How to configure an Android phone using IMAP

This article explain show to configure an Android smartphone with an IMAP e-mail account. This process is simple and should only take a few minutes.

 
1. Open the "Email" application, accessible via the <spanstyle="font-weight: bold;"="">Apps menu from the home screen.
 
 
2. Once the "Email" app has opened, enter your full <spanstyle="font-weight: bold;"="">e-mail and password, then click Manual Setup.
 
 
3. Choose IMAP as the account type.
 
4. Fill out the settings completely as follows:
  • User name: Your complete e-mail address.
  • Password: Your password for the corresponding e-mail address.
  • IMAP Server: imap.COMPANY.COM
    (COMPANY.COM should be replaced with the portion of your e-mail address following the "@" symbol. Example: if your e-mail address is HanSolo@MFalcon.biz, then your IMAP server should be imap.MFalcon.biz)
  • Security Type: None
  • Port: 143
  • IMAP path prefix: Leave Blank
When finished, click next.
 
5. Fill out the settings completely as follows:
  • SMTP Server: smtp.COMPANY.COM
    (COMPANY.COM should be replaced with the portion of your e-mail address following the "@" symbol. Example: if your e-mail address is HanSolo@MFalcon.biz, then your POP3 server should be pop3.MFalcon.biz)
  • Security type: None
  • Port: 587
  • User name: Your complete e-mail address.
  • Password: Your password for the corresponding e-mail address.
When finished, click next.
 
6. Fill out the remaining fields to your preference. Once filled out, you can now select "Done" and verify that you are receiving e-mails.