Setting up Business Mail on an Android Phone
Note: These instructions should be used only as a guideline. Steps may vary depending on device and version. Consult manufacturer or service provider for specific instructions.
For checking email on mobile devices, we recommend that you use IMAP, if you are unable to use IMAP, follow the steps to set up POP.
- On your Android's home screen, select Apps.
Android Apps Selection
- On the Apps screen, select your device's native Email application.
- If you do not have another account configured already, you will be prompted to enter your username and password, then select Manual setup. Keep in mind that your username is your full business email address, for example "email@example.com".
Android Email Set Up: Username and Password
Android Email Add Account Link
- Select the IMAP option.
Android Email Set Up: POP3 Button
- You will be prompted to enter server information, enter the following information:
- IMAP server: imap.mail.yahoo.com
- Security type: SSL (Some Android devices will not offer just SSL, if this is the case for your device, select SSL/TLS.)
- Once you have selected SSL the port should automatically change to 993. If it does not, manually change it.
- Select whether to delete email messages from the Yahoo server when they are deleted on your Android.
Android Email Set Up: Deletion Settings
- Press Next.
Android Email Set Up: Next Button
- You will be prompted to enter your outgoing server settings. Enter the following information:
- SMTP server: smtp.bizmail.yahoo.com
- Port: 465
- Security type: SSL (or SSL/TLS)
- Configure your account options including whether the Android will automatically check for new messages and, if so, how frequently. Note: Having your mobile device automatically check for new email may cause errors, or can cause your email account to become temporarily locked.
Android Email Set Up: Account Options
- Give this account a name (optional) and enter the name you wish to have displayed on outgoing messages.
Android Email Set Up: Account Name
- Your device will set up the account and begin downloading your new messages.
Android Email Button
Android Email Set Up: Incoming Server Settings
Then press Next.
Android Email Set Up: Outgoing Server Settings
If you are unable to locate the options mentioned above, we suggest that you contact your device manufacturer for support, as they are the real experts on your Android device.