Android Mail Setup

To configure an Android device to work with your HITS e-mail account, follow these steps:

Android Mail Setup


  1. Tap Applications, and then tap Email.
  2. If you have set up an e-mail account on the device before, press Menu, tap Accounts, press Menu, and then tap Add account.
  3. In the Email address text box, type the e-mail address of the account that you want to use (for example, name@yourwebsite.com).
  4. In the Password text box, type the password for the e-mail account that you choose.
  5. Tap Manual setup.
  6. For the account type, tap POP3 or IMAP. The Incoming server settings page appears.
  7. In the Username text box, type the e-mail address of the account that you wish to use.
  8. In the Password text box, type the password for the e-mail account that you choose.
  9. In the Server text box, type mail. followed by your web address. (for example, mail.yourwebsite.com).
  10. In the Security type list box, select NON-SSL.
  11. In the Port text box, type the correct port for the protocol you are using: If you are using IMAP, type 143 or If you are using POP3, type 110.
  12. If you are using IMAP, in the IMAP path prefix text box, type INBOX.
  13. If you are using POP3, in the Delete email from server list box, select Never to keep messages on the server when you delete them in the inbox. Alternatively, to remove messages from the server when you delete them in the inbox, select When I delete from Inbox.
  14. Tap Next. Android verifies the settings, and then the Outgoing server settings page appears.
  15. In the SMTP server text box, type mail. followed by your web address. (for example, mail.yourwebsite.com).
  16. In the Security type list box, select NON-SSL.
  17. In the Port text box, type 465.
  18. Select the Require sign-in check box.
  19. In the Username text box, type the e-mail address of the account that you wish to use.
  20. In the Password text box, type the password for the e-mail account that you choose.
  21. Tap Next. Android verifies the settings, and then the Account options page appears.
  22. In the Email checking frequency list box, select how often you want Android to check the account for new messages.
  23. To set this account as the default account for sending e-mail from the device, select the Send email from this account by default check box.
  24. To receive notifications when there are new messages in the account, select the Notify me when email arrives check box.
  25. Tap Next.
  26. In the Give this account a name text box, type a description for the account, such as Business email. (The description can be whatever you want.)
  27. In the Your name text box, type the name that you want recipients to see on messages you send.
  28. Tap Done. Android downloads the messages for the account.

Your email should now be downloading to your new inbox. We reccomend you do this intially via WI-FI as it could take some time over mobile network.