Set Up Email On Android Phones And Tablets

Check out the following steps for setting up your email on an Android phone or tablet. The images below are of a Samsung Galaxy S4. Your email app and phone screens may differ slightly from what you see here, but the following Incoming and Outgoing mail server information will be the same...

Incoming / Outgoing Server: mail.b.hostedemail.com
SSL: Enabled
Incoming IMAP Port: 993
Outgoing Port: 465

1. Locate the Email app in your App drawer and tap to open it.

2. Choose the option listed as 'Other' or 'Others' to set up your new email account with your phone.

3. Enter the email address you are setting up as well as the password for the account and then click 'Next'.

4. We will be using IMAP for this set up. Tap the IMAP button to get started.

5. Fill out the Incoming server settings as follows...

  • Enter your full email address and password in the Username and Password fields. 
  • Enter mail.b.hostedemail.com as the IMAP server
  • Choose SSL from the Security type drop down
  • Enter 993 for the port setting.

Click Next to continue

6. Fill out the Outgoing server settings as follows...

  • Enter mail.b.hostedemail.com as the SMTP server
  • Choose SSL from the Security type drop down
  • Enter 465 for the port setting.
  • Enter your full email address and password in the Username and Password fields.

Click Next to continue

7. Choose the sync options for the email box and click Next

8. Enter an account name and assign the name you wish to be associated with this email account and then click Next

9. Once done, click Done With Accounts and then you should be able to send and receive emails using your new email address.


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