Setting Up Email for Android Phones

The following article will instruct you on how to configure your email on an Android device using both the default email client and K-9 Mail, a third party email client.

Using the Default Email Client

  1. Open your email client.

  2. Enter your full email address and password, as pictured below.

  3. Select IMAP for your account type.

  4. On the final account setup, enter the following information:
    • Username - The email address you are trying to connect to
    • Password - The password to that email address
    • IMAP server - mail.yoursitesdomain.com (be sure to input your actual domain name)
    • Port - 143
    • Security Type - None
    • IMAP path prefix - Leave blank

  5. Click Continue and the email client will check your settings and connect to your account.

Using K-9 Mail

  1. Open the Google Play Store.
  2. Find, install and open K-9 Mail.

  3. Enter your full email address and password, as pictured below.

  4. Select IMAP for your account type.

  5. On the final account setup screen, enter the following information:
    • IMAP server - mail.yoursitesdomain.com (be sure to input your actual domain name)
    • Security - None
    • Port - 143
    • Username - The email address to which you are trying to connect
    • Authentication - Password, transmitted insecurely
    • Password - The password to that email address
    • Auto-detect IMAP namespace - Leave checked
    • IMAP path prefix - Leave blank

  6. Click the Next and the email client will check your settings and connect to your account.