And that's what makes it so frustrating when your email isn't working (it's doubly frustrating if you need to get email for your job).There are many issues that can cause your i Phone not to be able to download email, probably dozens.In other words, I have to click on the app and refresh the inbox manually to get my new mail.
If that's the case, begin by deleting the troublesome email account by tapping: With the email account deleted, double check all the settings that you should use to access this account and go through the process of adding an email account to your i Phone again (you can also sync the account to your phone through i Tunes).
At this point, it's time to get some direct tech support for your email problems.
Instead, the problem may lie with the settings being used to try to connect to your email account.
If you entered the wrong server address, username, or password when setting up the account on your phone, you won't be able to get email.
It's possible that the problems with your email is a bug that's fixed with the latest i OS update or your email provider has changed some settings and only the latest i OS version can help you deal with the change.
To update your i Phone, read: If none of the these steps solved the problem, there may not be anything wrong with your phone.
When you set up your email account on your device, i OS automatically uses the correct account settings for many email providers.
You can use the Mail Settings Lookup tool to view those settings, or get the settings directly from your email provider or system administrator.
Check your Outbox for unsent emails: If Mail asks you to enter a password for your email account, make sure that the password you enter is correct.