Android: Gmail App for Android (IMAP) - Rackspace Email Setup

Depending on your phone manufacturer (Samsung, LG, Motorola, etc..) your screens may look a little different.

  1. Launch the Settings app on your device.
  2. Once it launches, tap on Accounts.
  3. Tap on Add Account.
  4. Select Personal (IMAP), near the bottom of the screen, as the Account Type

  5. Enter your email address: (YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS)

  6. Type your mailbox password

  7. Enter the following incoming settings: 

    Username: (YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS)
    Password: Your mailbox password 
  8. Tap Next

  9. Enter the following outgoing settings: 

    Make sure Require signin is enabled. 

    Username: (YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS)
    Password: Your mailbox password 
    SMTP Server: 
    Port (if prompted): 465 with SSL
  10. Tap Next

  11. Select the options desired, and tap Next

  12. Account Name: Used to distinguish account from others in the device 
    Your name: Name to be displayed in outgoing messages 
  13. Tap Next

  14. You are all set! Go back to the main menu, open the Gmail app and your messages should start syncing. Please give it a few minutes to download data before troubleshooting.