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Note: These instructions are to set up your email only. This article was created using a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 running Android 5.0.1—Lollipop. The steps should be similar for other Android devices. If the instructions are not exact for your device, then we recommend that you use the settings and follow the on screen prompts to set up your device or contact your service provider for assistance.

Follow the steps below to set up email on your Android device.

  1. 1. Tap the Settings icon.
  2. 2. Tap Accounts.
  3. 3. From the Accounts panel, tap Add account.
  4. 4. From the Add account panel, tap Email.
  5. 5. Enter your sign-in details, which is the Email Address of the account you are setting up and the Password for that mailbox.
  6. The password was set up during the mailbox creation process. Tap Manual Setup to continue the setup process.
  7. 6. Select the Account type that you would like to create—either POP3 or IMAP.
  8. 7. Reference the following table to enter the necessary Incoming server settings and tap Next.
  9. Incoming Server SettingsRequired Information
    Email addressEnter the full email address that you are setting up.
    Example: help@webemailhelp.com
    User nameEnter the full email address of the email box that you are currently setting up.
    Example: help@webemailhelp.com
    PasswordEnter the password that you set when you created the mailbox in your account manager.
    IMAP/POP3 Servermail.<yourdomainname.com>
    Example: mail.webemailhelp.com
    Security TypeNone
    Port110 if using POP3.
    143 if using IMAP
  10. Note: The above image assumes an IMAP setup. If you are setting up POP3, you will be presented with a different option in place of the IMAP path prefix (see below).

    For POP3 Setup Only: Select whether you would like to delete email from the server When deleted from Inbox of your phone, or Never. Then tap Next.

  11. 8. Reference the table below to enter the necessary Outgoing server settings and tap Next.
  12. Outgoing Server SettingsRequired Information
    SMTP server

    smtp.<yourdomainname.com>
    Example: smtp.webemailhelp.com

    For Register.com customers:
    mail.<yourdomainname.com> 
    Example: mail.webemailhelp.com

    Security typeNone
    Port587
    Require sign-inChecked
    UsernameEnter the full email address of the email box that you are currently setting up.
    Example: help@webemailhelp.com
    PasswordEnter the password that you set when you created the mailbox in your account manager.
  13. 9. Customize your Account options to your desired settings and tap Next.
  14. Your email account has been added.
  15. 10. Enter an Account Name that will show when you access the account on your device, then enter Your Name, which is what will be displayed in the From field on a message when the recipient reads the email.
  16. Tap Next to complete your setup.
  17. Your email account has been set up. You can now click the Mail App Icon to start using your mail.