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Device Setup

Email on Your Devices

Find your device or email application below and follow the steps to set up your Midco email on your computer or mobile devices.  

Watch this tutorial and follow the steps below to set up your Midco email on your Android device.


Required to Start:

  • Your device powered on
  • Your device connected to internet or Wi-Fi

To set up your email on your Android device:

  1. From the Home screen, choose the Apps icon (located at bottom edge of screen).
  2. Tap Email, and enter your full email address and password.
  3. Select Next and then POP3. Enter the following:
    • Username: full email address
    • Password: email address password
    • Server: popa.midco.net
    • Port: 995
    • Security type: SSL/TLS
    • Delete Email From Server: when I delete from Inbox
    • Authentication Type (if presented): Auto
  4. Tap Next, and enter the following:
    • SMTP server: smtpa.midco.net
    • Port: 465
    • Security Type: STARTTLS
    • Require Signin: checked
    • Username: full email address
    • Password: email address password
  5. Tap Next. Under Inbox Checking Frequency, select options for preferences on new email.
  6. Tap Next. Enter an account name and outgoing name displayed on emails sent.
  7. Tap Finish.

To return to the home screen, tap the Home icon. To access your Midco mail, tap your mail app.

Need help from the device manufacturer? Contact your cellular provider or the device manufacturer. Here’s how to contact some common Android device manufacturers:

Watch the tutorials about how to set up email on your iPhone or iPad, or check out the steps below.

Some email clients are able to auto detect the correct email server settings to make it easier for you to set up your email on your device. If the auto setup steps don’t work for your device, follow the manual setup steps below.

Required to Start:

  • Your device powered on
  • Your device connected to internet or Wi-Fi
Auto Setup



To use auto setup to add your Midco email on your iOS device:

  1. Go to ios.midco.net.
  2. On the setup page, enter your full email address, your full name as you want it to appear on outgoing emails, and your email password.
  3. Tap Request Configuration.
  4. On the Install Profile screen, tap Install and then Install Now.
  5. On the Profile Installed screen, tap Done.

To return to the home screen, press the Home button if your iPhone has one, or swipe up for newer phones. To access your Midco email, tap your mail app.

Need help from the device manufacturer? Contact Apple at 1.800.275.2273, or go to Apple online support.

Manual Setup

If auto setup doesn’t work, manually set up your Midco email on your iOS device using these steps:

  1. From the home screen, tap Settings.
  2. Tap Passwords & Accounts.
  3. Under Accounts, choose Add Account, and then Other.
  4. Tap Add Mail Account.
  5. On the New Account screen, enter your name as you want it to appear on outgoing emails, your full email address, and your email password. You can also enter a description for your email, though this is optional.
  6. Tap Next, and then select POP.
  7. For incoming server settings, enter the following:
    • Host name: popa.midco.net
    • Username: full email address
    • Password: email address password
  8. For outgoing server settings, enter the following:
    • Host Name: smtpa.midco.net
    • Username: full email address
    • Password: email address password
  9. Tap Save.
  10. From the Accounts screen, tap the email account you added, and then select Advanced.
  11. For Outgoing Mail Server, choose SMTP.
  12. Under Primary Server, tap smtpa.midco.net.
  13. Under Outgoing Mail Server, confirm/enter the following:
    • Host name: smtpa.midco.net
    • User name: full email address
    • Password: email address password
    • Use SSL: ON
    • Authentication: password
    • Server Port: 25 (or 465)
  14. Tap Done.
  15. On the Advanced screen, confirm or enter the following:
    • Under Deleted Messages:
      • Remove: After one week
    • Under Incoming Settings:
      • Use SSL: ON
      • Authentication: password
      • Delete from server: never
      • Server port: 995

To return to the home screen, press the Home button if your iPhone has one, or swipe up for newer phones. To access your Midco email, tap your mail app.

Need help from the device manufacturer? Contact Apple at 1.800.275.2273, or go to Apple online support.

Required to Start:

  • Your device powered on
  • Your device connected to internet or Wi-Fi

To set up your Midco email on your Kindle:

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Email.
    • If no email accounts are set up, it will go to the Add Account screen.
    • If an email account is already set up, tap Add Account to add another email account. 
  3. Tap Other Providers.
  4. Enter your first and last name, your email address, your email password, and a description for your email account.
  5. Your Kindle will try to automatically set up your email account. If it fails, choose Manual setup and then POP3.
  6. Enter these incoming server settings:
    • Username: full email address
    • POP 3 server: popa.midco.net
    • Security type: SSL/TLS (accept all certificates)
    • Port: 995
    • Delete e-mail from server: never
  7. Enter these outgoing server settings:
    • Username: full email address
    • POP 3 server: popa.midco.net
    • Security type: SSL/TLS (accept all certificates)
    • Port: 995
    • Delete e-mail from server: never
  8. Tap Next, and then Save.

To return to the home screen, tap the Home icon.

Need help from the device manufacturer? Contact Amazon at 1.877.344.9801, or go to Kindle online support.

Required to Start:

  • Your device powered on
  • Your device connected to internet or Wi-Fi

To set up your Midco email on your NOOK Tablet:

  1. Tap Apps and then Email to access the NOOK email app.
    • If you have not set up any email accounts on your NOOK yet, the email app will display the screen to create a new account. You can skip to step 4.
    • If you have already set up an email address, the email app displays your email inbox.
  2. Tap the Email Accounts Menu (next to Compose a New Email), and select Accounts.
  3. Tap Add Account.
  4. On the email account setup screen, enter your email address and email password.
  5. If you would like to make this account the default account you will use for sending mail from your NOOK, check the box next to Send email from this account by default.
  6. Tap Next.
  7. Your NOOK will try to complete auto setup for your email account. If auto setup fails, tap Manual Setup.
  8. Choose POP for account type.
  9. Enter these incoming server settings:
    • Email address: full email address
    • Password: email address password
    • POP3 server: popa.midco.net
    • Security type: SSL or TLS
    • Port: 995
    • Delete email from server: never
  10. Tap Next.
  11. Enter these outgoing server settings:
    • SMTP server: smtpa.midco.net
    • Security type: TLS
    • Port: 25
    • Require sign-in: checked
    • Email address: full email address
    • Password: email address password
  12. Tap Next.
  13. Set to check email every 5 minutes, and select Next.
  14. Complete setup by giving your account a name (to help you distinguish it from other email accounts you may add to your device).
    • Email account: Midco.net
    • Email account name: your first and last name
  15. Tap Done.

To return to the home screen, press the NOOK button twice (the raised button in the shape of the NOOK logo on the front of your device). To access your Midco email, tap the NOOK button to open the Quick Nav Bar. Tap Apps, and then the Email app.

Need help from the device manufacturer? Contact Barnes & Noble NOOK at 1.800.843.2665, or go to NOOK online support.

Required to Start:

  • Your computer or laptop powered on
  • Your computer or laptop connected to internet or Wi-Fi

To set up your email in your Mac Mail application:

  1. Open the Mail app.
  2. On the Welcome to Mail screen, enter your full name, email address and email password. Click Continue.
  3. Enter these incoming server settings:
    • Account type: POP
    • Description: (optional) what you want to name your account
    • Incoming mail server: popa.midco.net
    • Username: full email address
    • Password: email password
  4. Select Continue.
  5. Enter these outgoing server settings:
    • Description: (optional) what you want to name your account
    • Outgoing mail server: smtpa.midco.net
    • Use only this server: checked
    • Use authentication: checked
    • Username: full email address
    • Password: should auto-populate with the password
  6. Click Continue.
  7. On the Account Summary screen, make sure to check Take Account Online. Click Create.

Your email is now set up on your computer. Minimize or close out of the application to go to your desktop. Access your email by opening the Mac Mail app.

Need help from the software manufacturer? Contact Apple at 1.800.275.2273, or go to Apple online support.

Mozilla Thunderbird may be able to auto detect the correct email server settings – making it easier for you to set up your email on your device. If the auto setup steps don’t work for your device, follow the manual setup steps below.

Required to Start:

  • Your computer or laptop powered on
  • Your computer or laptop connected to internet or Wi-Fi

To set up your email in Mozilla Thunderbird:

  1. Open Mozilla Thunderbird. In the menu bar, select Tools and then Account Settings.
  2. Click Set up an account, and then Email.
  3. On the Mail Account Setup window, enter your name as you want it to appear on outgoing emails, your email address, and your email password. Make sure Remember password is checked.
  4. Select Continue.
    • Thunderbird will attempt to auto configure your email server settings. If it’s successful, it will show information for your server settings in the current window. Make sure POP3 is selected, and select Create Account.
    • If auto set up fails, make sure POP3 is selected, and choose Manual Setup.
  5. On the Mail Account Setup window, enter the following:
    • Incoming: POP3
    • Incoming server hostname: popa.midco.net
    • Incoming port: 995
    • Incoming SSL: SSL/TLS
    • Incoming authentication: normal password
    • Outgoing: SMTP
    • Outgoing server hostname: smtpa.midco.net
    • Outgoing port: 587
    • Outgoing SSL: STARTTLS
    • Outgoing authentication: normal password
    • Username: full email address
  6. Select Done.

Your email is now set up. To access your email, click the inbox option on the left menu. To go back to your desktop, minimize or close the application.

Need help from the software manufacturer? Go to Mozilla online support.

Required to Start:

  • Your computer or laptop powered on
  • Your computer or laptop connected to internet or Wi-Fi

To set up your email in Outlook:

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. Select the File tab and then Account Settings.
  3. On the Email tab, choose New.
  4. On the Auto Account Setup window, select Manual setup or additional server types, and then click Next.
  5. Select POP or IMAP, and then select Next.
  6. Enter your full name as you want it to appear on outgoing emails and your email address.
  7. Under Server Information, enter the following:
    • Account type: POP3
    • Incoming mail server: pop.midco.net
    • Outgoing mail server: smtp.midco.net
    • User name: full email address
    • Password: email address password
    • Remember password: checked
    • Require logon using secure password authentication (SPA): leave unchecked
  8. Select Test Account Settings to check your settings and ensure everything is set up correctly, and then click Next.
  9. Click Finish and then Close.

Your email is now set up on your computer. Minimize or close out of the application to go to your desktop. Access your email by opening the Outlook app.

Need help from the software manufacturer? Go to Outlook online support.

Required to Start:

  • Your computer or laptop powered on
  • Your computer or laptop connected to internet or Wi-Fi

To set up your email in Windows 10:

  1. Select the Windows Start button in lower left corner of screen, and choose Mail.
  2. If this is the first time you’ve opened the Mail app, skip to step 3. If you’ve used the Mail app before, select the Settings gear icon, and then Manage Accounts.
  3. Select Add account.
  4. On the Choose an account screen, select Advanced Setup, and then Internet email.
  5. Enter the following:
    • Account name: what you want to name your account
    • Your name: name that should appear on outgoing emails
    • Incoming mail server: popa.midco.net
    • Account type: POP3
    • User name: full email address
    • Password: email address password
    • Outgoing (SMTP) email server: smtpa.midco.net
    • Outgoing server requires authentication: checked
    • Use the same user name and password for sending email: checked
    • Require SSL for incoming mail: checked
    • Require SSL for outgoing email: checked
  6. Select Sign In, and then Done.

Your email is now set up on your computer. Minimize or close out of the application to go to your desktop. You can access your email at any time by opening the Mail app.

Need help from the operating system manufacturer? Contact Microsoft for Windows 10 online support.

Standard Settings

Use these settings for computers that do not leave your home.

  • Incoming: pop.midco.net (server port number = 110)
  • Outgoing: smtp.midco.net (server port number = 25)
  • User name: your full email address
  • Password: password for your email address
Secure Settings

Use these settings for mobile devices you use at and away from home.

  • Incoming server: popa.midco.net
  • Server port
    • If POP server, server port number = 995
    • If IMAP server, server port number = 993
  • Outgoing server: smtpa.midco.net
  • Port: Port 25, Port 465 or Port 587
  • Requires a secure connection (SSL) or TLS: checked (depending on the device)
  • Outgoing server settings: may require your full username/email address and password
  • Outgoing server requires authentication: select
  • Secure password authentication (SPA): do not select
  • User name: your full email address
  • Password: password for your email address

If you’re not connected to a Midco internet connection, outgoing emails will not be sent.