71732 How To Temporarily Disable an Email Account on Your iPhone Rich Hall iPhone Life 1528-5456 2011-03-21 May-June 2011 3 3 60 Messaging Managing Accounts iPad iPhone iPod Touch Mail

imageThere may be situations where you'd like to stop receiving email from one or more account. For example, you're on vacation and don't want to receive business-related messages. The following temporarily disables the account on your iOS device. The account still receives incoming messages; they just don't show up on your device:

Temporarily disable email accounts when you don't want updates for a set period of time.


1. Open Settings> Mail, Contacts, Calendars.

2. Under Accounts, tap on the account you want to disable.


3. In the pop-up screen, tap or slide the Mail category to OFF. (If you are disabling an IMAP or POP account, tap or slide Account to OFF.)