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How to setup outbound SMTP on a HTC Android Phone

Problem:

How to setup outbound SMTP on a HTC Android Phone?

Solution:

Follow the guide below to configure a HTC Android phone to use outMail as the outgoing SMTP Server.

This article guides you from adding an email account from scratch, so the screens will be slightly different if you are amending an exisiting account. It is assumed your device is connected to your mobile phone network and is data enabled.

Run the Mail Application and choose the "Add Account" option from the drop down menu.

HTC Android - Add Email Account

Select POP3/IMAP Account

HTC Android - Add POP3 or IMAP Account

Enter the inbound IMAP/POP3 details as provided by your email provider and then tap next. This will verify your inbound settings by attempting a connection to the inbound server. If all is ok, then proceed to the next section

HTC Android - Inbound Settings

Outbound settings.

Ensure the tick box is selected for "Login required".

Enter the server details, username and password we've issued to you.
Ensure the security type is "None" and set the "Server Port" to 25 (or 587 if necessary) and then tap next.

As with the inbound settings this will now verify your settings by attempting to connect to the outbound server.

HTC Android - Outbound SMTP Settings

If all is ok, then proceed to the next section and finish the setup.

HTC Android - Email Wizard Complete

 

Summary of server details

Outgoing server

mxXXXXXX.smtp-engine.com

As provided in your signup email

Outgoing server protocol

SMTP

Outgoing server port

25, 587, 2525 or 8025

Authentication Type

Password

Username

As provided

Password

As provided

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