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Setting up your email account on a Google Android Phone

The following steps are required to configure email on most Google branded Android phones or tablets.

1. Locate your Settings icon within your App Drawer.

Android phones - Settings

2. Within Settings, scroll down and select Add Account.

Android phones - Add Account

3. Select Email from within the Add account section.

Android phones - Email

4. Enter your full email address and password.  Then, select Next

Android phones - Account Setup

5. Select IMAP on the Account setup screen

Android phones - Select IMAP

6. Enter the following information for Account setup:

  • Username: Your complete email address
  • Password:  Your email address password
  • IMAP server:
  • Port: 143
  • Security type: None

Then, click Next.

Android phones - Account Settings

7. Enter the following information for 2nd portion of Account setup:

  • SMTP server:
  • Port: 25
  • Security type: None
  • Require sign-in: Must be check-marked
  • Username: Your complete email address
  • Password: Your email address password

Then, click Next

Android phones - SMTP Settings

8. Click Next on this screen.

Android phones - Final Stages

9. Please name your account and edit the display name, then select Next and the setup will be complete.

Android phones - Finish