How do I setup my email account on an Android device? Print

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The following steps are intended as a guide to easily configure your email with your Android device. The following steps may differ from device to device but the steps will be similar.

The setup for both IMAP and POP3 accounts is the same.
  1. Tap the Home icon.
  2. Tap the Grid icon to view all applications.
  3. Search for and tap the Email icon.
  4. Enter your full email address and password for the account you are setting up and tap Next.
  5. Select IMAP or POP3 as the account type.
  6. Enter the Incoming server settings: Username, Password, POP3 server (e.g., Port, Security type, and Delete email from server, then tap Done, and then Next.
  7. Enter the Outgoing server settings: SMTP server (e.g., Port, Security type, Require sign-in (check box), Username, and Password, then tap Done, and then Next.
  8. Now select Account options: Email checking frequency (15 minutes by default), Send email from this account by default (check box), and Notify me when email arrives (checkbox),make your selections and tap Next.
  9. Your email account is now set up on your Android device and must be named. Make sure to enter the name you want to be displayed on outgoing messages.
Once completed, your device will connect to the account and begin retrieving your email.

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