Android: How to Setup Email

This article will give you a basic outline of how to setup an email account on your Android device. Because each version/carrier is slightly different, the steps below may not be 100% accurate for your device. If you have issues setting up your email, please feel free to contact our support so we can help work through any problems you may be running into.

  • 1) Open the email application.
  • 2) Enter your email address and password, then tap manual setup.
  • 3) Select IMAP
  • 4) Make sure that your username is the full email address
  • 5) Enter the IMAP server (eg mail.example.com) and port
  • 6) Tap Next
  • 7) Make sure that the SMTP server is the same as your IMAP server
  • 8) Enter 25 as the port (unless you are using SSL – 465 for SSL)
  • 9) Make sure require sign-in is selected
  • 10) Double check your username and make sure that it’s your full email address
  • 11) Tap next
  • 12) Select the preferences you wish to use, then tap next.
  • 13) Enter the name you wish people to see when you send emails, then tap next.

That’s it!

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