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Android and iOS both rule the smartphone market and have received significant makeovers in recent years with new versions bringing fresh designs. Android is now almost 8 years old, and in that time it's gone from a quirky piece of mobile software to a full-fledged Linux driven operating system and powerful brand. The big cell phone companies leave their mark on Android by altering the design of Google's mobile operating system - Stock Android or "pure Android" or "vanilla Android," - just as mother Android did building on Linux.

How to Configure your Email Address on your Android Device

1. Click on the Applications / Menu button on the Home Screen of your Android Device

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2. Open the 'Email' Application. Go for Manual Setup

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3. Select the Account Type as either 'POP' or 'IMAP account'. (We recommend: IMAP on Mobile, POP on Desktop)

Standard Ports: 110 / 25 / 143 (POP / SMTP / IMAP) Suggested Secure Ports: 995 / 587 / 993 (with SSL / TLS)

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4. Enter your full Email address & Password > Click on Next

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5. Enter the information as per the instructions provided on the following screen:

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User name: <Complete Email address> Password: <Email Password>

      • For IMAP Configuration

IMAP Server: mail.yoursite.com (eg: mail.osspl.com) SSL Security: Accept All Certificates Port: 993 or 143

      • For POP Configuration

POP Server: mail.yoursite.com (eg: mail.osspl.com) SSL Security: Accept All Certificates Port: 995 or 110

Click on Next

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6. Enter the information as per the instructions provided on the following screen:

SMTP Server: mail.yoursite.com (eg: mail.osspl.com) Port: 587 Security Type: TLS Accept All Certificates Require sign-in: Keep in marked / ticked Click on Next

User name: <Complete Email address> Password: <Email Password>. Click on Next

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7. Select 'Email check frequency' 'Notify me when email arrives' as per your preference.

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8. Give an account name for the configuration (optional). Enter Your Name and click on Done.

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9. You have successfully setup an email account on your Android Device. You may try sending/receiving a test email from the email application.

NB: Above is a standard email setup guide on Android devices As there are many device models and tools, you may need need to adjust and test.