outgoing email on my android suddenly not working

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I set up my homestead email on my android phone and it was working properly till a few days ago...I receive incoming messages but outgoing messages fail.  I deleted the account from my phone and attempted to set up my account again, but I cannot: "Cannot connect to server.  Try again after checking network connection and entered information."  I have two other email accounts on my phone and both of those are working properly.
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familypromiseswpa8545,

Do you use the stock Android client or a program like k-9 mail? Normally not being able to send is caused by not have the outgoing server set up correctly.

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I use the basic Android mail.  It worked properly for several weeks, but not now.  Before I deleted the account in order to set it up again, I was receiving incoming mail, but outgoing would fail.  Now, I cannot set up the account at all since deleting it; I can't connect to the server
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Are you able to send from the webmail client?
If you mean am I able to send from the Homestead site, yes, I have not problems sending/receiving via homestead.com.  The gmail and comcast accounts I have set up on my phone are working properly.
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Can you confirm the settings you used to set up the account? Did you use our step by step setup?

Drew
I used your step by step setup.  As I've said, it worked for a few weeks, then outgoing mail stopped working.  Incoming continued to work properly.  I deleted the account and attempted to add it to my LG phone again, now it will not allow me to set up the email account because it won't connect to the server.
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familypromiseswpa8545,

I had a couple of ideas. Try it using both Wi-fi and cell service. See if it works one way but not the other. The second thing is to download the k-9 mail client and try it, again both wi-fi and cell.

Nothing has changed on the servers that would prevent you from connecting so it is something else, presumably limited to your phone/network combination, as I don't have any other reports of this. Unfortunately this means some troubleshooting.

Drew