Send and receive Business Email on your Android

  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.


To check email on mobile devices, we recommend using IMAP.

If you'd like to use POP instead, here's how to set it up:

  1. On your Android's home screen, tap Apps.
  2. On the Apps screen, tap Email.
  3. If you don't already have another account configured on your device If you've already configured an email account on your device
      Enter your username and password.
      (Your username is your full business email address, for example "".)
    1. Tap Menu.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap Add Account.
  4. Tap Manual setup.
  5. Tap POP or POP3.
  6. Enter the server information:
    • POP3 server:
    • Security type: SSL (Some Android devices will not offer just SSL, if this is the case for your device, select SSL/TLS.)
    • Port: 995 (When you select SSL the port should automatically change to 995. If it doesn't, manually change it to 995.)
  7. Select whether to delete email messages from the Yahoo server when they are deleted on your Android.
    Android Email Set Up: Deletion Settings
  8. Tap Next.
  9. Enter your outgoing server settings:
    • SMTP server:
    • Port: 465
    • Security type: SSL (or SSL/TLS)
  10. Tap Next.
  11. Configure your account options including whether the Android will automatically check for new messages and, if so, how frequently.

    Android Email Set Up: Account Options

      Caution: Setting your mobile device to frequently check for new email may cause errors, or can cause your email account to become temporarily locked.

  12. Tap Next.
  13. Give the account a name (optional) and enter the name you'd like to have displayed on outgoing messages.
  14. Tap Next.
  15. Your device will set up the account and begin downloading your new messages.

  Tip: If you can't locate the options mentioned in this guide, we suggest that you contact your device manufacturer for support. They're the real experts on your Android device.


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