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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"

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

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Find "Accounts"

Tap the settings icon.

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Find "Accounts"

Tap Cloud and accounts.

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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 SIGN IN.

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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 IMAP account.

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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 drop down list below "Security type".

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Turn off encryption of incoming email

Tap None to turn off the function.

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Enter incoming port number

Tap the field below "Port" and key in 143.

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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 None to turn off the function.

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Enter outgoing port number

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

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Turn on SMTP authentication

Tap the indicator next to "Authentication required before sending emails" to turn on the function.

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Turn on SMTP authentication

Tap the field below "Username" and key in the username of your email provider's outgoing server.

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Turn on SMTP authentication

Tap the field below "Password" and key in the password of your email provider's outgoing server.

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Turn on SMTP authentication

Tap SIGN IN.

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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"

Slide your finger upwards on the screen.

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Find "Email"

Tap Samsung.

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Find "Email"

Tap Email.

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Turn email notifications on or off

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

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Turn email notifications on or off

Tap the settings icon.

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Turn email notifications on or off

Tap Notifications.

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Turn email notifications on or off

Tap the indicator below the required email account to turn the function on or off.

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Turn email notifications on or off

Tap the Return key.

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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 "Sync account" to turn on the function.

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Enter account name

Tap Account name.

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Enter account name

Key in a name for the email account and tap OK.

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Enter sender name

Tap Your name.

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Enter sender name

Key in the required sender name and tap OK.

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Select settings for retrieval of new email

Tap Sync schedule.

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Select settings for retrieval of new email

Tap Set sync schedule.

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Select settings for retrieval of new email

Tap the required setting.

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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