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How do I set up email on an Android phone?

  • Applies to: All DV, Grid

  • Difficulty: Easy

  • Time needed: 10 minutes

  • Tools needed: Android device, email address

 
  • Applies to: Grid
    • Difficulty: Easy
    • Time Needed: 10
    • Tools Required: Android device, email address
  • Applies to: All DV
    • Difficulty: Easy
    • Time Needed: 10
    • Tools Required: Android device, email address

Overview

The following article will guide you through configuring your email on an Android device.

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Requirements

Before you start, be sure you have these handy:

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Configure your Android device

Let's begin!

  1. Open your email client.
  2. Enter your full email address and password, see Figure 1.

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    Figure 1.

  3. For the Account type, we recommend IMAP.

      1831_AccountType
    Figure 2.

  4. For the Incoming settings, we recommend using your access domain for the incoming server. You will also want to leave the Security Type as None. See Figure 3 as an example.

    1831_IncomingSettings
    Figure 3.

  5. For the Outgoing settings, we also recommend using your access domain for the SMTP server, see Figure 4.

    1831_OutgoingSettings
    Figure 4.

  6. Configure your Account options as desired on the subsequent screens and you're done!

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