Setup Android Device Email

The instructions vary slightly for different versions of Android operating system. But the general details are the same for all systems.

  1. Open your phone’s email application.
    • From the Home screen tap Apps then Email
    • To edit an account already set up, tap Menu and Accounts. Tap Menu again and tap Add Account.
  2. Enter your Email address and password and tap Manual Setup or Next (if manual setup is not available).
  3. Select the type: POP3 or IMAP, if you’re unsure use POP3.
  4. Enter the settings for incoming mail server:
    • Username: type your full email address
    • Password: type your email password
    • Host Name: (POP3 or IMAP Server) Enter your server name exactly as given by the helpdesk or your project manager.
      Mail domains are entered using one of the following host names:

      • “”
      • “”
      • or “mail.YOURDOMAIN.COM”.
        Where mail.YOURDOMAIN.COM would be replaced with your company’s domain name.
    • Port Numbers
      POP3 accounts the default is 110
      IMAP accounts use 143
    • Uncheck Use Secure Connection and authentication (this cannot be selected)
  5. Enter the settings for outgoing mail:
    • SMTP Server: Enter the same as the incoming mail server above.
    • Port Numbers
      587 is the recommended port number 587 (see notes below)
      25 is the default is port
    • Security Type: None
    • Check box or select Require sign-in or (authentication before sending)
      and make sure your Username (full email address) and Password are correct.
    • Tap Next
  6. Tap Next again
  7. Name your account and enter the name you want to display on outgoing messages, most common is your given name.
  8. Tap Done

That’s it.

If everything is working you should see email messages start coming in. Make sure you can also send messages by sending yourself an email.

If you’re not receiving email messages or you can’t send messages. Don’t worry, We can help you fix the problem use the chat or contact us form.

Note: Please call from a different phone than the one we’re setting up.

For more information on Ports please see the Email Ports Listing.