Failed to Add Account . Please Provide IMAP Server Information [Solved]

Tutorial Team | January 19th, 2021 | Backup

In order to add Email Account within Email Bakup Software , you will require few information such as Email Address , Password , IMAP Server (Incoming Server Address ) , IMAP Port number (Secure / Unsecure ) . But may face with issues like : Unable to setup IMAP email account , Could not add account, Authentication failed when adding IMAP details, login to incoming server failed , could not connect with IMAP server, IMAP authentication failed or many more.

ISSUE : “Failed to Add Account . Please Provide IMAP Server Information”

When You Add Email Account in 4n6 EmailBakup, you enter your email Address , Password. Under Advanced Settings , after you click on Find button you are prompted with following error :

“Failed to Add Account . Please provide IMAP Server Information”

CAUSE :

This issue may arise, when you did not enter a valid email address ,  IMAP Server details are incorrect, Port is invalid or IMAP is not enabled in Gmail Account or  the software is unable to detect your email domain. To troubleshoot such issues , most commonly used & popular domains are already included in auto-recognition of IMAP Server with tool. If you are still getting an error follow methods mentioned in the workaround .

WORKAROUND :

Follow the steps given below to find the best suitable solution for error “Failed to Add Account . Please Provide IMAP Server Information”

Note : If you are uncertain about your email provider Check your Email ID. For example : If your Email ID is abc @emaildomain.com , here “abc ” is your username & “emaildomain.com” is your email provider.

Method 1 : Find Your Email Server Settings in Table

Select Your Email Domain from the IMAP Server list & use this table to find your email provider’s incoming Address :

Gmail Server

Gmail Server Address Authentication Port
IMAP Server Settings imap.gmail.com SSL 993
Note : Make sure that IMAP is enabled within Gmail Account Settings & Less Secure Apps is enabled

iCloud Server

iCloud Server Address Authentication Port
IMAP Server Settings imap.mail.me.com SSL 993

AOL.com Server

AOL.com Server Address Authentication Port
IMAP Server Settings imap.aol.com SSL 993

MSN Server

Gmail Server Address Authentication Port
IMAP Server Settings mail.outlook.com SSL 993

Outlook.com Server / Hotmail.com/Live.com

Outlook.com / Hotmail.com/Live.com Server Address Authentication Port
IMAP Server Settings imap-mail.outlook.com SSL 993

Office365.com Server

Office365.com Server Address Authentication Port
IMAP Server Settings outlook.office365.com SSL 993

Zoho Mail Server

Zoho Mail Server Address Authentication Port
IMAP Server Settings imap.zoho.com SSL 993

Yahoo Mail Plus Server

Yahoo Mail Plus Server Address Authentication Port
IMAP Server Settings plus.imap.mail.yahoo.com SSL 993

Yahoo Mail Server

Yahoo Mail Server Address Authentication Port
IMAP Server Settings imap.mail.yahoo.com SSL 993
Note : It is recommended that you use App-generated Password, if you have already enabled App Generated Password

iCloud Server

Verizon Server

Verizon Server Address Authentication Port
IMAP Server Settings incoming.verizon.net SSL 143

BT Connect Server

BT Connect Server Address Authentication Port
IMAP Server Settings imap4.btconnect.com SSL 143

1&1 Server

1&1 Server Address Authentication Port
IMAP Server Settings imap.1and1.com SSL 993

AT&T Server

AT&T Server Address Authentication Port
IMAP Server Settings imap.att.yahoo.com SSL 993

Mail.com Server

Mail.com Server Address Authentication Port
IMAP Server Settings imap.mail.com SSL 993

Method 2: Find Incoming Server Address Online

Follow the steps given below to find the Incoming Server Mail Address (IMAP Address) given below :

Go to https://imapsettings.com/

• Enter your Email Address as shown below:

• You will be able to find the incoming Server Settings here :

Finally, use & fill these details within software to add the email account & take backup successfully.

 

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