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How to Setup Your Email Account on Spark for Android

Spark Mail has become one of the most popular email apps on mobile. It’s ability to sort email based on importance and other factors make it super convenient for busy professionals and people who receive a lot of mail.

By the end of this knowledge base article, you will know how to add your first email account as well as additional email accounts to Spark on Android.

How to add your first email account to Spark

Step 1: The first time you open Spark, you’ll see a screen like the one below.

You can tap Next if you wish to review some of the features of Spark, however for the purpose of this guide, we’re moving forward by tapping Skip.

Step 2: Enter the email address you’re adding, then tap Next.

Step 3: On this screen, enter the email address & password for the account you’re adding, then tap Additional Settings.

Step 4: There’s a lot of information on the next screen, so we’ve broken it into 2 sections.

In the email field, ensure the address you’re adding is entered as [email protected]

Under Incoming Mail Server (IMAP):

Enter the Username as the full email address you’re adding – [email protected]
Enter the password for the account

Enter the Server as mail.yourdomain.tld
Enter 993 for Port

And lastly, ensure SSL is selected next to Security. Your settings should look similar to the ones below:

For the next section, under Outgoing Mail Server (IMAP):

Enter the Username for the account you are adding as [email protected]
Enter the password for the account

The server should be set to mail.yourdomain.tld
Set the Port to 465

And finally, ensure SSL is selected next to Security. Your settings should look similar to the ones below:

After you’ve entered your settings, tap Sign in to continue.

Step 5: You’ll see 2 screens advance automatically while Spark checks the account settings you’ve entered. If the information you entered was correct you’ll see this screen below:

Just tap Start Using Spark to be taken to your inbox!

That’s it! Now you know how to add your first mail account to Spark on Android.

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Adding Additional IMAP Email Accounts to Spark on Android

If you’re like me, you probably have multiple email accounts on your phone. This section of the knowledge base article will walk you through adding additional IMAP email accounts to Spark.

Step 1: Open Spark and tap the ≡ icon (hamburger menu) in the top left corner to open Spark’s menu.

Step 2: At the bottom of the menu, tap ⚙ Settings.

Step 3: Tap Mail Accounts to open the list of accounts added in Spark.

Step 4: Tap Add Account

Step 5: Spark will present you with a list of account types. Since we’re adding an IMAP account, tap Other to proceed.

Step 6: Enter the Email Address and Password for the account you are adding. Then tap Additional Settings to continue.

Step 7: There’s a lot of information on the next screen, so we’ve broken it into 2 sections.

In the email field, ensure the address you’re adding is entered as [email protected]

Under Incoming Mail Server (IMAP):

Enter the Username as the full email address you’re adding – [email protected]
Enter the password for the account

Enter the Server as mail.yourdomain.tld
Enter 993 for Port

And lastly, ensure SSL is selected next to Security. Your settings should look similar to the ones below:

For the next section, under Outgoing Mail Server (IMAP):

Enter the Username for the account you are adding as [email protected]
Enter the password for the account

The server should be set to mail.yourdomain.tld
Set the Port to 465

And finally, ensure SSL is selected next to Security. Your settings should look similar to the ones below:

Tap Sign in to continue.

Step 8: Spark will check the account settings and server information you have entered to ensure it’s correct and Spark is able to connect. If you entered the information correctly, you will be taken back to the list of Mail Accounts, like the screen below:

And that’s it! Now you know how to add additional IMAP email accounts to Spark on Android!

We hope this was helpful! If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment, open a ticket from your Client Area, or hit us up on Live Chat 24×7.

Updated on April 13, 2022

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