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Set up your mobile phone for IMAP email

You can set up your mobile phone to send and receive email from your email accounts. Using IMAP, your email are kept on the server and are synchronised between all of your devices. It is therefore possible to access your email from different devices. Before you can set up your mobile phone for IMAP email, you need to set up your mobile phone for internet.


List view

Find "Manage accounts"

Slide two fingers downwards starting from the top the screen.
Tap the settings icon.
Tap Accounts and backup.
Tap Manage accounts.

Create new email account

Tap Add account.

Select server type

Tap Personal (IMAP).

Enter email address

Tap the field below "Enter your email address" and key in your email address.
Tap NEXT.

Enter password

Tap the field below "Password" 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.

Enter username

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

Enter incoming server

Tap the field below "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.
mail.optusnet.com.au

Enter incoming port number

Tap the field below "Port" and key in 143.
143

Turn on encryption of incoming email

Tap the drop down list below "Security type".
Tap SSL/TLS.
It's recommended that you turn on encryption of incoming email so that all email you receive are encrypted and secured in the best possible way.
Tap NEXT.

Turn off SMTP authentication

Tap the indicator next to "Require sign-in" to turn off the function.

Enter outgoing server

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

Enter outgoing port number

Tap the field below "Port" and key in 587.
If you're having problems sending email, try keying in 465 instead or ask your email provider for the correct outgoing port.
587

Turn on encryption of outgoing email

Tap the drop down list below "Security type".
Tap SSL/TLS.
It's recommended that you turn on encryption of outgoing email so that all email you send are encrypted and secured in the best possible way.
Tap NEXT.

Select setting for retrieval of new email

Tap the drop down list below "Sync frequency:".
Tap the required setting.

Turn email notifications on or off

Tap the field next to "Notify me when emails arrive" to turn the function on or off.

Turn on email synchronisation

Tap the field next to "Sync email for this account" to turn on the function.
Tap NEXT.

Enter account name

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

Enter sender name

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

Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.
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