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Set up your mobile phone for POP3 email

You can set up your mobile phone to send and receive email from your email accounts. Using POP3, your email are retrieved and stored locally on your mobile phone and at the same time they're deleted from the server. It is therefore not possible to access your email from different devices. Before you can set up your mobile phone for POP3 email, you need to set up your mobile phone for internet.

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Find "Accounts"

Tap Settings.

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Find "Accounts"

Tap All.

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Find "Accounts"

Tap Accounts.

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Create new email account

Tap Add account.

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Create new email account

Tap Email.

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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 POP3.

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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 "Server" and key in the name of your email provider's incoming server. If Singtel is your email provider, key in pop.singnet.com.sg as your incoming server.

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Enter incoming port number

Tap the field below "Port" and key in 110.

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Turn off encryption of incoming email

Tap the drop down list next to "Security type".

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Turn off encryption of incoming email

Tap None to turn off the function.

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Turn deletion of email on server on or off

Tap Delete email from server.

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Turn deletion of email on server on or off

Tap Never to keep email on the server when deleting them on your mobile phone.

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Turn deletion of email on server on or off

Tap When I delete from Inbox to delete email on the server when deleting them on your mobile phone.

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Turn deletion of email on server on or off

Tap Next.

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Enter outgoing server

Tap the field below "SMTP server" and key in bbom-smtp.stm.com.sg.

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Enter outgoing port number

Tap the field below "Port" and key in 25.

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Turn off encryption of outgoing email

Tap Security type.

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Turn off encryption of outgoing email

Tap None to turn off the function.

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Turn off SMTP authentication

Tap Require sign-in to turn off the function.

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Turn off SMTP authentication

Tap Next.

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Select setting for retrieval of new email

Tap Sync frequency.

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Select setting for retrieval of new email

Tap the required setting.

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Turn email notifications on or off

Tap Notify me when email arrives. to turn the function on or off.

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Turn on email synchronisation

Tap Sync email from this account. to turn on the function.

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Turn on email synchronisation

Tap Next.

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Enter account name

Tap the field below "Name this account (optional)" and key in the required name.

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Enter sender name

Tap the field below "Your name (displayed on outgoing messages)" and key in the required sender name.

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Enter sender name

Tap Done.

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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

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