How to set up CenturyLink email on an Android device

Follow these step-by-step instructions to set up your CenturyLink email on an Android mobile device.

Do you need to create a new email account? Learn how to get a CenturyLink email address.

Set up email on an Android phone or tablet

NOTE: Email setup can vary by operating system. The steps on this page are general. If you have trouble, refer to the instructions for your specific operating system.

1. Go to your device settings.

2. Tap on Add another email account.

Android settings screen showing "Add another email account"

3. Tap on Other from the list for Set up email.

Android screen for set up email showing "other" selected

4. Enter your email address, then tap Next.

"Add your email address" screen on Android

5. Select POP or IMAP, then tap Next. Not sure which account type to select? Either one will work for, and we recommend you use IMAP. Learn more about the differences between POP and IMAP.

Android screen for email account type - POP or IMAP

6. Enter your email account password, then tap Next.

7. On the Incoming server settings screen, enter for an IMAP account or for a POP account, depending on which you chose on the previous screen, in the server field. Select when you want your email deleted from the server, then tap Next.

Android "Incoming server settings" screen

8. On the Outgoing server settings screen, enter in the server field, then tap Next.

Android "Outgoing server settings" screen

9. Choose your account options for email sync frequency, notifications, and attachment downloads.

Android "Account options" screen showing sync frequency choices
Android "Account options" screen

10. Your CenturyLink email is now set up on your Android device.

Android "Account set up" screen

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