Email account setup on Android

  1. From the phone home screen, tap Applications > Settings > Accounts > Add account > Email

  2. Enter your full "Email Address"
  3. Enter the password for your "Email Address"

  4. Tap "Manual Setup"

  5. Choose the type of email account you will be using.

    • POP3: POP3 will download the emails from the server and store them on your phone.

    • IMAP: IMAP will store the emails on the server and show a cached copy on your phone.

    • Exchange: Exchange is not supported as it requires a Microsoft Exchange server

Incoming Server Settings

 

  • Username: Please enter your full email address

  • Password: The password for your email address.

  • IMAP server: This is typically your domain name preceded by "mail."

  • Port:

      • Non Secure (No SSL): 143

      • Secure (SSL): 993

    Note: Using"SSL (Accept all certificates) will be more compatible.
  • Tap Next.

Outgoing Server Settings

  • SMTP server: This is typically your domain name preceded by "mail."

  • Port:

      • Non Secure (No SSL): 25 or 26

      • Secure (SSL): 465

    Note: Using"SSL (Accept all certificates) will be more compatible.
  • Require sign-in Check this as you will need to authenticate with the SMTP server.

  • Username: Please enter your full email address

  • Password: The password for your email address.

  • Tap Next.

Account Options

    • Email Checking Frequency: Set how often you would like your device to check for new emails.

Note: The more often you check your email the more drain it will cause on your battery.
  • Send email from thise account by default Check this option if this will be your default email address

  • Notify me when email arrives: Leave this checked if you would like to be notified of new email messages.

  • Tap Next.

Name the account

  • If you would like you can name the email account, this can be helpful if you have multiple accounts on the one device.

  • Enter the name you would like to be shown on all outgoing emails that you send from the device.

  • Tap Done.

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