Zimbra Collaboration Server Network Edition with Zimbra Mobile enabled integrates natively over-the-air with the Mail, Contact and Calendar applications on any Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. By using the ActiveSync protocol no additional download is required, only that Wi-Fi or a wireless data plan is enabled. After a simple configuration step users can work virtually anywhere with their Zimbra account on the go.


You can use the Apple iPhone to access your Zimbra account three primary ways:

  • Entering Zimbra Mobile settings for email, contact and calendar sync
  • View Zimbra in the Safari mobile web browser
  • Entering IMAP/POP3 email settings

Getting Zimbra Email Using IMAP/POP3 | Basic Accounts

You can read your email on the iPhone just like you would with a desktop email client by setting it up for IMAP or POP3 access.

  1. Under Mail settings, click Add Account.
  2. Click Other.
  3. Select IMAP or POP3.
  4. Fill out the Name, Address, and Description fields.

Incoming mail information:

  1. Provide the Host Name of mail.greenviewdata.com.
  2. Provide the User Name which is your full email address.
  3. Provide the Password of the account you're trying to configure.

Outgoing mail information:

  1. Provide the Host Name of mail.greenviewdata.com.
  2. Provide the User Name which is your full email address.
  3. Provide the Password of the account you're trying to configure.

Save the configuration

Sub-Folder
Setting the IMAP Path Prefix to "INBOX" allows for the browsing of folders child folders of "Inbox", but peer folders such as Sent, Drafts, Trash, and Junk folders are not displayed.

The iPhone will automatically detect IMAP over SSL. SSL settings can be adjusted later under the Advanced section in the mail account settings.

Installation and Setup for iPhone | Premium Accounts

Please follow these instructions for Premium Accounts Only, basic accounts will not work if configured as an Exchange account. Refer to the above instructions for basic accounts.


1. On your iPhone Home screen, tap the Settings icon, the gears icon. Scroll down and select Mail, Contacts, Calendars. 2. Click Add Account. 3. Choose Microsoft Exchange. 4. Enter your account information:

Email
This is your company email address (for example, user@domain.com)
Server
mail.greenviewdata.com
Domain
Leave this section blank
Username
This is the Zimbra username of your account and needs to be the full email address. The same one you use to log in to the Zimbra Web Client (for example, user@company.net).
Password
This is your Zimbra password (the same one used for the Zimbra Web Client)
Use SSL
This will need to be enabled.

Click Next.

5. Select to synchronize Mail, Contacts, and/or Calendars by setting the sliders to On.

If you already have Contacts, a screen displays asking if you want to keep your current contacts on your iPhone. If you select to Keep on My iPhone, you may see duplicate entries of your contacts.

6. Click Save.

Your Zimbra Mobile account is now set up and synchronizes. You can now edit your global or account-specific settings as described in the next section, Changing Your Account Settings.

Changing Your Account Settings

Once you have successfully set up your account, you should begin to see mail folders, contacts, and your calendar(s) appear on your device. When the synchronization completes, you can edit your global or account-specific settings.


In Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars you can set global or account-specific usability controls for your email account(s), including setting the number of messages to show, how many lines of an email to preview, font size, how often to sync, and more.


When you make a global setting, all your email accounts are affected. When you make an account-specific setting, only the selected email account is affected.

Calendar Sync Filter

Select your Zimbra Account and then select Account Info to adjust whether you want any of the syncing options changed, how many days of email and which folders you want synced.

If you have a large Calendar, you may have some issues if syncing more than 200 appointments.

Email Sync Filter

Select your Zimbra Account and then select Account Info to adjust whether you want any of the syncing options changed, how many days of email and which folders you want synced.

If you select No Limit and you have a large amount of email, you may have some issues syncing.

Accessing ZCS using Zimbra Mobile Web Client

All devices with an HTML-compatible browser can access Zimbra email, contacts, calendar, and briefcase using the Zimbra Mobile Web Client.


To use the Zimbra Mobile Web Client, open the HTML-compatible browser (the Safari icon on your iPhone) on your phone and type in the URL of your Zimbra Server with a /m/ at the end of the URL.

 For example: https://mail.greenviewdata.com/zimbra/m/ 

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