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How to add an email account using the Email application.

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IMPORTANT:

  • An active email account is required to complete this procedure.
  • If you are attempting to add a POP3 email account, you will also need to know the appropriate incoming and outgoing POP3 mail server names and the server security type (if any). That information is available from the email account provider, which is typically your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
  • If you are attempting to add a IMAP email account, you will also need to know the appropriate incoming and outgoing IMAP mail server names and the server security type (if any). That information is available from the email account provider.
  • If you are attempting to add a Exchange server email account, you will also need to know the appropriate Exchange server Domain\Username, the incoming and outgoing server names, and any security information (SSL) that may be required for server access. That information is available from the Exchange server Network Administrator.
  1. On the desktop, tap the Home icon. Image
  2. In the upper-right corner of the desktop home screen, tap the Apps & Widgets icon. Image
  3. In the Apps & Widgets screen, tap the Email icon. Image

    NOTE: If you have previously set up an email account, the Email application will open to that account screen. Follow this procedure to get to the Account setup screen so that you can add an additional account:

    1. In the upper-right corner of the existing email account screen, tap the Menu button, and then tap Account settings.
    2. In the Account settings screen, in the upper-right corner, tap Add account.
  4. In the Account setup screen, enter an email address and password using the onboard keyboard. Image
  5. Once the desired email address and appropriate password have been entered, tap the Next button.

At this point the procedure will be different depending on what type of email account is being setup. Select the appropriate account type below to complete the setup process: