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Setting up your Android with DavisMail

Share URL:      Article: KB0000140 Published: 2014-02-18 Last modified: 2017-07-29

Question

How do I setup my DavisMail account using an Android device?

Overview

Important: If you plan to access your DavisMail on a mobile device or an email application please visit this article. You must follow the steps outlined in that article before proceeding to configure your account.

Outside of the UC Davis branding, your DavisMail account is identical in function to Gmail.

We understand that many DavisMail users also have personal Google Apps accounts, you can sign-in to multiple accounts or toggle between them. For more information, please see Google’s documentation.

Important: Due to the nature of the various Android operating system versions, these steps may or may not work for your specific version. However the server settings and server credentials are accurate and up-to-date.

Answer

  1. On your phone, press your <Menu> button, then open the Email application.
  2. On the Your accounts page, select Next to get started with setup.
  3. Enter your full UC Davis email address (name@ucdavis.edu) and passphrase, then select Next.
  4. Select IMAP account and then select Next.
  5. On the Incoming server settings page, some fields may be pre-populated. Make sure to change the following:
  6. Username: enter your full UC Davis email address (name@ucdavis.edu)
  7. IMAP server: enter imap.gmail.com
  8. Port: enter 993
  9. Security type: select SSL
  10. Select Next.
  11. On the Outgoing server settings page, some fields may be pre-populated. 
  12. Make sure to change the following:
    • For SMTP server enter smtp.gmail.com
    • For Port enter 465
    • For Security type select SSL
  13. Select Next and continue through the setup options.

You can verify or change your settings from DavisMail to Google from the Inbox view by tapping <Menu> and then Account settings.

Incoming settings

IMAP server: imap.gmail.com
Port: 993
Security type: SSL (always)

Outgoing settings

SMTP server: smtp.gmail.com
Port: 465
Security type: SSL (always)


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