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In order to configure your Private Email email account on your Android device, perform the following steps:

1. Locate your Email application:

We will use a test email account [email protected] to show you what to do.
Before proceeding with the email account setup, you need to make sure that you have created a mailbox that is to be added.

2. Fill in your email address and password:

3. Click Next and select the type of protocol (POP3 or IMAP).

4. The following steps will guide you through the process of IMAP account set-up.
You will need to indicate the following fields:

Your username and password should have been already filled in the corresponding fields.
IMAP server: mail.privateemail.com
Port: use port 143 for non-SSL connection

Or port 993 for SSL connection (can be selected in Secure type field):

5. Click on Next to proceed.

6. Indicate the following fields to set up a POP3 account:

Your username and password should have been already filled in the corresponding fields.
POP3 server: mail.privateemail.com
Port: use port 110 for non-SSL connection

It is also possible to choose whether to delete the e-mail from the server when it gets deleted from Inbox or not:

Use port 995 if you would like to set up SSL connection (can be selected in Secure type field):

7. Click on Next to proceed.

8. Indicate the Outgoing Server settings:

Your username and password should have been already filled in the corresponding fields.
SMTP server: mail.privateemail.com
Port: 465 for SSL connection (can be selected in secure type field)

Note, that Requires sign-in option should be checked:

Or use port 25 (26 alternatively) for non-SSL connection.
Note, that Requires sign-in option should be checked:

9. Click on Next to proceed.

10. You will be able to indicate the following settings:

  • Inbox checking frequency
  • Whether to set up this email account as the default account or not
  • Notifications when email arrives
  • Sync of emails for this account
  • Whether to download attached files when connected to Wi-Fi or not

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11. Click on Next to proceed.

12. You may assign a name to your email account in the following way:

13. Click on Next to finish the set-up.