Setting Up an Email Account on an Android Smartphone

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To set up your mobile device to use your 1&1 IONOS email address:

Please note: The setup of the email account is described using the Samsung GALAXY S6 smartphone model with Android 6.0.1 as an example. The menu items listed below may differ on other Android models.

Step 1

Start the email app.

  • If you have not yet created an account in the email app, enter your email address and password. Then tap Log In
  • If you already have an account in your email app, tap More > Preferences. From the menu, tap Add
    New Account
Step 2

Enter your email address and password. Then tap Manual Setup.

Step 3

Select the desired account type. You can choose between the following account types:

  • POP3 account
  • IMAP account
  • Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync

We recommend that you use the default setting IMAP account.


If you want to read and receive emails on the go, set up the IMAP account type. If you only manage your emails on your PC, POP3 is the right choice.


Step 4

Now enter your account data and make the required settings or specifications for the incoming and outgoing server. For more information, enter the following tables. Then tap Log In.

Incoming Email Server
Setting For IMAP For POP
Security type SSL SSL
Port 993 995
Outgoing Email Server
Setting Your input
SMTP server
Security Type TLS (Accept all certificates)
Port 587
Login Requires Checkbox  
Username The full email address of your 1&1 IONOS email account.
Password The password you entered when setting up the 1&1 IONOS email address.