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You can configure the incoming and outgoing mail server settings for your managed devices. This is applicable only for Samsung devices running Android 4.3 or later, either provisioned as Device Owner or added as Corporate devices.

Only devices running Android 5.0 or above can be provisioned as Profile Owner or Device Owner.

FEATURE DESCRIPTION KNOX-ENABLED SAMSUNG NON-SAMSUNG
CORE ANDROID PROFILE OWNER DEVICE OWNER
Account name Specify the name of the mail account. success failured failured failured
Configure e-mail for You can choose to set up the e-mail account for a single user or for multiple users. success failured failured failured
E-mail address
(Can be configured only if Configure e-mail for is 'Single User')
Specify the e-mail address of the user. You can use the dynamic variable, %email% which automatically fetches the e-mail address associated with user, to whom the profile is associated. success failured failured failured
Sender name
(Can be configured only if Configure e-mail for is 'Single User')
Specify the sender name for each user individually or use the dynamic variable, %username% which automatically fetches the username mapped to the user, to whom the profile is to be associated. success failured failured failured
Set as default account Enabling this option sets this e-mail as the default e-mail account on the device. success failured failured failured
INCOMING MAIL
Incoming Protocol Specify the incoming protocol as IMAP or POP. success failured failured failured
Incoming server host name Specify the name of the incoming server. success failured failured failured
Port Specify the port number to be used. The default port is set as 143. success failured failured failured
Username Specify the individual username or use the dynamic variable, %username% which automatically fetches the usernames mapped to the users, to whom the profile is to be associated. success failured failured failured
Password You can set a password for the user. success failured failured failured
Secure mail communication You can secure mail communication by using SSL, TLS and add certificates if required. success failured failured failured
OUTGOING MAIL
Outgoing protocol Specify the outgoing protocol as SMTP or POP. success failured failured failured
Outgoing server host name Specify the name of the outgoing server. success failured failured failured
Port Specify the port number to be used. The default port is set as 587. success failured failured failured
Username Specify the individual username or use the dynamic variable, %username% which automatically fetches the usernames mapped to the users, to whom the profile is to be associated. success failured failured failured
Password You can set a password for the user. success failured failured failured
Secure mail communication You can secure mail communication by using SSL, TLS and add certificates if required. success failured failured failured
SETTINGS
Allow HTML format Enabling this, lets users forward mails in HTML format. If disabled, the mails are converted to plain text. success failured failured failured
Allow forwarding mails If this is disabled, users are restricted from forwarding mails. success failured failured failured
Allow notifications Enabling this, allows users to configure notification settings for incoming mails. success failured failured failured
Allow user to change settings Enabling this, allows users to modify the mail settings. success failured failured failured
Signature Specify the default signature to be set for the outgoing mails. success failured failured failured

You can configure various email providers like Rackspace email, ProtonMail, servermx, Yandex.Mail, etc using this profile. Ensure that you specify the correct incoming and outgoing server settings in the payload.
NOTE: For Samsung devices, the e-mail policy is applied to the native e-mail client which is Gmail for Android 8.0 or later versions and the Samsung Email app for versions below 8.0. If the policy has to be applied for the Samsung e-mail app on devices running Android 8.0 or later versions, then the app has to be installed, before the e-mail policy is associated with the devices.

Dynamic Variables:

The below mentioned dynamic variables are retrieved from the data provided while enrolling the device.

%email% - Fetches the e-mail addresses mapped to users from the enrollment details.
%username% - Fetches the username mapped to users from the enrollment details.

All the e-mail profile settings mentioned above, are also applicable for Knox containers.

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