Set up the Android for IMAP/POP3


This article is to assist you in setting up your Android for Apexhost mail servers. Note there are mnay variations of the Android and the examples here mayh not be exactly the same.
Please ensure you have your email account created though our control panel first and you have your email address and its password saved.

To Set Up Email on Your Android-based Device

  1. Open your device's email application.
  2. If you already have an email account set up, pressMenuand tapAccounts. PressMenuagain and tapAdd account.
  3. Type yourEmail addressandPassword, and clickNext.
  4. If you have more than one device checking this email account (like a pc or mac as well) choose IMAP If this is the only device you use then tap POP3.
  5. Use these settings for your incoming server, depending on the type of email you have:
    POP3
    Username Enter your full email address.
    Password Enter your email account password.
    POP3 server www.getmymail.com.au
    Port 110
    IMAP
    Username Enter your full email address.
    Password Enter your email account password.
    IMAP server www.getmymail.com.au
    Port 143
  6. Use these settings for your outgoing server:
    SMTP (Outgoing Mail Server)
    SMTP server www.getmymail.com.au
    Port 25*
    Security type None
  7. SelectRequire sign-inand make sure yourUsername(your full email address) andPasswordare correct. TapNext.
  8. TapNextagain. Name your account and enter the name you want to display on outgoing messages.
  9. TapDone.

That's it. If everything is working OK, you should see some email messages. To make sure you can send messages, go ahead and compose an email and send it to yourself.

If you're not receiving email messages or you can't send messages, seeAndroid: Troubleshooting Email. Don't worry. There are a few things that can happen during the setup process. We'll help you investigate and fix them.

* You may need to use alternative port 366 as many ISP block port 25.

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