How to set up an email account for Android

This article provides instructions to set up an email account on an Androidâ„¢ device.

  1. Tap the Applications icon
    Generally, the Applications icon appears on your device's main screen.
    The Applications screen will appear.
  2. Tap Email.
    In the Applications screen, tap Email.
    The Account setup interface will appear.
  3. Enter your email address and password, and tap Manual setup.
    Enter your full email address and password in the Account setup interface's text boxes.
    Tap Manual setup to proceed to the next screen of the Account setup interface.
  4. Tap the account type IMAP.
    Tap the desired account type. The next screen of the Account setup interface will appear.
  5. Enter your account information and tap Next.
    Enter the following information in the Account setup interface's text boxes:

    In the Username text box, enter your email address.
    In the Password text box, enter the password for the email account.
    In the IMAP server text box, enter the mail domain for your email account.
    In the Security type text box, select SSL/TLS. This setting automatically sets the correct port.
    Note: Do not configure the IMAP path prefix setting.

    Tap Next to proceed to the next screen in the Account setup interface.
  6. Enter your server information and tap Next.
    Enter the following information in the Account setup interface's text boxes:

    In the SMTP server text box, enter the mail subdomain for your email account.
    In the Security type text box, select SSL/TLS. This setting automatically sets the correct port.
    Select the Require sign-in checkbox.
    In the Username text box, enter your email address.
    In the Password text box, enter the password for your email account.

    Tap Next to proceed to the next screen in the Account setup interface
  7. Select your email preferences and tap Next.
    Select the checkboxes that correspond to your desired email preferences.
    Tap Next to proceed to the next screen in the Account setup interface.
  8. Enter your account and display names, and tap Next.
    Enter an account name and display name in the interface's text boxes.
    Tap Next to complete the setup process.
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