How to configure Android 2.2 and newer for IMAP

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Set Up IMAP - Android 2.2
To set up Android 2.2 and newer for IMAP, do the following:
  1. From the Home screen, tap the Application button.
  2. Tap the Mail icon.
  3. If this is your first email account, you will be presented with an email setup screen. Tap the Next button. Otherwise, press the Menu button, tap Accounts, press the Menu button, and tap Add account.
  4. In the Type your account email address box, enter your entire email address (e.g., myname@mydomain.com).
  5. In the second box, enter the password associated with your email account.
  6.  Tap the Next button.
  7. Tap Protocol drop down and select IMAP account button.
  8. Enter the following information in the fields provided:
     
    • Email Account - should be auto filled with entire email address (e.g., myname@mydomain.com).
    • User name - should be auto filled with entire email address (e.g., myname@mydomain.com).
    • Password-Enter the password associated with your email account.
    • IMAP server-Enter the server name: Example mail.mydomain.com
    • Security type-Select None.
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    • Port - verify the port number: 143
    • Security type- Select None.
Note: Be sure the Port number is still 143.
  1. Tap the Next button. The device will connect to the internet and check your incoming settings.
  2. On the Outgoing server settings screen, enter the following information in the fields provided:
     
    • Make sure the Require sign-in or Login required checkbox is selected
    • Username-Enter your entire email address (e.g., myname@mydomain.com).
    • Password-Enter the password associated with your email account.
    • SMTP server-Enter the secure server name:
       
      Example mail.mydomain.com
    • Port-Enter the secure port number: 587
    • Security type-Select None.
Note: Be sure the Port number is still 587.

 
  1. Tap the Next button. The device will connect to the internet and check your outgoing settings.
  2. On the New Account Screen, enter your name in the Account name field. This is the name that will be displayed in the From field of email messages you send.  Enter your name in the Your Name field.
  3. Tap the Done or Finish Setup button.

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