Setting Up Email on Android

Having trouble setting up your email on your computers & devices?

Setting Up Email On Your Android Device

To setup your Android device to send/receive email, you must already have the email account created in your Control Panel. You will need the following information to continue.

Required Information

Username: user@yourdomain.com (your full email address)
Password: use whatever password you were assigned
Incoming Mail Server: mail.yourdomain.com (replace yourdomain.com with your domain name)
Outgoing Mail Server: mail.yourdomain.com (replace yourdomain.com with your domain name)
Authentication: The outgoing mail server will require password authentication to send mail. The incoming does not. You do not need SSL or anything else it might ask you.

Setting up email on a Samsung device

  • 1. Open your device's email application (Menu > Settings > Accounts > Add account > Email)
  • 2. Enter your Email Address and Password
  • 3. If you want this to be your default email account, click the corresponding checkbox.
  • 4. Click Manual Setup
  • 5. Choose IMAP (syncs better), unless you prefer the traditional POP3 type.

Incoming Mail Settings

  • 6. Username: Enter your full email address
  • 7. IMAP Server: mail.yourcompany.com
  • 8. Security Type: None
  • 9. Port: 143 (If you chose POP3, make the port 110)
  • 10. IMAP Path Prefix: (leave go)
  • 11. Click Next

Outgoing Mail Settings

  • 12. SMTP Server: mail.yourcompany.com
  • 13. Security Type: SSL (accept all certificates)
  • 14. Port: 465 (If you chose POP3, make the port 25)
  • 15. Require Sign-In: Yes
  • 16. Username: Enter your full email address
  • 17. Password: enter your email password
  • 18. Click Next

Options

  • 19. Set options as you desire, below are recommendations:
    Period to Sync: 2 Weeks
    Sync Schedule: Every hour
    Peak Schedule: Every hour
    Sync Email: Yes
    Send as Default: If this is your main email address, then yes.
    Notify when Email Arrives: Yes
    Automatically Download Attachmend on Wi-Fi: No
  • 20. Click Next
  • 21. Name the Account (whatever you desire)
  • 22. Enter Your Name (as you want it to appear when you send email)
  • 23. Click Done
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Setting up email on a Nexus

  • 1. Open your device's email application (Menu > Settings > Accounts > Add account)
  • 2. Choose IMAP (syncs better), unless you prefer the traditional POP3 type.
  • 3. Type in your Email Address
  • 4. Click Manual Setup
  • 5. Choose IMAP (syncs better), unless you prefer the traditional POP3 type.
  • 6. Type in your Password

Incoming Mail Settings

  • 7. Username: Enter your full email address
  • 8. Authentication: Should be set to password, with the password you just entered.
  • 9. Server: mail.yourcompany.com
  • 10. Port: 143 (If you chose POP3, make the port 110)
  • 11. Security Type: None
  • 12. IMAP Path Prefix: (leave go)
  • 13. Click the next arrow

Outgoing Mail Settings

  • 14. SMTP Server: mail.yourcompany.com
  • 15. Port: 465 (If you chose POP3, make the port 25)
  • 16. Security Type: SSL/TLS (accept all certificates)
  • 17. Require Sign-In: Yes
  • 18. Username: Enter your full email address
  • 19. Password: enter your email password
  • 20. Click the next arrow

Options

  • 21. Set options as you desire, below are recommendations:
    Sync Frequency: Every hour
    Notify when Email Arrives: Yes
    Sync Email from this Account: Yes
    Automatically Download Attachmend on Wi-Fi: No
  • 22. Click Next
  • 23. Name the Account (whatever you desire)
  • 24. Enter Your Name (as you want it to appear when you send email)
  • 25. Click the next arrow.
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Troubleshooting / Additional Notes

To troubleshoot/edit/check settings, go to Menu > Settings > Accounts > Email > Settings, and select the corresponding account to edit. The most common settings in addition to what is covered above are shown below:

More Settings > Outgoing Mail Server Settings
1) Security Type: SSL (accept all certificates)
2) Server Port: 465
3) Username: Use your FULL email address

More Settings > Incoming Mail Server Settings
1) Security Type: SSL (accept all certificates)
2) Server Port: 993
3) IMAP Path prefix: Leave blank

Security Options
1) Encrypt All: No
2) Sign All: No
3) Key Management: None

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