How To Configure Lycos Mail on Android?

You can conveniently set up a Lycos email account on your Android phone using a few simple steps. On this page, we shall discuss the manual setup part of Lycos Mail on Android phone. We will be using the incoming (IMAP) and outgoing (SMTP) server information for this setup.

Lycos Mail on Android

Follow the instructions given below to configure your account:

  • On your Android phone’s Applications screen, choose the Mail icon.
  • On the screen that displays, enter your email address and password. Then, tap on the Manual Setup button.
  • On the next screen, select IMAP.
  • Since you have selected the IMAP Account in the previous step, make sure that you type in the following information. Then, tap on the Next button.
  • In the IMAP Server field, type in imap.mail.lycos.com to continue with the Lycos Mail on Android setup.
  • The Security type field should be set to None.
  • The usual Port number will be 143. The following are the Secure and Insecure Port numbers for IMAP:
  • The Secure – Port is 993 and its Security Type will be SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates).
  • The Insecure – Port will be 143 and its Security Type should be set to None (Accept all certificates).
  • After you tap on the Next button, ensure that you enter the following outgoing SMTP details. Then, tap on the Next button.
  • The SMTP Server must be smtp.mail.lycos.com.
  • The Security type should be set to None.
  • The usual Port number will be 25. The general SMTP Port settings are as follows:
  • The Outgoing (SMTP) Secure – Port should be 465 and its Security Type must be set to SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates).
  • The Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Secure – Port has to be 587 and its Security Type should be set as SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates).
  • The Outgoing (SMTP) Insecure -- Port has to be 25 and its Security Type must be set to None (Accept all certificates).
  • The Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Insecure – Port has to be 587 and its Security Type should be set to None (Accept all certificates).
  • Once you have clicked on Next, tap on the Done button.
  • You are now ready to use your Lycos Mail on Android phone.

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