Setting Up Your Email - Android

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Summary

This article will show you how to setup email on a device running the Android OS.



  1. Enter your full "Email Address"

  2. Enter the password for your "Email Address"

  3. Tap "Next"

  4. 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

  • 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.
  • IMAP path prefix: Please enter INBOX. This will allow for you to store your Sent, Drafts and Deleted emails on the server.

  • Tap Next.

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

  • Port: 587

  • Security type: STARTTLS.

  • 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.

  • Syncing: Leave this on Automatically (Push).

  • Tap Next.

  • 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 Finish Setup.

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