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Set Up E-mail on an Android Phone

For 1&1 e-mail accounts

Learn how to set up your 1&1 e-mail account on your Android samrtphone, allowing you to send and receive e-mails wherever you go.

The images used in this guide reflect Android OS 6.0.1 (Marshmallow).

Before you begin, you will need to Create an E-mail Account in Your 1&1 Package.

Step 1
From your Android phone's Home screen, go to Settings > Accounts > Add Account, and if necessary, choose the account type E-mail.
Step 2
Enter your e-mail address and password, and press Manual Setup.
Add New Account Screen
Add New Account Screen
Step 3
Choose IMAP Account.
Manual Setup Screen
Manual Setup Screen
Step 4
Enter the following incoming and outgoing server information and press Sign In (C) when finished:
Incoming Server (A)
Field Entry
IMAP server imap.1and1.co.uk
Security type SSL
Port 993
Outgoing Server (B)
Field Entry
SMTP server auth.smtp.1and1.co.uk
Security type TLS
Port 587
Authentication required before sending e-mails Checked
User name Your full e-mail address
Password Your e-mail address password
Manual Setup Screen
Manual Setup Screen
Step 5
Optionally, you can change the Period to sync E-mail and Sync schedule. To continue, press Sign In.
E-mail Sync Settings
E-mail Sync Settings
Step 6
Set your Account name (optional) and the name that will be displayed in outgoing e-mails. It is suggested to use your e-mail address as the account name to differentiate it from any other e-mail accounts you may set up on your phone.

Finally, press Done to finish.
Edit Names Screen
Edit Names Screen

The setup is complete. Your phone should download and display your recent e-mails in your default application.

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