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How to configure the PEC on iPhone and iPad

configure the PEC on the iPhone

There PEC (certified mail) has been made mandatory for anyone with a business or self-employment, but many citizens are also opening a PEC box to communicate more easily with the public administration. With the computerization of state offices and agencies, the PEC was introduced as a form of simplification, which the citizen can use to easily carry out numerous operations via the Internet, such as requesting information, sending requests and documentation, receiving documents and communications without having to physically go to Public Administration offices. For those who have an iOS device, it is useful to know how to configure the PEC on the iPhone and iPad to keep the mail in the certified mailbox under control.

How to configure the PEC on iPhone and iPad

After requesting the certified electronic mail, it is necessary to configure it, on the computer a simple operation. In this guide we want to help you instead configure the PEC on iPhone and iPad, to check mail directly on your mobile device. You will need to create a new user who will support any other email accounts you have on your mobile device. There are several PEC services, from aruba to archworldpec, from webmail pec to mail pec. All configurable on iPhone and iPad, read on to learn the procedure to follow.

Guide to configure iPhone PEC

  • Enter in Setting of your iPhone
IPhone setting
  • Scroll down the menu and choosePassword and account
e-mail account
  • Check the box TOadd account … and on the next screen choose Other
add account
  • At this point you have to choose Add Mail account
add email account
  • Now you have to enter the General Settings of the PEC account:

First name: the name that must appear to those who will receive the mail.? E-mail: the complete address of the box you need to activate. Password: the password you chose when you activated the PEC – Description: a name of your choice to recognize this account among the various boxes you have.

General Settings

In the next step after selecting the IMAP TAB, the following data will be requested:

E-mail: (Email protected)

Account description: indicative name to be associated with the PEC account

account description

Configure incoming mail

  • Now you have to configure the Incoming mail server entering the following data:

Host name: imaps.pec.aruba.it

Username: (Email protected)

Password: the password chosen when the box was created

configure incoming mail

Configure outgoing mail

  • We configure the Outgoing Mail Server:

Host name: smtps.pec.aruba.it

Username: (Email protected)

Password: the password chosen when the box was created

configure outgoing mail
  • Click on Come on and the account was successfully created.
pec account creation
  • Now click on the newly created account
PEC on iPhone 9
  • Click on SMTP to access in advanced outgoing mail settings and then on smtps.pec.aruba.it:
PEC on iPhone 12

Parameter configuration

  • We configure i outgoing mail parameters:

Host name: smtps.pec.aruba.it

Username: (Email protected)

Password: the password chosen when the box was created

SSL: Active

Password authentication: YES

Server port: 465

PEC on the iPhone 13
  • Click on Finish and go back. Click on advanced to access in advanced mail entry settings:
PEC on the iPhone 15
  • Parameters of Inbox:

Use SSL: Active

Password authentication: YES

IMAP path prefix: INBOX

Server port: 993

PEC on the iPhone 14
  • Advanced settings Box rules:

Make sure your mail folders: Draft, sent is eliminated are correctly configured as in the following image:

PEC on the iPhone 16

Now you can close Settings and start using the PEC box on iPhone and iPad.

Perhaps you are not aware that you can have a certified inbox for free. To learn more, I suggest you read this guide.