This article details how to set up the Gmail App on your Android device with your Xplornet email address.

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What to have ready:

Before you begin, ensure that you have the following items ready:

  • Email username (your full email address) and password
  • Server settings for your email – we’ve created a separate article here with these settings for your reference

Adding a new email account

  1. Open the Gmail app using the icon
  2. Tap + Add an email address
  3. Tap Other
  4. Enter your full Xplornet email address and tap Next >
  5. Select Personal (IMAP) and tap Next >
  6. Enter your email Password and tap Next >
  7. For Incoming server settings, change the Server to either xplornet.com, or imap.xplornet.ca (if your email address ends in @xplornet.ca, @ciaccess.com or @southkent.net, @talkwireless.ca) – see the settings page – and tap Next >
  8. For Outgoing server settings, change the Server to either xplornet.com, or smtp.xplornet.ca (if your email address ends in @xplornet.ca, @ciaccess.com or @southkent.net, @talkwireless.ca) – see the settings page – and tap Next >
  9. For Account options, make any desired changes and then tap Next >
  10. Edit Your name, if desired, and tap Next >
  11. Tap Take Me To Gmail

Now that your email is setup, let’s verify some settings

  1. Tap the three horizontal bars to the left of Inbox
  2. Scroll down to the bottom and select Settings