How To Add A Mail Account To An Android Phone

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To add a mail account to an android phone, you can follow these steps:

 

  1. Enter your full Email Address

  2. Enter the password for your account

  3. Tap Next

  4. Choose IMAP: IMAP will store the emails on the server and show a cached copy on your phone.

Incoming Server Settings

 

 

  • Username: Enter your full email address

  • Password: The password for your email address.

  • IMAP server: Enter mail.yourdomainname.com

  • Secure (SSL) Port: 993

  • Security type: SSL (Accept all certificates) 
  • Tap Next.

Outgoing Server Settings

 

 

  • SMTP server:  Enter mail.yourdomainname.com

  • Secure SSL Port: 465

  • Security type: SSL (Accept all certificates)

    NOTE: Require sign-in Check this as you need to authenticate with the SMTP server.
  • Username: 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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