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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 your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.

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Find "Accounts & sync"

Tap the settings icon.

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Find "Accounts & sync"

Tap General.

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Find "Accounts & sync"

Tap Accounts & sync.

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Create new email account

Tap ADD ACCOUNT.

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Create new email account

Tap E-mail.

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Create new email account

Tap Other.

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Enter email address

Tap the field below "E-MAIL ADDRESS" and key in your email address.

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Enter password

Tap the field below "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 IMAP4.

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Select server type

Tap NEXT.

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Enter incoming server

Tap the field below "IMAP4 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 drop down list below "SECURITY TYPE".

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Turn off encryption of incoming email

Tap Off to turn off the function.

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Enter incoming port number

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

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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 username

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 drop down list below "SECURITY TYPE".

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Turn off encryption of outgoing email

Tap Off to turn off the function.

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Enter outgoing port number

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

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Turn on SMTP authentication

Tap the indicator next to "Sign-in required" to turn on the function.

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Turn on SMTP authentication

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

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Turn on SMTP authentication

Press 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 DONE.

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Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.

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Find "Email settings"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.

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Find "Email settings"

Tap the settings icon.

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Find "Email settings"

Tap General.

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Find "Email settings"

Tap Accounts & sync.

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Find "Email settings"

Tap E-mail.

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Find "Email settings"

Tap Email settings.

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Turn on email synchronisation

Tap the required account.

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Turn on email synchronisation

Tap the indicator next to "Auto-sync email" to turn on the function.

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Select setting for email synchronisation

Tap Sync schedule.

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Select setting for email synchronisation

Tap Peak time sync.

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Select setting for email synchronisation

Tap the required setting.

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Select setting for email synchronisation during off-peak hours

Tap Off-peak time sync.

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Select setting for email synchronisation during off-peak hours

Tap the required setting.

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Select setting for email synchronisation during off-peak hours

Tap SAVE.

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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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