How to setup IMAP email on Android phone

Updated On:
4 June 2019
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Step: 1 (Add your IMAP email account)

Go to Settings > Accounts > Add Account

Select IMAP to continue


Step: 2 (Enter your Email Address)

Enter all the details in the required field to proceed, Click Next


Password: Your email password

Select IMAP again to modify the Email server setting


Step: 3 (Account Setup)

Enter all the details in the fields for Incoming Mail server

Username: (Refer to your own email account)

Password: Your email password


Port: 993

Security type: SSL

IMAP path prefix: Optional

Same goes for Outgoing Mail server (SMTP)

SMTP server:

Port: 465

Security type: SSL

Username: (same refer to your own email address)

Password: Your own email password

Select the option according to your requirement. Then click Next


Enter the final information into your account

Give this account a name (Optional): (Your email address)

(This is the easiest way to differentiate between accounts if you have more than 1)

Your name: Name displayed on email messages.

After you entered all the details, click Next to complete this setup.


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