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Send and Receive Email in Android Mail

Send and Receive Email in Android Mail 4.0 or greater

  1. Open the Email application.

  2. In the Setup email screen, enter your email address and password.

    If you're adding a second or subsequent email address, you can also check the option to use the new account to send all outgoing messages.

  3. Touch Manual setup. You're prompted to enter your email account details. Select either POP3 or IMAP.

    Incoming settings: Opens a screen where you can configure settings for how you receive email for this account.

    Username: Your full email address
    Password: The password for your email account.
    POP3 server: mail.[HOST.NAME]
    Port: 110 for POP3 and Port 143 for IMAP
    Security type: (None)
    Delete email from server: Use to configure email to sync to youur email service provider to delete from its server any email you delete in the Email application, or to never delete email from the server. (Only used in POP3 Setup)

    Outgoing settings: Opens a screen where you can configure settings for how you send email from this account.

    SMTP server: mail.[HOST.NAME]
    Port: 25
    Security type: (None)
    Require sign-in: Check this option
    Username: Your email address
    Password: Your email password

    Email account settings

    Email check frequency: How often email checks for new email sent to this account.
    Default account: Use this account's outgoing email server for the email you compose and send when you are not currently viewing or working with email from a specific account.
    Email notifications: Set whether you want to receive notifications when you receive new email sent to this account.
    Email Synch: Select whether or not you want to synch existing email from your server to your device.

  4. Enter a name for the account, confirm how you want your name to appear in outgoing mail, and touch Done.

Email starts downloading your email messages and you can start using it to send and receive messages using the new account.


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Category: Domain & Email > Email
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