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Old 5 May 2021, 05:26 PM   #1
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How to properly set up an account on Android

Gmail supports Exchange, but insists on using IMAP. Exchange supports PUSH and more options. Should work with and live.* too.

From settings select Add Account then Exchange.
Enter your user name, but select Manual Setup instead of Next.
Enter your password and change Server to
Account is ready, but I recommend these:
In account settings, change Sync Frequency to Automatic (push).
Enable extra folders in Folder Sync Settings. Change Sync emails from.
Your Name is ignored, set that up from web mail.
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