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How do I set up Lycos Mail on my Android Device?

You must have a Lycos Mail Plus membership in order to have access to your mail account via POP or IMAP.

Please check with your device's instruction manual for specific set up instructions as they may be different than the steps and images below.


To set up your Lycos Mail email on your Android device, please follow these steps.

1. Start by tapping Email from the Launcher.

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2. If this is the first account you have setup, you may be prompted to enter your Lycos Mail email address and password. (If you already have set up email on your device, please scroll down for some alternative instructions.)
3. Tap Next.

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4. For What Type of Account is This?, tap IMAP.

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5. On Incoming Server Settings, enter your full email address in the User Name field, your password, and the IMAP server as imap.lycos.com.

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6. The Port and Security Type should not be changed. Tap Next. Your device verifies the incoming server settings.

 

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7. On Outgoing Settings, enter SMTP server as smtp.lycos.com. Your Security Type should be SSL and your Port may change. Ensure that there is a checkmark in the Require Sign-in box.

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8. Your username and password fields are automatically populated with your incoming mail server settings. Tap Next.

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9. For Account Options, you can pick anything you would like. The first setting is how frequently your mail will be checked. If you have multiple accounts, you can select to make this the default account for sending mail. And the last option will turn notifications on or off for incoming mail.


10. Tap Next. You can then input a description for this account and your name as you would like it to appear on outgoing mail. You will then be taken to your inbox to view your incoming mail.

 

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If you have an existing mail account on your Android:


1. Start by tapping Email from the Launcher. You will be taken to your mail inbox.
2. Press the Menu button which is not part of your screen. It is located below the screen on your device, and can be found between the Back button and the Home button. You will see the account menu appear at the bottom of the screen.

3. Tap Accounts. You will see a list of your previously setup accounts.

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4. Press the Menu button.
5. Tap Add Accounts.

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You can now follow the steps above to enter Incoming and Outgoing Server Settings.


If you are setting up your Domains Mail, the settings are slightly different. Please read the "How do I set up Domains Mail on my Android Device?" FAQ.

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