How do I setup POP email on my Android device using the stock email client?

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If you aren't sure of the difference between POP and IMAP and why you would use one or the other, please click here.

Here are the settings for the stock Android email client. It is somewhat feature poor, but it does connect to the email. For a more feature rich email client, you can download and configure k-9 mail
for free.

  1. Click on "Add Other Account"



  2. Enter your email address and password, and select Manual Setup:



  3. Select POP3 Account



  4. Input

    Email address
    Username: Full email address
    Password

    Server: pop.homestead.com
    Security: SSL
    Port: 995

    Click Next




  5. Input

    SMTP Server: smtp.homestead.com
    Security: SSL
    Port: 465
    Username: Full email address
    Password

    Click Next



  6. Choose your settings and click Next



  7. Input your preferences and click Done



    You can now see your email!


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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Authentication Failed.


I am trying to set up email on an Android phone and get the following errors: Authentication Failed and Unable to connect to email server to verify account...
Any ideas what to do?
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This page shows the correct settings for POP accounts, or if you are setting up IMAP, double check your settings here; https://community.homestead.com/homes...

The best way to configure an android is with the "exhange" configuration, but it does require an Hmail Suite account which is $3 per month. This gives you full synchronization with your email folders, contacts and calendar events: https://community.homestead.com/homes...

If you get stuck, let us know which configuration you are using. If you continue to get that same error message the next thing to do us update your email password.

Mike
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Setup email on Android.


I change my password and can now access my emails on my computer but am still unable to set up my email access on my Android Samsung Note mobile phone. Tried both POP3 and IMAP and message state "unable to verify". Previously it was working fine on POP3. Please advise how to set up.

Note: This topic was created from a reply on the INACCESSIBLE TO EMAILS!!! topic.