Setting Up an Email Account on an Android Smartphone

For Mail Basic accounts

In this article, we will show you how to set up your Mail Basic account on your Android smartphone or tablet.

Please Note

The following steps were created using a device with Android 9. The designations of the individual menu items may vary slightly for devices from other manufacturers.

Step 1

Tap the Settings icon (typically displayed as a gear).

Step 2

Go to Accounts.

Step 3

Tap Add Account.

Step 4

Select Personal (IMAP).

Step 5

Enter your email address and tap Next.

Step 6

Enter the password to your email address and tap Next.

Step 7

In the Server field, enter imap.ionos.co.uk and tap Next.

Step 8

In the SMTP Server field, enter smtp.ionos.co.uk and tap Next.

Step 9

Choose your desired Account Options and tap Next.

Step 10

If you would like, you can change the default Account Name, which helps you differentiate this account from other email accounts on your device, or Your Name, which is displayed on messages you send. Finally, tap Next to complete the setup process.

Please Note

If you choose to perform a manual setup or would like to use a POP3 account instead, you can find the necessary settings below.

Incoming Email Server
Setting For IMAP For POP
Server imap.ionos.co.uk pop.ionos.co.uk
Security type SSL SSL
Port 993 995
Outgoing Email Server
Setting Your input
SMTP server smtp.ionos.co.uk
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

Your Mail Basic account has been successfully added to your Android device and should be ready to use immediately.