Gmail Tutorial

Gmail Tutorial

This short tutorial will show you how to configure the Gmail App for use with Lavabit.

Step One

To add your Lavabit Account to the Gmail App, first tap the down-arrow next to your username in the side menu and then tap Add Account. You will be asked to choose the type of account. Tap Other.

the 'set up email screen

Step Two

Enter your Lavabit email address and tap Next.

entering email address

Step Three

Enter your Lavabit password and tap Next.

entering password

Step Four

On the Incoming Mail Settings step, enter your Lavabit email address in the Username field, your Lavabit password in the Password field, and choose either the POP or IMAP server to enter in the Server field.

Then, tap Next.

entering inbound server settings

Step Five

Make sure Require signin is toggled on and perform the same steps as in Step Four for the outbound mail server.

entering outbound server settings

Step Six

Finally, enter an account name and in the Your name field, enter the name you would like to have displayed to your recipients. You will most likely use your full name but you are free to enter anything you wish such as your company name or a short description of the account if it serves a special purpose.

Finally, tap Done. After Gmail syncs with the mail server, you should see a message from the Lavabit Support Team in = your Inbox. You can also try sending an e-mail to make sure your outgoing mail works as well.

your email was successfully set up screen

For most users, this is the happy ending to the story. If you hit a snag, please email us at