How To Setup Google Apps Mail In Samsung or Android Phones

First, log-in to your Gmail account, and go to ‘Settings’ in the top right. The mail setting for POP and IMAP is similar. If you have no idea which to use, we recommend IMAP. Below is a guide for IMAP on Android phones.

gmail gear setting

Then double check that the IMAP or POP setting is enabled.
enabled pop and imap setting

Go to your mobile phone and continue with mail setting.

Enter log-in details.

Select sync option.

Incoming mail server, IMAP setting.
incoming imap setting

Outgoing mail server, IMAP setting.


For synchronization frequency, the shortest time is every five minutes, while the longest is unlimited. By increasing sync time and activating the option to ‘automatically download attachments when connected to wifi’, you can greatly reduce data and bandwidth usage.



Users can delete an email account by clicking the Settings button in the bottom right.

Delete account.

IMAP Setting:
Incoming settings
IMAP server:
Port: 993
Security type: SSL (always)

Outgoing settings
SMTP server:
Port: 465
Security type: SSL (always)

POP Setting:
Use SSL: Yes
Port: 995
Use Authentication: Yes
Port for TLS/STARTTLS: 587
Port for SSL: 465

What’s the difference between POP and IMAP?

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