This guide explains how to configure your Android device running Lollipop OS to access your email account via the Gmail app version 5.5.101116392.

This tutorial was created using a HTC One M8 mobile phone running the Android Lollipop OS 5.0.1.

The domain sk-eu.tk is used throughout this guide as a substitute for your domain name. If your domain is johnsmith.com, use johnsmith.com in place of sk-eu.tk.

 

1.   Configuration of your device

Follow the steps below to set up email on your mobile device:

1.   Tap the Launcher icon and open Gmail:

2.   Configuring incoming email settings.

If you have not previously set up email on your device before, you will be taken to the screen in step 2.3. Therefore you can skip steps 2.1. and 2.2. Otherwise, if you have already added an email account, please follow the steps beginning at 2.1.

2.1.   If you already have one or more email accounts configured, your existing Inbox appears.

Press the highlighted icon in the top-left part of the screen, then tap Settings.



2.2.   A list of your existing email accounts will appear. Tap the Add account button.



2.3.   Select Personal (IMAP/POP), then tap Next



2.4.   Enter your email address, then tap Next

2.5.   For this example we will be using IMAP, select then tap Next

2.6.   Enter your email password, then tap Next



2.7.   Mirror the settings below, then tap Next

  • User Name: Enter your full email address
  • Password: The Password field is automatically filled in with the password that you created when you set up your email account
  • IMAP server: This is the name of the server which holds you email. Enter mail.worldsecureemail.com
  • Port: 993 for IMAP / 995 for POP
  • Security Type: Select SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates) - this setting will change the port field.

2.8.   Your device verifies the incoming server settings.

 

3.   Configuring the outgoing email settings

3.1.   The Outgoing server settings screen automatically fills in the fields. You must manually edit some of these settings.

  • SMTP server: This is the name of the server which holds your email. Enter mail.worldsecureemail.com
  • Port: 465
  • Security Type: Select SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates) - this setting will change the port field.
  • Require login: Should be checked.
  • User Name: Enter your full email address
  • Password: The Password field is automatically filled in with the password that you created when you set up your email account.

3.2.   Your device verifies the outgoing server settings.

 

3.3.   Select the options you prefer. Tap Next.

3.4.   Type a name you wish to use to identify your email account on your device, and enter your name as you want it to appear in the From field of your outgoing email messages. Tap Next.



Your Android device loads your incoming messages. You can now send and receive your email on your device using a secure connection!