Setting Up Cal.net Email on Android Phones

This is a step by step tutorial explaining  how to set up your cal.net or directcon.net email account on your Android Device. This setup was tested on a Droid X, and given the wide array of Android Devices, you can expect that your screen will not look exactly the same, but should work in a very similar way.

1) Click on the Apps Menu on the lower right hand corner of the screen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2) Tap  ”Settings”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3) Tap “Accounts”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4) Tap “Add Account”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5)Enter Your Email Address

5)Enter Your Password

7) Tap “Next”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8) Tap “Set Up Manually”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9) Tap “General Settings”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10) Enter a Name to identify the account to you (Example: “Cal.net Email account”)

11) Enter the name you want people to see in the “From” field in the email you send

12) Make Sure Your correct email address is shown in this box

13) Click “OK”

 

 

 

 

 

 

14) Tap “Incoming Server”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15) Choose “POP mail server” from the list

16) If your email address ends in @cal.net enter mail.cal.net

If your email ends with @directcon.net enter mail.directcon.net

17) This should be your email address

18) This should be the password for your account.

19) Click “Advanced Settings”

 

 

 

 

20) Port should be “110

21) Use Secure Connection should be unchecked

22) Choose “Auto” or Use Secure Password (TLS)

23) Choose “Password” for Authentication

24) Uncheck Verify Certificate (Choose YES from the pop up box)

25) Tap “OK

 

 

 

 

 

26) Tap “Ok”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27) Tap “Outgoing Server

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28) If your email address ends with @cal.net enter smtpauth.cal.net, if it ends with @directcon.net  use smtpauth.directcon.net

29) This should be your email address

30) Password for your email

31) Tap “Advanced Settings

 

 

 

 

 

 

32) Port should be 587

33) Use Secure Connection should be unchecked

34) Choose “Auto” or Use Secure Password (TLS)

35) Choose “Auto” for Authentication

36) Uncheck Verify Certificate (Choose YES from the pop up box)

37) Click “OK

 

 

 

 

38) Click “OK”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

40)  Click OK,  You are now done.

 

 

 

Setting up cal.net or directcon.net email accounts on iPhone

This is a short tutorial showing cal.net and directcon.net email users how to set up their email accounts on the iPhone.

Tap the Settings icon.


Choose “”Add Account”

 

Select “Other” from the List of account types.

Enter your account information

1) The name you wish others to see in the “From” line in emails you send.

2) Your entire email address (if your email is jack@cal.net enter that here)

3) Enter the password for your email account…

 

Choose “IMAP” from the Options at the top of the screen, and fill in the fields as indicated.

 


Name: The name you want others to see in emails from you

Address: Your email address

Description: A description of the account (something like My Cal.net email address)

Incoming Mail Server

Host name:

For @cal.net email addresses use mail.cal.net

For @directcon.net email addresses use pop.directcon.net

Username: Your email address

Password: the password for the email account

Outgoing Mail Server

Host name:

For @cal.net email addresses use smtpauth.cal.net

For @directcon.net email addresses use smtpauth.directcon.net

Username: Your email address

Password: The password for your email address

Tap “Save

You will get a screen stating it cannot verify server identity. Click “continue”

It will take a few minutes to verify the account info, and you see the above prompt again, simply hit “Continue”again .

 

Assuming all your information is correct, you should be ready to go (tested on iPhone 4).

Setting up cal.net or directcon.net email on the iPad

This is a short tutorial showing cal.net and directcon.net email users how to set up email on the iPad

1. If this is the first account you’re setting up on the iPad tap Mail.

Otherwise, from the Home screen tap Settings

Tap “Mail, Contacts, Calendars” then “Add Account

 

Tap “Add Mail Account

Fill out the “New Account” page as follows…

1) Enter the name you want others to see in the “From” line of the emails you send.

2) Enter your email address (____@cal.net or ____@directcon.net).

3) Enter the password for this email  account.

4) Enter a short description of the account (My Cal.net email, or whatever makes sense to you).

Tap the “Next” button.

Fill in the required information on the next page as follows..

5) Item 5 will differ depending on whether your email ends with @cal.net or @directcon.net

@cal.net Users use mail.cal.net for (5)

@directcon.net users use pop.directcon.net for (5)

6) Enter your email address here

7) Enter the password for your email account here.

8) Item 8 will differ depending on whether your email ends with @cal.net of @directcon.net

@cal.net users use smtpauth.cal.net for (8)

@directcon.net users use smtpauth.directcon.net for (8)

9) Enter your email address here

10) Enter the password for your email here.

Hit enter or click “Save” . Your ipad will now try to retrieve other settings from the server.

You will get 2 pop ups during the verification process, click continue for both.

If you get any warning or errors, check the configuration above, and make sure passwords are correct. If all went as planned, you are now ready to send and receive email on your iPad.