Android email troubleshooting

User Name : name@example.com
Your user name is your full email address
Incoming Server : mail.example.com
Ports : IMAP 143 / POP 110
Outgoing Server : smtp.example.com
Port : SMTP 587

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 Is this a first time set up? Then use our new email setup guide, rather than this troubleshooting guide.

♦ This guide uses IMAP and No SSL by default.

Launch your mail application

1. Start by selecting the mail icon from your applications screen.

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Open Menu

2. You need to access your Incoming & Outgoing Server settings.

Depending on your device either:

a. Select the Menu button and then select  More > Account Settings

Choose the relevant account – proceed to step 5

OR  

b. From your Inbox, select Manage Accounts 

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3. Select the relevant account

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4. Click More Settings

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Select Incoming Settings

5. Scroll down to the bottom of the page, and select Incoming Settings

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Confirm Incoming server settings

6. Ensure that your incoming server details are specified correctly

  • User Name is the full email address
  • The POP or IMAP server starts with mail.
  • The Password is correct (forgotten passwords can be reset via konsoleH)
  • Security type is None
  • Port is 143

then select Next

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Confirm Outgoing server settings

7. Ensure that your outgoing server settings are correct

  • SMTP server starts with smtp.
  • Security type is None
  • Port is 587
  • User Name is the full email address
  • The Password is correct (forgotten passwords can be reset via konsoleH)

and then select Done to save the account settings:

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Setup Completed

Your account should now be setup successfully.

Still struggling? Refer to our guide of common email problems or contact support@hetzner.co.za.