How to connect an email using SMTP on a mobile device

The following guide will show you how to connect an email using SMTP on a mobile device using the most popular Gmail App and will also work for other SMTP supported mobile applications across Android and iOS.

Requirements to connect an email using SMTP on a mobile device:

  1. Gmail Application installed.
  2. Email account with SMTP details

Extra Information

  • We are using example.com domain and username@example.com as email for demonstration
    Incoming mail server: titan.basezap.com
    Outgoing mail server: titan.basezap.com
  • Standard SMTP details
    SSL-Settings
    IMAP Port: 993
    POP Port: 995
    Outgoing SMTP Port: 465Non-SSL-Settings
    IMAP Port: 143
    POP Port: 110
    Outgoing SMTP Port: 587 / 25
    Note: IMAP is recommended
  • If you are using Cloudflare’s nameserver then make sure the mail.domain.com A/CNAME records are not being proxied, otherwise, the mail system will not work.

Procedure:

  1. Open the Gmail application on your mobile device.
  2. Click on add account.
  3. A window to select from various emails would appear on your screen. Select the Other (IMAP) option.

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4. Enter your email address which you would like to add.

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5. Fill in the incoming server details (IMAP server, Port and the Security type) with respect to your email and then click next

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6. Now fill in the outgoing server details (SMTP server, Port and the Security type).

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7. Your account is set up and the emails are on their way, now add your display name.

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You’re all done and now you have successfully set up your email using IMAP over SMTP on your mobile device.

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As you can see now that you’re signed in your Gmail app using SMTP.

Need to create an email account on cPanel/DirectAdmin Server? Check the guide below for detailed steps.

 

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