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Setting up POP/IMAP Email on an Android Phone

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This guide will walk you through the POP mail setup on Android devices.

  1. From the Home Screen or Application Menu, click the 'Mail' icon as shown below.
  2. Figure One

  3. Then click the 'Menu' button on your phone to bring up additional setting options as shown below.
  4. Figure Two

  5. Click 'Add account' and the account add screen will open as shown below. Give your full 'Email ID' and 'Password' and click 'Next'.

    Figure Three

  6. After the email address and the password gets verified, the next screen will appear where you can choose your account type as shown below. Here you need to choose 'POP3' account type and it will proceed to next screen as shown below.
  7. Figure Four

  8. Here you need to give your 'POP3' account details, like 'Username' which will be your email ID, ''Password', 'POP3 Server' which will be 'mail.your domain name'. The rest thing you do not need to change. Let the default 'Port' which will be '110' as it is. Then click 'Next' to continue as shown below.
  9. Figure Five

  10. Now it is time to set the 'SMTP (Outgoing Server)' details. Fill the details just as the 'POP3' server details, but here give the 'Port' number as 25 and click 'Next' button as shown below.
  11. Figure Six

  12. In the next screen you can select the 'Email Check Frequency'. You can set the frequency as per your requirment as shown below and then press 'Next'.
  13. Figure Seven

  14. In the next step you can set the 'Account Name' and 'Your Name in the outgoing message' as shown below. After setting the details click Next.
  15. Figure Eight

  16. Now your 'Inbox' is created and you can see the emails getting downloaded to your newly created email ID's 'Inbox' as shown below.
  17. Figure Nine

  18. Now you are all set. Save the settings and then touch the Mail icon to begin retrieving your emails.

You are done with.

Updated on Nov 11, 2015

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