How to set up email on Android

  • Launch your mail app by selecting the mail icon from your home screen
  • Enter the email address and email password
  • Choose Manual Setup

  • Choose IMAP

Incoming server settings

  • The app may try to connect to the server, but will fail – you will need to add the full email address as User Name.
  • Check the other settings:
    • POP/IMAP server is mail. followed by the domain name e.g. mail.example.com*
    • Security type is SSL/TLS
    • Port is 993 for IMAP or 995 for POP
    • Select Next

Outgoing server settings

  • Enter all the relevant details as in the screen below
    • SMTP server is smtp. followed by the domain name e.g. smtp.example.com*
    • Security type is SSL/TLS
    • Port is 465
    • Select Next

  • Wait while your settings are tested
  • Adjust the additional Account Options as preferred.
  • Specify an optional account name, and enter the name you wish to be displayed on outgoing mail, then select Done.

The account has been set up successfully and your messages will now be downloaded.

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