How to Set up email in Gmail on Android

Setting up email in Gmail on Android

  1. Open Gmail on your mobile device. If this is your first mail account to be setup, skip to step 4.
  2. Tap the profile pic at the top right of the screen.
  3. Tap Add another account.
  4. On the Add Account screen, select Other at the bottom.
  5. Type in the email address that you want setup and then tap Next.
  6. On some devices, you will be prompted to select POP or IMAP according to your preference.
  7. Enter your mailbox password if prompted.
  8. Gmail will now try to connect
  9. Incoming mail server:
    • User name: the full email address
    • Password: your mail account password
    • IMAP server: mail.  followed by your domain name e.g. mail.example.com*
    • Port: 993
    • Security type: SSL/TLS
    • Tap Next at the top right of your screen

  10. Outgoing server settings:

    • User name: the full email address
    • Password: your mail account password – the same as step 7
    • SMTP server: smtp. followed by your domain name e.g. smtp.example.com
    • Port: 465
    • Security type: SSL/TLS

   11. The account settings will be tested and you will then receive a success message.

   12. Add your name as you would like it to appear on your sent mail.

 

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Updated on December 27, 2020

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