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Add Countermail account to K-9 Mail
Last Updated 2 years ago

NOTE: You need premium membership to be able to use our IMAP/SMTP server.

This is how to setup your CounterMail-account on an Android device using K-9 Mail.
More info about K9 settings:https://github.com/k9mail/k-9/wiki/Manual



1. Start K-9 Mail by clicking on the icon.





2. Choose Next





3. Enter your email address. In this tutorial we are using usertest@countermail.com

Your password is not your regular Countermail-password. It is your IMAP-key. 
Please see below how to get your IMAP-key.
https://support.countermail.com/kb/faq.php?id=90





4. Choose IMAP





5. Make sure that:

Username is your email-address.
IMAP server is imap1.countermail.com
Security is SSL/TLS (always)
Authentication is CRAM_MD5
And then scroll down





6. Make sure that the Port is 993 and choose Next





7. Make sure that:

SMTP server is imap1.countermail.com
Security is SSL/TLS (always)
Port is 465
Require sign-in is checked
Username is you email-address.
And then choose Next




8. The are settings that you can choose whatever you like.






9.

First line: What name that is shown on the device
Second line: What name that is used when sending emails







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