Add Google account as IMAP on Android

How to set up IMAP on Android if you do not want to use Gmail App

  1. On your phone, press <Home>, then open the E-mail application

  2. On the Your accounts page, select Next to get started with setup

  3. Enter your e-mail address and password, then select Next

  4. Select IMAP account and then select Next

  5. On the Incoming server settings page, some fields may be pre-populated. Make sure to change the following:

    For Username, enter your full e-mail address
    For the Password, enter your password
    For IMAP server, enter imap.gmail.com
    For Port enter 993
    For Security type select SSL (always)

  6. Select Next

  7. On the Outgoing server settings page, some fields may be pre-populated. Make sure to change the following fields:

    For SMTP server enter smtp.gmail.com
    For Port, enter 465
    For Security type, select SSL (always)

  8. Select Next and continue through the setup options

  9. Verifying your Android configuration

    You can verify your settings from the Inbox view by tapping <Menu>, then Account settings:

    Incoming settings:

    IMAP server: imap.gmail.com
    Port: 993
    Security type: SSL (always)

    Outgoing settings:

    SMTP server: smtp.gmail.com
    Port: 465
    Security type: SSL (always)

You can now use the email app for your Google Apps!

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