FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions - IMAP

FAQs - IMAP

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Go into "Settings" by pressing the Menu button or the three dots in a column.



Tap "Add Account"



on "Account Setup", enter your email address and email password. Check "Send email from this account by default" if you want it to be the default account, then tap "Next"



on the "Account Type" screen, click "IMAP"



on the "Incoming server settings" screen,
- type your email address as the Username (it may already be there)
- type your email password as the Password (it may already be there)
- for IMAP server, enter "mail." followed by your domain name, like
"mail.mycompany.com". Your domain name is the part after the "@" in your email address.
- for "Security type" select "SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)
- for Port leave it at the default of 993 (secure IMAP)
- for "IMAP path prefix" enter "INBOX" (all capitals)
- tap "Next"



on the "Outgoing server settings" screen,
- for SMTP server, again type "mail." followed by your domain name, like mail.mycompany.com
- for Security type, select "SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)"
- for Port leave it at the default of 465 (secure SMTP)
- make sure "Require sign-in" is checked
- make sure "Username" is your full email address
- make sure "Password" is filled in already (it will show all *)
- tap "Next"



on the "Account options" screen
- set "Inbox checking frequency" to whatever you wish. More frequent checking uses more mobile data, when you are not using Wifi.
- check "Send email from this account by default" if that is what you want
- check "Notify me when email arrives" if that is what you want
- check "Sync email from this account
- check "Automatically download attachments when connected to Wi-fi"
- tap "Next"



on the "Your account is set up, and email is on the way!" screen
- tap "Next"



back on the email message list screen, tap the name of the account to see a dropdown box of all accounts. Select an account to only see that account, or tap "Combined view" to see all mail from all accounts at once.

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