By Dennis Long, 17 December, 2020 Forum iOS and iPadOS Hi, can you set your outlook up as pop3? if so how? Can you prevent outlook from automatically checking for mail? Thanks Options Log in or register to post comments Comments Yes you can Assuming that you are talking about setting up a POP mail account on your IOS device; and not using the native mail application on it. Follow the instructions here to set up a POP mail account on Outlook: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/pop-imap-and-smtp-settings-for-outlook-com-d088b986-291d… How to Make iPhone Mail Check for Mail Less Often (or Never) 1. Open the Settings app. 2. Go to Passwords & Accounts. 3. Tap Fetch New Data. 4. Turn off the Push toggle switch. ... 5. Tap each email account that uses push (the account will show Push instead of Fetch outlook questions Hi, where do I go to enable pop? is it within the settings of outlook when I open outlook? do I go to settings on the phone then outlook and look there?