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Setting up my mobile phone for email

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


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1. Find "the email icon"

Tap the email icon.

2. Create new email account

Tap the required provider or Other (POP3/IMAP).
If an email account has been created already, do the following instead:
Tap Menu.
Tap New account.
Tap the required provider or Other (POP3/IMAP).

3. Enter email address

Key in your email address.
HTC One SV

4. Enter password

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

5. Select server type

Tap the field below "Protocol".
Tap POP.

6. Enter username

Key in the username for your email account.
HTC One SV

7. Enter incoming server

Tap the field below "POP server" 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.

8. Turn off encryption of incoming email

Tap the field below "Security type".
Tap None.

9. Enter incoming port

Tap the field below "Server port" and key in 110
Tap Next.

10. Turn off SMTP authentication

Tap Login required until the function is turned off.

11. Enter outgoing server

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

12. Turn off encryption of outgoing email

Tap the field below "Security type".
Tap None.

13. Enter outgoing port

Tap the field below "Server port" and key in 25
Tap Next.

14. Enter account name

Key in the required name.
HTC One SV

15. Enter sender name

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

16. Finish setup

Tap Finish setup.
Wait while your mobile phone retrieves new email.

17. Select setting for peak schedule synchronisation

Tap Menu.
Tap Settings.
Tap Sync, Send & Receive.
Tap Peak time sync.
Tap Smart Sync, Manual or the required interval.

18. Select setting for off-peak schedule synchronisation

Tap Off-peak sync.
Tap Smart Sync, Manual or the required interval.

19. Select period for synchronisation of email

Tap Download options.
Tap the required setting.
Tap the Return key several times to return to the inbox.

20. Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.
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