It’s great to able to access your email on the move. This guide will show you how to set up your email account on an Android device. For customers using LCN.com Web hosting, WordPress hosting or Email hosting.

Before you start you’ll need to have the email address and password for the account you’re looking to set up. If you are unsure of these details they can be found in your LCN.com account.

Let’s get started…

The guide below was created using Android version 6.0.1 on a Samsung Galaxy S7

  1. Tap the Apps button, then select Settings.
  2. Tap Accounts, choose Add account at the bottom and then select Email.
  3. Enter your Email Address and Password in the fields and then tap SIGN IN.

    Note: It might be helpful to choose Show password to ensure the password is correct.


  4. The device will now try and automatically detect your email account settings and ask you What type of account you want to use. Tap IMAP ACCOUNT, alternatively, if you want to use POP3 you can find all the settings you’ll need in our guide.
  5. Your device will then ask you for your account settings. The following details need to be entered on this screen:

      Account

    • In the Email address field enter your full email address
    • In the User name field enter your full email address
    • In the Password field enter your email password

    • Incoming server

    • In the IMAP server field enter mail.lcn.com
    • The Security type needs to be set to none
    • The Port should be set to 143
    • The IMAP path prefix needs to be left blank

    • Outgoing server

    • In the SMTP server field enter mail.lcn.com
    • The Security type needs to be set to none
    • The Port should be set to 25, 26 or 587
    • Ensure that Authentication required before sending emails is ticked
    • In the User name field enter your full email address
    • In the Password field enter your email password
  6. Once completed click SIGN IN
  7. The device will attempt to connect to the servers. If you receive any errors, simply choose Cancel and double check your details are correct. Once successful, you will be taken back to the Accounts screen.

Please Note:

Depending on your internet service provider, the default port of 25 should allow you to send email. If you find that you are having problems sending email, the first step would be to change the port from to 26 or 587. To do this:

  • Open your Email application and tap MORE in the top right and tap Settings.
  • Choose your account name and then scroll down to Server Settings.
  • Scroll down to the Outgoing Server and change the port to 26 or 587.

That’s it! You’ll now be able to send and receive email using your Android device.

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