Android - OptOnline mail setup

Set up Android OptOnline

On this page you'll find the OptOnline mail settings for Android. Besides an overview with the imap and pop3 server mailsettings for OptOnline, we offer you a comprehensive guide for setting up your OptOnline email on a Android device.

The exact steps may vary by model, but all the settings can to be found here. If you don't succeed or you think something is not right, do not hesitate to ask your question at the bottom of the page!

1 Go to your mail app, choose settings and add a new email account.

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3 Choose pop3.

4 Please enter your full OptOnline email address and password. Then select "Manual Setup".

5 Enter the following information in the incoming settings screen:

Username: email
Password: uw email-wachtwoord
Incoming server: mail.optonline.net
Incoming poort: 110
Security type: none

Choose 'next'.

6 Enter the following information in the outgoing settings screen:

Outgoing server: smtp.optonline.net
Outgoing port: 587
Security type: ssl
Authorisation required: yes
Username: email
Password: your email-password

Choose 'next'.

7 Enter your preferences in the following screen and give the account a personal name. Congratulations, your e-mail has been se

Question and Answer

  • Followed directions for galaxys8 cant send messages (incoming sort of okay but need to refresh manually)

    2 months ago
  • Suddenly I received an error message saying my PW had been changed and I had to enter my new PW to access my emails on my cell. I DID NOT change my PW. Now I don't have access to new emails on my cell.

    2 months ago
  • How do I add a widget on my home screen that is linked to my optonline email? I've already added the account to my phone.

    3 months ago
  • In response to the problem of “cannot get email set up on a new Android phone”: I received the exact same message of “couldn’t open connection to server” even after following instructions. Solution for me was to enter mail.optonline.net for BOTH the incoming & outgoing servers. I had successful results afterwards.

    3 months ago
  • is this correct (in other words, is your misspelling of password correct? Password: uw email-wachtwoord

    4 months ago
  • I CANNOT CONNECT MY OPTIMUM.NET E-MAIL TO MY PHONE. I HAVE AN LG 200-SP. WILL THIS EVEN WORK> IF IT DOES'T I WILL BUY A NEW PHONE THAT WILL ACCEPT OPTIMUM

    6 months ago
  • Cannot get email set up on a new Android phone. Never had this problem on previous Android phones. Followed your instructions and get a "couldn't open connection to server" message. Please advise. Thanks.

    6 months ago
  • On my Pixel C tablet, when I pick manual setup it does not give me all of the choices shown above and does not connect.

    7 months ago
  • I cannot setup my email on my android phone I have followed the directions and it still will not go through

    9 months ago
  • I've been trying for a couple of weeks to get into my optimum email account. I follow the steps, but it comes up as "Duplicate account, You're already using this username for the account bob33rd@optonline.net" I have no problem on my computer but the email on the phone doesn't work. In the past it has, but no longer.

    10 months ago

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Mail settings OptOnline

POP / IMAP pop3
Incoming server mail.optonline.net
Incoming port 110
SSl (security) incoming none
Outgoing server smtp.optonline.net
Outgoing port 587
Requires sign-in yes