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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 "Email"

Tap the menu icon.
Tap Email.

2. Create new email account

Tap Other email account.
If an email account has been created already, do the following instead:
Tap the menu icon.
Tap Settings.
Tap Add account.
Tap Other email account.

3. Enter email address

Key in your email address.
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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, go to step 15.
Tap Next.
If the display tells you that your email account has been set up, go to step 15.

5. Select server type

Tap POP3.

6. Enter username

Key in the username for your email account.
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7. Enter incoming server

Tap the field below "POP3 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. Enter incoming port

Tap the field below "Port" and key in 110

9. Turn off encryption of incoming email

Tap the drop down list below "Security type".
Tap None.

10. Turn deletion of email on server on or off

Tap the drop down list below "Delete email from server".
Tap Never or When I delete from Inbox.
Tap Next.

11. Enter outgoing server

Key in smtp.optusnet.com.au
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12. Enter outgoing port

Tap the field below "Port" and key in 25

13. Turn off encryption of outgoing email

Tap the drop down list below "Security type".
Tap None.

14. Turn off SMTP authentication

Tap Require sign-in until the function is turned off.
Tap Next.

15. Select settings for retrieval of new email

Tap the drop down list below "Check frequency".
Tap Manual or the required period.

16. Turn email notification on or off

Tap Notify me when email arrives to turn the function on or off.

17. Turn synchronisation of email on or off

Tap Sync email from this account to turn the function on or off.
Tap Next.

18. Enter account name

Key in the required name.
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19. Enter sender name

Tap the field below "Your name (displayed on outgoing messages)" and key in the required sender name.

20. Finish setup

Tap Next.
Wait while your mobile phone retrieves new email.

21. Return to the home screen

Tap the home icon to return to the home screen.
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