The following procedure describes how to set up an account using the standard e-mail app installed on all Android devices. However, there are many other e-mail applications available for Android. While the user interfaces vary, the general steps and concepts are the same as those described below.

To configure an Android device to work with your Hosting e-mail account, follow these steps:

  1. Tap Settings, and then tap Accounts.
  2. Tap Add account, and then:
    • To set up an IMAP account, tap Personal (IMAP).
    • In the Add your email address text box, type the e-mail address of the account that you created in cPanel (for example, [email protected]).
  4. For the account type, tap Personal (IMAP).
  5. In the Password text box, type the password for the e-mail account that you created in cPanel.
  6. Tap NEXT. The Incoming server settings page appears.
  7. In the Username text box, confirm the e-mail address that you typed in step 3.
  8. In the Password text box, confirm the password that you typed in step 6.
  9. In the Server text box, type the provided server name for your account.
  10. Tap NEXT. The Account options page appears.
  11. In the Sync frequency list box, select how often you want to synchronize the account with the device.
  12. Configure the other account options:
    • To receive notifications for new messages, select the Notify me when email arrives check box.
    • To synchronize messages, select the Sync email from this account check box.
    • If you are configuring an IMAP account, to download attachments when the device is connected to a Wi-Fi network, select the Automatically download attachments when connected to Wi-Fi check box.
  13. Tap NEXT. The Your account is set up and email is on its way! message appears:
    • To change the account name, type the new name in the Account name (optional) text box.
    • To change the display name that appears on messages that you send from this account, type the new name in the Your name text box.
  14. Tap NEXT. The Accounts page appears.
  15. To view the inbox for the new account, tap the home button, access the application list, and then tap Gmail.
  16. Tap the Android Settings icon (settings) icon.
  17. Tap the down arrow, and then select the new account. The inbox appears.

Setting up email on Andoid devices


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