Instructions for Linux Mailbox
Setting up your e-mail program

Setting up e-mails in the Android email app

Step 1

Einrichten der Linux-Mailbox unter Android - Schritt 1: "Andere" wählen

When selecting the e-mail provider, select “Other”.

Step 2

Einrichten der Linux-Mailbox unter Android - Schritt 2:

Next, enter your e-mail address and (computer) password and select “Manual setup” below.

Step 3

Einrichten der Linux-Mailbox unter Android - Schritt 3

Select “IMAP” as the account type.

Step 4

Einrichten der Linux-Mailbox unter Android - Schritt 4

Configure the settings of the incoming mail server as shown.

For the incoming mail server for IMAP access, enter the following:

  • For students: imap.stud.tu-darmstadt.de
  • For employees using Linux: mailbox.tu-darmstadt.de
  • Konfigurieren Sie die Einstellungen des Posteingangsservers wie gezeigt.
  • Geben Sie für den Posteingangsserver für den IMAP-Zugriff Folgendes ein.

Please enter the following as your user name:

  • For students: <TU-ID>
  • For employees using Linux: <TU-ID>@<maildomain> – e.g.: ab12cdef@hrz.tu-darmstadt.de

Step 5

Einrichten der Linux-Mailbox unter Android - Schritt 5

Configure the outgoing mail server settings as shown.

  • Enter “smtp.tu-darmstadt.de” as outgoing mail server.
  • Select “465” as port.
  • Set SSL/TLS as connection security.

As user name please enter the same identification as explained in step 4 and the corresponding password.