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Can't Receive or Send Email on my Android Phone when connected to Other Wifi

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Registered: ‎08-23-2014

Can't Receive or Send Email on my Android Phone when connected to Other Wifi

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So I am having trouble receiving AND sending email from my android phone when I am connected to any wifi other than my own.

I have FIOS internet and cable and also Verizon wireless as my cell provider.  Every time I want to check my email when I am at work, a coffee shop, my brother's etc, I have to turn the wifi off on my phone, check my email and then turn it back on.

Why is that? I don't feel like this should be happening.

I'm pretty sure I'm using the correct setup:

Incoming Server:

Security: SSL/TLS (always)

Authentication: Plain



Outgoing Server:

Security: SSL/TLS (always)

Authentication: Login

Require Sign in

Port 465


I have tried changing security settings etc but when I do that my k-9 email says it can't connect to the server.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


I can receive and send my email fine when I am connected to the verizon wireless network and when I am home and connected to my own wifi.  It is when I'm on others that I can't do either.

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