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Set up your mobile phone for IMAP email

You can set up your mobile phone to send and receive email from your email accounts. Using IMAP, your email are kept on the server and are synchronised between all of your devices. It is therefore possible to access your email from different devices. Before you can set up your mobile phone for IMAP email, you need to set up your mobile phone for internet.

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Find "Accounts & sync"

Slide two fingers downwards starting from the top the screen.

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Find "Accounts & sync"

Tap the settings icon.

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Find "Accounts & sync"

Tap Accounts & sync.

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Create new email account

Tap the new account icon.

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Create new email account

Tap Mail.

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Enter email address

Tap Email address and key in your email address.

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Enter password

Tap Password and key in the password for your email account.

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Enter password

Tap NEXT.

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Enter password

If this screen is displayed, you email account has been recognised and set up automatically. Follow the instructions on the screen to key in more information and finish setting up your mobile phone.

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Select server type

Tap the field below "PROTOCOL".

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Select server type

Tap IMAP.

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Enter username

Tap the field below "USERNAME" and key in the username for your email account.

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Enter incoming server

Tap the field below "IMAP SERVER" and key in the name of your email provider's incoming server.

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Turn off encryption of incoming email

Tap the field below "SECURITY TYPE".

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Turn off encryption of incoming email

Tap None to turn off the function.

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Turn off encryption of incoming email

Tap NEXT.

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Enter incoming port number

Tap the field below "SERVER PORT" and key in 143.

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Enter incoming port number

Tap NEXT.

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Enter outgoing server

Tap the field below "SMTP SERVER" and key in the name of your email provider's outgoing server.

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Turn off encryption of outgoing email

Tap the field below "SECURITY TYPE".

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Turn off encryption of outgoing email

Tap None to turn off the function.

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Enter outgoing port number

Tap the field below "SERVER PORT" and key in 25.

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Turn on SMTP authentication

Tap the field next to "Login required" to turn on the function.

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Turn on SMTP authentication

Tap the field below "USERNAME" and key in the username for your email account.

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Turn on SMTP authentication

Tap the field below "PASSWORD" and key in the password for your email account.

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Turn on SMTP authentication

Tap NEXT.

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Enter account name

Tap the field below "ACCOUNT NAME" and key in the required name.

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Enter sender name

Tap the field below "YOUR NAME" and key in the required sender name.

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Enter sender name

Tap FINISH.

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Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.

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Find "Sync, Send & Receive"

Tap the main menu icon.

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Find "Sync, Send & Receive"

Tap Mail.

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Find "Sync, Send & Receive"

Slide your finger right starting form the left side of the screen.

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Find "Sync, Send & Receive"

Tap the required email account.

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Find "Sync, Send & Receive"

Tap the menu icon.

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Find "Sync, Send & Receive"

Tap Settings.

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Find "Sync, Send & Receive"

Tap Sync, Send & Receive.

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Select setting for retrieval of new email

Tap Peak time sync.

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Select setting for retrieval of new email

Tap the required setting.

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Select setting for retrieval of new email

Tap Off-peak sync.

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Select setting for retrieval of new email

Tap the required setting.

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Select setting for retrieval of new email

Tap the Return key.

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Turn email notifications on or off

Tap Notification settings.

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Turn email notifications on or off

Tap the field next to "Email notifications" to turn the function on or off.

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Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss