOS with iOS System Recovery

Sometimes, it may due to the operating system, that is iOS, which leads to that dreaded message "Cannot get mail – the connection to the server failed". In this case, you can't use the above method to fix this issue.

However, you can use iOS System Recovery to fix the system problem which will help you fix "cannot get mail – the connection to the server failed" issues without data loss.


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Solution 3. Change Microsoft Exchange Security Settings

This is a very techy solution. It may well be that you do not even have Active Directory installed on your computer. Follow the link below to help you decide if you want to install it.

Install Active Directory on your computer:
https://www.technipages.com/windows-install-active-directory-users-and-computers

Then change the settings of the server which the phone is trying to connect to.
Step 1. Access the active directory of the users and computers
Step 2. Click View > Advanced Features
Step 3. Right-Click the mail account and choose Properties
Step 4. Choose Security > Advanced
Step 5. Select 'Inheritable Permissions'. This will fully end the process.



That’s all, now you can easily fix this issue when the connection to the server failed.
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