Have more than one email address? Samsung Email has got you covered.

Samsung Galaxy phones help you keep your home and work life separate with Samsung Email. You can add multiple email accounts and keep track of them with just one app — no more juggling multiple web browsers to stay on top of your emails.

How to add an IMAP account to Samsung Email

Check with your internet service provider for the server's security type and the port number for incoming and outgoing messages. Most providers post this information online.

  1. Launch the Email app from your Home screen or the app drawer. It's an envelope with a red "@" over the top of it.
  2. Tap the menu button. It looks like "☰" in the upper left corner.
  3. Tap on manage accounts.
  4. Tap on the add button. It's a plus sign on the upper right corner of your screen, next to the garbage can.

    launch email app and add account

  5. Enter your email address into the enter sign-in details box.

  6. Enter your password.
  7. Choose IMAP for the server type.

    enter email password and pick IMAP server type

  8. Enter your settings per your internet provider for the incoming server.
    • Your username is usually the same as your email address.
    • The IMAP server usually appears in this format: something.somedomain.com/org/net et al. Get this information from your internet service provider.
    • The security type refers to the type of data encryption your internet service provider uses. Again, your internet service provider has this information.
    • The port is the location where data, email messages in this case, ends up. Ports are denoted as numbers and, again, your internet service provider will tell you which ports to use.
  9. Tap next at the bottom of the incoming settings screen.
  10. Enter the settings per your internet provider for the outgoing server.
    • SMTP stands for simple mail transfer protocol and is the server used for outgoing messages. It usually takes the form of smtp.somedomain.com/net/org et al. Your internet service provider will have this information as well.
    • The security type refers to the type of data encryption your internet service provider uses. Again, your internet service provider has this information.
    • The port number is the location from which messages are transmitted. Your internet service provider can give you this information.
  11. Tap next at the bottom of the outgoing settings screen.
  12. Tap done at the bottom of the screen.

    enter server settings

The final screen has several options that you can edit, which you can do any time by going into manage accounts and selecting your email address.

How to add a POP account to Samsung Email

Check with your internet service provider for the server's security type and the port number for incoming and outgoing messages. Most providers post this information online.

  1. Launch the Email app from your Home screen or the app drawer. It's an envelope with a red "@" over the top of it.
  2. Tap the menu button. It looks like "☰" in the upper left corner.
  3. Tap on manage accounts.
  4. Tap on the add button. It's a plus sign on the upper right corner of your screen, next to the garbage can.

    launch email app and add account

  5. Enter your email address into the enter sign-in details box.

  6. Enter your password.
  7. Choose POP3 for the server type.

    Enter email address password and choose pop server

  8. Enter your settings per your internet provider for the incoming server.
    • Your username is usually the same as your email address.
    • The POP3 server usually appears in this format: something.somedomain.com/org/net et al. Get this information from your internet service provider.
    • The security type refers to the type of data encryption your internet service provider uses. Again, your internet service provider has this information.
    • The port is the location where data, email messages in this case, ends up. Ports are denoted as numbers and, again, your internet service provider will tell you which ports to use.
  9. Tap next at the bottom of the incoming settings screen.
  10. Enter the settings per your internet provider for the outgoing server.
    • SMTP stands for simple mail transfer protocol and is the server used for outgoing messages. It usually takes the form of smtp.somedomain.com/net/org et al. Your internet service provider will have this information as well.
    • The security type refers to the type of data encryption your internet service provider uses. Again, your internet service provider has this information.
    • The port number is the location from which messages are transmitted. Your internet service provider can give you this information.
  11. Tap next at the bottom of the outgoing settings screen.
  12. Tap done at the bottom of the screen.

    enter server settings

The final screen has several options that you can edit, which you can do any time by going into manage accounts and selecting your email address.

How to add a Microsoft Exchange account to Samsung Email

You'll need information from Microsoft about your account settings. If you can't find this information, contact Microsoft or your IT manager (presumably you have one of those if there's an Exchange account in your life).

  1. Launch the Email app from your Home screen or the app drawer. It's an envelope with a red "@" over the top of it.
  2. Tap the menu button. It looks like "☰" in the upper left corner.
  3. Tap on manage accounts.
  4. Tap on the add button. It is a plus sign located in the upper right corner of your screen.

    launch email app and add account

  5. Enter your email address into the enter sign-in details box.
  6. Enter your password in the password field.
  7. Tap next.
  8. Choose Microsoft Exchange for the server type.

    Set up ms exchange account

  9. Read and tap ok to accept the user agreement.
  10. Enter your username and settings. You will likely receive these from your network administrator.
    • Your username is whatever was designated when your Microsoft Exchange account as set up.
    • The server is designated by Microsoft and was assigned when your Exchange service was purchased.
    • The security type refers to the type of data encryption Microsoft uses. If you don't have this information, check online. Microsoft has this information on their Office support website
  11. Tap next at the bottom of the screen.
  12. Tap done at the bottom of the screen.

    agree to terms of service

How to delete an account from Samsung Email

If you delete an email account, all of your messages will be erased as well. There is no way to recover this data, so it's a good idea to backup anything important.

  1. Launch the Email app from your Home screen or the app drawer. It's an envelope with a red "@" over the top of it.
  2. Tap the menu button. It looks like "☰" in the upper left corner.
  3. Tap on manage accounts.
  4. Tap and hold the email account you want to delete.
  5. Tap the delete button. It looks like a garbage can in the upper right corner.

    Delete email account