Zimbra Mobile Installation and Setup for Android

Android-based smartphones natively sync email, contacts, and calendars to Zimbra accounts. The pre-requisites for configuring your mobile device include.

Installation and Setup

1. On your Android Home screen, tap the Settings icon.

2. Select Accounts & sync.
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3. Tap Add account.
Note: After you have performed the installation process and your Zimbra account is installed, it will display on this screen and you can edit the account from here.

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Enter your Email address and Password to add an account:

  • Email address. This is your company email address, for example user@company.net.
  • Password. This is your Zimbra password, which is the same one used for the Zimbra Web Client.

Click Next.
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5. Enter server settings.

DomainUsername. This is your company’s email server domain.

Username. This is the Zimbra username of your account, the same one you use to log in to the Zimbra Web Client. For example, user@company.net.

Server. This is your Zimbra server. (Check Welcome Email or login into client area).

Use SSL.: Must be enabled.

Click Next.

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6. Configure your email account options.

  • Email checking frequency
  • Amount of synchronize
  • Send email from this account by default
  • Notify me when email arrives
  • Sync contacts from this account
  • Sync calendar form this account

Click Next.

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7. Your account set up is complete. You can optionally give this account a name.
Click Done.

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8. After your account is completely set up, you can access your mail on the Android Home screen using the Email icon.
Note: This is the default mail icon.

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Configuration Options


edit either global or account-specific settings.

Edit Global Settings

Select General Settings. From this screen you can edit your Account Settings, enable Sync Calendar, and enable Sync Contacts. You can also remove your account from this screen. To navigate to this screen, select Settings>Accounts or tap on your Zimbra account.

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Edit Account Settings

If you want to edit your account settings, from the General Settings screen tap Account Settings and you can edit settings such as your name or signature.

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Source : zimbra.com

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