This guide walks you through setting up an email account in the Gmail app on your Android device.

You should already have an email account with SnappyHost to follow this guide.

There are now two options for setting up your email client.

Option 1 is preferred, but does have some prerequisites. Option 1 - Use mail.yourdomain for inbound and outbound mail server (IMAP Hostname and SMTP Hostname) e.g. if your domain is example.co.uk you would use mail.example.co.uk : Prerequisites Your domain’s A record must be pointing to your SnappyHost server. If your domain is registered with SnappyHost then this is likely the case. You must have SSL enabled for the domain. Once your domain is correctly pointing to SnappyHost a free Let's Encrypt™ certificate will be issued automatically. If you meet these requirements then you can use the format mail.yourdomain for the inbound (IMAP Hostname) and outbound (SMTP Hostname) mail servers in the instructions below e.g. if your domain is example.co.uk then you would use mail.example.co.uk as the inbound and outbound mail server names. This option has the benefit of meaning that should you change hosting servers at any point you won’t need to re-configure any email clients. Once the DNS has updated for your new server A record the clients will continue to be able to send and receive email.

Option 2 - use the server hostname for inbound and outbound mail server. This option has no prerequisites. However, you should be aware that if you use this method, and at a later date change hosting servers you will need to re-configure any email clients.

Swipe up from the bottom of your device and tap the Settings icon.



In the Settings menu, tap on Accounts. The Accounts interface will appear.



Tap on Add Account. The Add an account interface will appear.



In the Add an account interface, tap Personal (IMAP).



In the Enter your email text box, enter your full email address. Tap Next.



Enter your password in the Password textbox. Tap Next. This will open the Incoming server settings Interface.



Your Username and Password will be automatically filled with your previously entered information.

In the Server textbox, enter the host name information, if your domain is with us that would be mail.yourdomain (replace yourdomain with the domain hosted with us, e.g. mail.example.com)



Your Username and Password will be automatically filled in with your previously entered information.
In the Server textbox, enter the host name information (mail.yourdomain).



Enter the following information in the Account options interface. you may set your sync frequency and email notifications.
Select how often your email syncs to the server from from the Sync frequency menu options.
To get notifications when email arrives, check the Notify me when email arrives checkbox.
To automatically sync email for this account, check the Sync email for this account checkbox.
To automatically download attachments when connected to Wi-Fi, check the Automatically download attachments when connected to Wi-Fi checkbox.



Tap Next. Your email client is now ready.

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