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How to setup your email account on your Android device

Nb. This guide was created using Andriod 7.0 thus these steps might not work on all Andriod devices. Do keep in mind that the mail setup setting will remain the same across devices.

  1. On your phone click on ‘Apps’ then ‘Settings’ then ‘Accounts’
  2. Click on ‘Add Account’
  3. Click on ‘Email’
  4. Enter your ‘Email Address’ and ‘Password’ then click on ‘Manual’ setup
  5. Select ‘Pop3’ or ‘Imap’. 
  6. Enter the below details
  • Email address: Full email address that you are setting up eg. example@example.co.za
  • User name: Full email address that you are setting up eg. example@example.co.za
  • Password: Password of the email address you are setting up
  • Pop3 or Imap server: Enter mail.YourDomainName eg. mail.example.co.za
  • Security Type: SSL/TLS accept all certificates
  • Port: If Pop3 then 995 if Imap then 993
  • SMTP Server: Enter mail.YourDomainName eg. mail.example.co.za
  • Security Type: SSL/TLS accept all certificates
  • Port: Enter 465
  • Authentication required before sending mails: Ensure that this is enabled
  • Username: Full email address that you are setting up eg. example@example.co.za
  • Password: Password of the email address you are setting up

Now just click on ‘Next’ then ‘Done’. Your account should now be ready to send and receive emails.