To use your GMX email address with Delta Chat you have to enable access for 3rd party applications through IMAP. Please see GMX’s own article on how to do that. (Note: in the GMX settings, if the checkbox isn’t visible in your mobile browser, try “Show website as desktop version”.)
Afterwards you can use Delta Chat with your GMX email address and the newly created password.
One more tip: In case you find that Delta Chat messages are not moved into the designated “DeltaChat”-folder of your email account, please make sure that you have less than 20 folders altogether. Apparently GMX Freemail allows only for 20 folders. Note that also folders in the trash do count.
Last checked: 2017-06