How to setup "Basic" email on a cell phone ( Apple & Android )

How to setup "Basic" email on a cell phone ( Apple & Android )

Android setup for IMAP or POP

  1. Open your device's email application.
  2. If you already have an email account set up, press Menu and tap Accounts. Press Menu again and tap Add account.
  3. Type your Email address and Password, and click Next.
  4. If you have IMAP, tap IMAP. If you're not sure, tap POP3.
  5. Use these settings for your incoming server, depending on the type of email you have:



Enter your full email address.


Enter your email account password.

IMAP server


IMAP: 143 or POP: 110



  1. Use these settings for your outgoing server:

SMTP (Outgoing Mail Server)

SMTP server



Security type


  1. Select Require sign-in and make sure your Username (your full email address) and Password are correct. Tap Next.
  2. Tap Next again. Name your account and enter the name you want to display on outgoing messages.
  3. Tap Done.


Andriod – adding an exchange account
  1. On your device, tap on the system Settings icon.
  2. Tap Accounts & sync (Accounts on some devices).
  3. Tap Add.
  4. Tap Email.
  5. Tap Microsoft Exchange
  6. Enter your email address and password, and then tap Next.
  7. On the next page, enter the rest of the necessary information, and then tap Next for Automatic Setup.

If it fails and you need to enter info manually;

Email address: Your email address (for example,
Server address:
Domain: Leave this field blank.
Username: Your email address again.
Password: Password for you email address.

Select This server requires an encrypted SSL connection.

8. If you are prompted to enable remote security administration, tap OK or Allow. This setting enables you to remotely perform a factory reset (delete all data) on the device from the Outlook Web App (OWA) if the device is lost or stolen. 
9. Select the services that you want to synchronize with the Exchange server, and specify how often you want to synchronize. Then, tap Next.
10. Enter a descriptive name for your account, and then tap Finish setup.


iPhone: adding a POP or IMAP Account

  1. Go to Settings > Accounts & Passwords and tap Add Account. If you're using iOS 10.3.3 or earlier, go to Settings > Mail > Accounts and tap Add Account.
  2. Tap Other, then tap Add Mail Account.
  3. Enter your name, email address, password, and a description for your account. 
  4. Tap Next. Mail will try to find the email settings and finish your account setup. If Mail finds your email settings, tap Done to complete your account setup.

If Mail can't find your email settings, then you need to enter them manually. Tap Next, then follow these steps:

  1. Choose IMAP or POP for your new account. If you aren’t sure which one to choose, contact your email provider.
  2. Enter the information for Incoming Mail Server and Outgoing Mail Server. Then tap Next.
  3. If your email settings are correct, tap Save to finish. If the email settings are incorrect, you'll be asked to edit them. 


iPhone: adding an Exchange Account

  1. From the Home screen, navigate: Settings   > Accounts & Passwords.
  2. Tap Add Account.
  3. Tap Exchange.
  4. Enter the appropriate info into the following fields then tap Next:
Email Address
Your Password
Description “your domain”
  1. Tap Next (everything should fill-in automatically):
  2. Tap the switch(es) to turn the following sync options on:
      3. Tap Save.

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