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How to

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 "Mail, Contacts, Calendars"

Tap Settings.
Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.

Create new email account

Tap Add Account.
Tap Other.
If the name of your email provider is on the list, tap this instead.
Tap Add Mail Account.

Enter sender name

Tap Name and key in the required sender name.

Enter email address

Tap Email and key in your email address.

Enter password

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

Enter account name

Tap Description and key in the password for your email account.
Tap Next.
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.

Select server type

Tap POP.

Enter incoming server

Tap Host Name and key in the name your email provider's incoming server. If Optus is your email provider, key in mail.optusnet.com.au as your incoming server.

Enter username

Tap Username and key in the username for your email account.

Enter outgoing server

Tap Host Name and key in smtp.optusnet.com.au.

Enter username

Tap Username and key in the username for your email account.

Enter password

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

Select setting for retrieval of new email

Tap Fetch New Data.
Tap the indicator next to "Push" to turn the function on or off.
If you turn off the function, tap the required setting.
Tap Mail....

Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.
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