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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"

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 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 email address

Tap NEXT.

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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 "POP3 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 your email provider's incoming port number.

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Turn encryption of incoming email on or off

Tap the drop down list below "Security type".

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Turn encryption of incoming email on or off

Tap None to turn off the function.

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Turn encryption of incoming email on or off

Tap the required setting to turn on the function.

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Turn deletion of email on server on or off

Tap the drop down list below "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 the name of your email provider's outgoing server.

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Enter outgoing port number

Tap the field below "Port" and key in your email provider's outgoing port number.

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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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Turn off SMTP authentication

Tap Require sign-in. to turn off the function.

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Turn off SMTP authentication

Tap NEXT to turn off the function.

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Select setting for retrieval of new email

Tap SHOW MORE SYNC OPTIONS.

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Select setting for retrieval of new email

Tap the drop down list below "Automatically (Every 5 minutes)".

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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

To turn on manual retrieval of email, tap Manually.

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Select setting for retrieval of new email

Tap the drop down list below "Messages to sync".

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Select setting for retrieval of new email

Tap the required setting.

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Turn email synchronisation on or off

Tap Sync email to turn the function on or off.

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Turn email synchronisation on or off

Tap NEXT.

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Select notification for new email

Tap the required setting below "Notification".

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Select notification for new email

Tap NEXT.

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Enter account name

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

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Enter sender name

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

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Enter sender name

Tap FINISH SETUP.

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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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