How to setup email in Android devices?

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

Create a new email account

 

 

  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

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.”. This can be found in the E-mail Accounts section of the cPanel, under¬†“More”¬†>¬†“Configure Mail Client”¬†.
  • 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.

Outgoing Server Settings

 

 

  • SMTP server:¬†This is typically your domain name preceded by “mail.”. This can be found in the E-mail Accounts section of the cPanel, under¬†“More”¬†>¬†“Configure Mail Client”¬†.
  • 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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