Android 5 Mail Setup

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Mail Set Up For Android 5.1.1 "Lollipop"

This tutorial was created using the native email application on an LG G3 Android phone running the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS. The picture references below reflect as much and may not coincide with what you see on your device. That depends on the Android version you are running, what email client you are configuring and which device you have. However, the configuration information provided below should be applicable to most Android devices, email apps and Android OS versions.

IMAP Mail Set Up

  • Tap on your Email app to open it.


  • When prompted to select your Email Provider, tap on Other


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  • Input your Sonic email address (for instance tiny.dirigible@sonic.net) Then input your Password in the password field. Tap Next.


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  • For account type select IMAP and tap Next.


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  • For Incoming Server Settings input imap.sonic.net for the IMAP server.


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  • Under Security Type tap to reveal the security options.


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  • SSL isn't yet working so select TLS. The Port Number should automatically update. If not, manually change it to 143 by tapping on the Port Number input field. Then tap Next.


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  • On the Outgoing Server Settings page input mail.sonic.net for the SMTP server.


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  • Under Security Type tap to reveal the security options.


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  • Select TLS. Again, the port number should be updated automatically. If not, manually change it to Port 587 by tapping on the input field. Then tap Next.


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  • Your phone will then Verify the configuration is correct by Authenticating with Sonic.


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  • Now the email app should prompt you to input an Account name and your Name. Input your desired Account Name and Name then tap Done.


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  • You should be all set to send and receive emails on your Android device!


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