You can configure email settings externally from Exchange Active Sync (EAS) by deploying an Email Settings profile payload. This profile creates an IMAP or POP account using your individual email settings and your devices native mail client.

  1. Navigate to Devices > Profiles & Resources > Profiles > Add > Add Profile > Android.

  2. Select Device to deploy your profile to a device.

  3. Configure the profile's General settings.

    These settings determine how the profile deploys and who receives it. For more information on General settings, see Add General Profile Settings.

  4. Select the Email Settings profile payload.
  5. Configure Email Setting settings to specify the basic rules for an email account and its interaction with the mail client including, including:

    Setting Description
    Email Account Enter the email service provider.
    Email Address

    Enter the user email address.

    You can use lookup values to use the device specific value.

    Email Sync Interval Determine how often email is synced to devices.
    Sender's Name Determine the displayed name on sent emails.
    Signature Enter an email signature to be displayed for all outgoing emails.
    Set as Default Account Enable to set this account as the default account used to send outgoing email.
    Max Emails to Show Determine the maximum amount of emails downloaded on the device.
    Allow Attachments Specify if attachments will be allowed to be included in emails.
    Maximum Attachment Size Enter the maximum attachment size allowed to be sent.
    Incoming Mail
    Use SSL Enable to use Secure Socket Layer when sending/receiving emails.
    Use TLS Enable to use Transport Layer Security for authentication for sending/receiving emails.
    Protocol Select the email protocol for incoming/outgoing mail.
    Host Name Enter the email server URL for incoming mail.
    Port Enter the number of the port assigned to mail traffic.
    Username

    Enter the username for the email account. Note that re-applying or re-pushing the email profile will prompt the end users for credentials again.

    Email will not be received until the credentials have been provided.

    Password

    Enter the password required to authenticate the end user. Note that re-applying or re-pushing the email profile will prompt the end users for credentials again.

    Email will not be received until the credentials have been provided.

    Path Prefix Enter the name of the root folder for the email account (IMAP only)
    Ignore SSL Errors Enable to allow devices to ignore SSL errors for Agent processes.
    Outgoing Mail
    Use SSL Enable to use Secure Socket Layer when sending/receiving emails.
    Use TLS Enable to use Transport Layer Security for authentication for sending/receiving emails.
    Protocol Select the email protocol for incoming/outgoing mail.
    Host Name Enter the email server URL for incoming mail.
    Port Enter the number of the port assigned to mail traffic.
    Username Enter the username for the email account.
    Password Enter the password required to authenticate the end user.
    Path Prefix Enter the name of the root folder for the email account (IMAP only)
    Ignore SSL Errors Enable to allow devices to ignore SSL errors for Agent processes.
  6. Select Save & Publish.