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Set Up an Android Phone to Send and Receive Cox.net Email

Last Updated: Mon, 04 Nov 2013 > Related Articles

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Summary

Learn how to set up an Android phone to send and receive Cox.net email.

Solution

Cox does not provide support for these devices. The content below is for reference only. For additional information, contact your wireless provider.

See also Access Cox Email on Android Device with Free K-9 Email App


Included in this article are:

Auto-Configuration Steps

 

This will manually configure your account for POP email. Follow the manual steps to configure for IMAP email.
 

The following steps represent the auto-configuration process to set up an Android to send and receive Cox.net email.

Enter your Cox.net user ID and password, then your Android will complete the setup.

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Application button.

  2. Tap the Email icon.

  3. If this is the first time you are setting up email on your phone, enter your full Cox.net email Address and Password and tap Next.

  4. If you have setup any email previously on your phone, press the Menu button, and tap the Add Account button to reach the screen above. Enter your full Cox.net email Address and Password and tap Next.

 Manual Steps

The following steps represent the manual process to set up an Android to send and receive Cox.net email if the auto-configuration does not choose the correct settings.

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Application button.
  2. Tap the Email icon.
  3. If this is the first time you are setting up email on your phone, enter your full Cox.net email Address and Password and tap Next.
  4. If you have setup any email previously on your phone, press the Menu button, and tap the Add Account button to reach the screen above. Enter your full Cox.net email Address and Password and tap Next.
  5. Enter the following Incoming Mail Server information in the spaces provided. 
    • Username - Enter your email username.
    • Password - Enter your email account password.
    • Incoming Server - Enter one of the following.
      • IMAP
        • Server - imap.cox.net
        • Port - 993
      • POP - 
        • Server - pop.cox.net
        • Port - 110

          Note: The secure setting 995 should always be used when not on the Cox network; when using this setting check the box for SSL.
  6. Tap Next.
  7. Enter the following Outgoing Mail Server information in the spaces provided.

    • SMTP server - Enter smtp.cox.net
    • Port
      • Enter 465 and check the box for SSL.
      Notes:  When an Android device lists only TLS as an option for outbound mail server settings, your device may work with both port 587 and 465. 
  8. Tap Next.
  9. Tap Finish.

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