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Setting up my mobile phone for email

Want to set up your mobile phone for email? Follow these easy instructions.


List view

1. Find "Accounts"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top edge of the display.
Tap Settings.
Tap Accounts.

2. Create new email account

Tap Email, Calendar and Contacts.
If an email account has been created already, do the following instead:
Tap Add Account.
Tap Email, Calendar and Contacts.

3. Enter email address

Key in your email address and tap Next.

4. Enter password

Tap Enter Password.
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.
Key in the password for your email account and 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.

5. Enter account name

Tap the field below "Description" and key in the required name.

6. Enter sender name

Tap the field below "Display Name" and key in the required sender name.

7. Enter username

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

8. Enter incoming server

Tap the field below "Server Address" and key in the name or IP address 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 incoming port

Tap the field below "Port" and key in 110

10. Turn off encryption of incoming email

Tap the indicator next to "Use SSL" until the function is turned off.

11. Enter username and password for outgoing server

Tap the field below "SMTP Username" and key in the username for the outgoing server.
Tap the field below "SMTP Password" and key in the password for the outgoing server.

12. Enter outgoing server

Tap the field below "SMTP Server Address" and key in smtp.optusnet.com.au

13. Enter outgoing port

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

14. Turn off encryption of outgoing email

Tap SMTP Encryption.
Tap Off.

15. Select settings for retrieval of new email

Tap Sync Interval.
Tap the required interval or Manual.

16. Select period for synchronisation of email

Tap Sync Timeframe.
Tap the required period.

17. Finish setup

Tap Done.

18. Return to the home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom edge of the display to return to the home screen.
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