Setup email on Kindle
As you know in today’s world of technology, we communicate with each other by sending messages, or documents as emails. And also now various applications are also available to send emails. Our kindle device also consists of an Email App. Most of the email apps on Fire tablet support POP, IMAP and also Exchange accounts like- Gmail, Outlook, and Yahoo.
Below mentioned are some steps to set up an email account on a Kindle device. In a single tablet, you can set up one or more email accounts using POP3 or IMAP protocol. Many email accounts use a different protocol for sending and receiving emails. You can consult your service provider for more details.
- Firstly, turn on your Kindle device.
- On the home screen, you can see the list of applications available there. Click on the Email option (which mostly looks like an envelope)
- If you are signing in for the first time, then enter the email address for the account you are setting for.
- Tap on the Next
- Now Enter the password, for the email address which you added.
- Tap on Next button to proceed.
- When you are done with an affirmation of your account, then tap on Go to Inbox.
If somehow you fail to register your email account on your Kindle tablet, by following the above-mentioned steps. Then you need to configure your email account manually. To manually configure your account you need to obtain some information from your Email provider.
- The first thing which you need to know is Account Type: –
There is basically three type of account namely: –
- POP3 server, IMAP server, or Exchange server: –
In this block You have to enter the name of your incoming server, if you do not fill it correctly then you will not be able to receive the messages on your email account. If you do not know the name of your incoming server, you can easily obtain it from your service provider.
For example: – imap.gmail.com or pop3.live.com
- Username: –
Here you will mention the email address for which you want to configure your account.
- Password: –
Enter the password for the above-mentioned email address.
- Delete email from the server(pop3): –
Here you have two options you can select any of them.
- If you don’t want to delete the messages from the server when you delete the email from your inbox the tap on Never.
- If you want the messages to be deleted from the server also whenever you delete the email from your inbox, then tap on When I delete from Inbox.
- Domain (Exchange): –
Here you have to enter the domain name for your Exchange Server. This can also be obtained from your service provider.
- SMTP server (POP3, IMAP): –
In this block, you have to enter the name for your outgoing server.as before if you do not enter it correctly then you will face the problem in sending the email to any other email account. Your internet service provider can help you with this.
For example – smtp.gmail.com or smtp.live.com
- Security Settings and Ports: –
In this last block, you have to enter the port number of the incoming and outgoing server. There are two types of accounts Secured and Unsecured. You confirm whether your email account is secured or not by your service provider and then verify the settings correctly.
Note: – at the end, the Exchange often asks you to accept device policies as determined by your System Administrator. You need to accept those policies if needed then follow the account prompts to complete the account setup.