Setting Up Email for Android Phones Setting Up Email for Android Phones. The following article will instruct you on how to configure your email on an Android device using both the default email client and K-9 Mail, a third party email client. Using the Default Email Client Open your email client. Enter your full email address and password, as pictured below. Select IMAP for your account type. On the final account setup, enter the following information: Username – The email address you are trying to connect to Password – The password to that email address IMAP server – mail.yoursitesdomain.com (be sure to input your actual domain name) Port – 143 Security Type – None IMAP path prefix – Leave blank Click Continue and the email client will check your settings and connect to your account.