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Setting up my mobile phone for email

Want to set up your mobile phone for email? It's easy, but remember you need to set up your mobile phone for internet before you can use this function.


List view

1. Find "Mail, Contacts, Calendars"

Tap Settings.
Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.

2. Create new email account

Tap Add Account.
Tap the required provider or Other.
If you select Other:
Tap Add Mail Account.

3. Enter sender name

Tap Name and key in the name you want to use as sender name in your email.

4. Enter email address

Tap Email and key in your email address.

5. Enter password

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

6. Enter account name

Tap Description and key in the required name.
If the display tells you that your email account has been set up, follow the instructions on the display to select more settings and finish the setup.
Tap Next.
If the display tells you that your email account has been set up, follow the instructions on the display to select more settings and finish the setup.

7. Select server type

Tap POP.

8. Enter incoming server

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

9. Enter username

Tap "User Name" below "INCOMING MAIL SERVER" and key in the username for your email account.

10. Enter outgoing server

Tap "Host Name" below "OUTGOING MAIL SERVER" and key in smtp.optusnet.com.au

11. Save information

Tap Save.

12. Select email account

Tap the name of the email account you've just set up.

13. Turn off encryption of outgoing email

Tap "SMTP" below "OUTGOING MAIL SERVER".
Tap the field below "PRIMARY SERVER".
Tap the indicator next to "Use SSL" until the function is turned off.

14. Turn off password encryption

Tap Authentication.
Tap Password.
Tap Back.

15. Enter outgoing port

Tap Server Port.
Key in 25 and tap Done.

16. Turn off encryption of incoming email

Tap the name of the email account you've just set up.
Tap Advanced.
Tap the indicator next to "Use SSL" until the function is turned off.

17. Turn off password encryption

Tap Authentication.
Tap Password.
Tap Advanced.

18. Enter incoming port

Tap Server Port and key in 110
Tap the name of the email account you've just set up.
Tap Done.

19. Select settings for retrieval of new email

Tap Fetch New Data.
Tap the indicator nexto to "Push" to turn the function on or off.
If you turn off Push:
Tap the required period or Manually.
To select settings for a specific email account:
Tap the required email account.
Tap Fetch or Manual.
Tap Back.
Tap Mail....

20. Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.
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