How To Temporarily Disable an Email Account on Your iPhone

How To Temporarily Disable an Email Account on Your iPhone

There may be situations where you'd like to stop receiving email from one of your email accounts. For example, maybe you're on vacation and don't want to receive business-related messages. The following tip temporarily disables the account on your iOS device. The account still receives incoming messages; however, they don't show up on your device. Here's how to temporarily disable your account on your device:

  1. Open Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  2. Under Accounts, tap on the account you want to disable.

  3. Toggle Mail OFF. (If you are disabling an IMAP or POP account, tap or slide Account to OFF.)

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Issue: 
May-June 2011
Department/Section: 
Messaging
TOC Weight: 
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