Email account setup on Android Kenya

Email account setup on Android Kenya

From the phone home screen, tap Applications > Settings > Accounts > Add account > Email

Enter your full “Email Address”

Enter the password for your “Email Address”

Tap “Manual Setup”

Choose the type of email account you will be using.

POP3: POP3 will download the emails from the server and store them on your phone.

IMAP: IMAP will store the emails on the server and show a cached copy on your phone.

Exchange: Exchange is not supported as it requires a Microsoft Exchange server

Incoming Server Settings #

 

Username: Please enter your full email address

Password: The password for your email address.

IMAP server: This is typically your domain name preceded by “mail.”

Port:

    • Non Secure (No SSL): 143
    • Secure (SSL): 993

Note: Using“SSL (Accept all certificates) will be more compatible.

Tap Next.

Outgoing Server Settings #

SMTP server: This is typically your domain name preceded by “mail.”

Port:

    • Non Secure (No SSL): 25 or 26
    • Secure (SSL): 465

Note: Using“SSL (Accept all certificates) will be more compatible.

Require sign-in Check this as you will need to authenticate with the SMTP server.

Username: Please enter your full email address

Password: The password for your email address.

Tap Next.

Account Options #

Email Checking Frequency: Set how often you would like your device to check for new emails.

Note: The more often you check your email the more drain it will cause on your battery.

Send email from thise account by default Check this option if this will be your default email address

Notify me when email arrives: Leave this checked if you would like to be notified of new email messages.

Tap Next.

Name the account #

If you would like you can name the email account, this can be helpful if you have multiple accounts on the one device.

Enter the name you would like to be shown on all outgoing emails that you send from the device.

Tap Done.

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