Create, Design, and Send an Email Campaign on Android

Wherever your day takes you, MailChimp for Android helps you manage your email campaigns. You can create, edit, and send campaigns from your mobile device. If you need to do something that isn't available in the mobile app, log in to MailChimp.com from a web browser to access more features.

Create an Email Campaign

On the Campaigns tab, just tap the create icon to get started. After you’ve choose a template, we’ll walk you through the rest of the steps to build your new email.
To create a campaign on your mobile device, follow these steps.

  1. Navigate to the Campaigns tab.
  2. Tap the plus icon in the lower-right corner.
    Create campaign icon
  3. On the Template Selection screen, swipe left to view the templates.
  4. Find a template that you like and tap Create.
  5. The from name and from email address fields automatically show your account information. To edit the campaign information, tap each field to enter the campaign name, recipients, and email subject.

Design a Campaign

Whether you’ve created your draft campaign in the MailChimp app or from a web browser, you can edit it in the app at any time.

To edit a draft campaign on your mobile device, follow these steps.

  1. Navigate to the Campaigns tab.
  2. Tap the campaign you want to work with.
  3. Tap Edit and Preview.

Campaign details with Edit and Preview button

Edit a campaign

Here on the main campaign screen, you can add content blocks, change the background, and see how your campaign will appear on desktop and mobile devices.   

Campaign editor

  • Add a content block
    Tap Add to choose and insert a new content block.
  • Preview as you edit
    By default, you view and edit the email in Desktop mode. Tap Preview to switch between desktop and mobile preview.
  • Change the background
    Tap the Background button in the header, body, and footer to choose a color or insert an image for each section.
  • Adjust the section height
    Slide the icon to adjust the height of the header, body, and footer.

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Edit a content block

To edit an individual content block, tap the block you want to work with. On the toolbar, you can choose to move, edit, duplicate, or delete.

Editing toolbar

  • Move
    To change the order of content blocks in your campaign, tap Move. Then, use the arrows to shift the block up or down.
  • Edit
    To edit the the contents of a block, tap Edit. If you need to, tap the Content drop-down menu in the lower-left corner to navigate between the Style or Settings screens. When you’re done, tap Save & Close.
    Content drop-down menu
  • Duplicate
    To copy a content block, tap Duplicate. Any content you’ve added to that content block will show in the duplicate block.
  • Delete
    To remove a content block from the campaign, tap Delete
     

After you’ve finished editing the campaign, be sure to tap Save & Exit.

Send a Campaign

Before you send your campaign, you’ll review the checklist for alerts. After any issues are resolved, the campaign is ready to send.

To send an email campaign from your mobile device, follow these steps.

  1. On the Campaigns screen, tap the campaign you want to work with.
  2. Tap Confirm and Send.
  3. Review the checklist for your campaign. If there are issues with your campaign, tap the alert to return to your draft and resolve the problem.
    Campaign checklist
  4. When your campaign is ready to send, press Touch and hold to send. Or, to schedule your campaign for another time, tap SCHEDULE FOR LATER.

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