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How do I set up Posteo in K-9 Mail for Android?

With K-9 Mail, you can manage your Posteo emails and folders on an Android device. K-9 Mail automatically synchronises all changes with your Posteo account.

In this help article we explain how to set up your Posteo account in the free, open source app, K-9 Mail.

1. Installing K-9

If you have already installed K-9, you can skip forward to the setup section.

Install K-9 Mail with F-Droid or from the Google Play Store

K-9 Mail is an open source app. You can download and install K-9 free of charge from the F-Droid app catalogue .

If you use Google services, you can also download and install K-9 Mail from the Google Play Store.

2. Setting up Posteo K-9 Mail

After installing, proceed as follows to set up Posteo in K-9 Mail:

  1. Open K-9 Mail on your Android device
  2. Read the notices and click Next
  3. Enter your Posteo email address and your Posteo password
  4. Tap Next
  5. Enter a name for the account, such as Posteo
    Tip: The account name is helpful if you set up multiple accounts in K-9 Mail.
  6. Choose a name with which you would like to send emails.
    Tip: the sender name does not need to be your real name.
  7. Confirm your entries by tapping Done

All done. Your Posteo account is now set up.

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