iOS and macOS: IMAP/POP3 email profile settings Skip Navigation

iOS
and
macOS
: IMAP/POP3 email profile settings

These settings also apply to
iPadOS
devices
macOS
applies profiles to user accounts or devices. IMAP/POP3 profiles are applied to user accounts.
iOS
: IMAP/POP3 email profile setting
Description
IMAP path prefix
This setting specifies the IMAP path prefix, if necessary.
If necessary, contact your ISP for more information.
This setting is valid only if the value for the "Email type" setting is set to "IMAP."
Allow messages to be moved
This setting specifies whether users can move email messages from this account to another email account on an
iOS
device.
Allow recent addresses to be synced
This setting specifies whether an
iOS
device user can synchronize recently used email addresses across devices.
Use only in Mail
This setting specifies whether apps other than the Mail app on an
iOS
device can use this account to send email messages.
Enable S/MIME
This setting specifies whether an
iOS
device user can send S/MIME protected email messages.
S/MIME is supported only on devices that are activated with MDM controls.
Signing credentials
This setting specifies the credentials that a device uses to sign email messages.
This setting is valid only if the "Enable S/MIME" setting is selected.
Signing shared certificate
This setting specifies the shared certificate profile for a client certificate that a device uses to sign email messages.
This setting is valid only if the "Signing credentials" setting is set to "Shared certificate."
Signing SCEP
This setting specifies the SCEP profile that devices can use to retrieve the certificates required to sign email messages using S/MIME.
This setting is valid only if the "Signing credentials" setting is set to "SCEP."
Signing user credential
This setting specifies the user credential profile that devices can use to obtain the client certificates required to sign email messages using S/MIME.
This setting is valid only if the "Signing credentials" setting is set to "User credential."
Encryption credentials
This setting specifies how devices find the certificates required to encrypt messages.
This setting is valid only if the "Enable S/MIME" setting is selected.
After you select the profile type, you select the shared certificate, SCEP, or user credential profile that you want to use.
Encryption shared certificate
This setting specifies the shared certificate profile for a client certificate that a device uses to encrypt email messages.
Devices choose the appropriate certificate for the recipient to encrypt messages using S/MIME.
This setting is valid only if the "Encryption credentials" setting is set to "Shared certificate."
Encryption SCEP
This setting specifies the SCEP profile that devices can use to retrieve the certificates required to encrypt email messages using S/MIME.
This setting is valid only if the "Encryption credentials" setting is set to "SCEP."
Encryption user credential
This setting specifies the user credential profile that devices can use to retrieve the client certificates required to encrypt email messages using S/MIME.
This setting is valid only if the "Encryption credentials" setting is set to "User credential."
Encrypt messages
This setting specifies whether all email messages must be encrypted when the user sends them (Required), or if the user can choose which messages to encrypt at the time they send them (Allow).
This setting takes effect only if the "Enable S/MIME" setting is selected.
Allow
Mail Drop
This setting specifies whether users can send files from this account using
Mail Drop
.
Per-account VPN
This setting specifies the VPN profile that is used for this account’s network communication.