How do I setup email on an Android Tablet?

NOTE: These settings were tested with a ASUS Transformer Prime Tablet and may differ slightly if you are using an alternative Android tablet, such as the Galaxy Tab, Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, Nexus 10 or other.


1. Select Apps on your Android device.

2. Select Email.

3. If this is the first email account to be configured on your phone, you will be provided with a setup screen. 
If this is not the first email account to be set up, select Menu and then select Add Account.

4. Enter your full email address.

5. Enter your email password.

6. Select Manual Setup.

7. Select POP3 for the Protocol.

8. Enter the following information for the Incoming Server Settings

  • Username: your full email address
  • Password: your email password
  • POP Server: mail.example.com (replace example.com with your actual domain name)
  • Security type: None
  • Server port: 110


9. Choose Next.

10. Enter Yes (check mark) next to login required.

11. Enter the following information for the Outgoing Server Settings

  • Username: your full email address
  • Password: your email password
  • SMTP server: mail.example.com (replace example.com with your actual domain name)
  • Server port: 587
  • Security type: STARTTLS (accept all certificates) or TLS / STARTTLS only


12. Enter a check mark into the box next to Require sign-in.

13. Choose Next.

14. Enter the following information:

  • Username: your email address
  • Password: your email password

15. Select your email preferences if prompted (may differ depending on the model of your tablet).

16. Enter the following information:

  • Give this account a name (optional): Enter a name for your account e.g. My Email account
  • Your name (displayed on outgoing messages): e.g. John Smith

17. Select Next or Finish to complete the setup

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