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Set up IMAP email accounts on the Samsung Galaxy S & HTC - Android



Android-based smartphones include two email clients, one for Gmail and one for other types of email servers such as IMAP and POP3.This tutorial will show you how to set up the built-in email application on the Samsung Galaxy S and HTC to access  IMAP emails server for incoming emails, and an SMTP server for outbound email.

  • Tap the Home icon
  • Tap the Grid icon so you can view all installed applications
  • Tap the Email icon
  • Enter your Email Address and Password for the account you are setting up and tap Next
  • Select the type of account: select IMAP
  • Enter the Incoming server settings:
    Username: your complete email address (you did setup this email address in your hosting control pane first right?)
    Password: the password you chose when you setup this email account.
    IMAP server:
    Port: 993
    Security type: TLS
    then tap Done, and then Next.
  • Enter the Outgoing server settings:
     SMTP server:
     Port: 465
     Security type: TLS
     Require sign-in (check box)
     Username, and Password: Same as for incoming.
     then tap Done, and then Next.
  • You can now select Account options: Email checking frequency (30 minutes by default), Send email from this account by default (check box), and Notify me when email arrives (checkbox) make your selections and tap Next.
  • Your email account is now set up on your Samsung Galaxy S and HTC.
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