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ASUS VivoTab RT

ASUS VivoTab RT

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Set up your device for email

If you're using an email account in your email application on your computer, you can also set it up on your device. Follow these instructions to set up your device for email.
You need to set up your device for internet to use this function. Click here for information on how to set up your device for internet.

Step 1 of 33

Find "Accounts"

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom edge of the display.
Press All apps.

Step 2 of 33

Find "Accounts"

Press Mail.
Slide your finger left starting from the right edge of the display.

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Find "Accounts"

Press Settings.

Step 4 of 33

Find "Accounts"

Press Accounts.

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Create new email account

Press Add an account.

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Create new email account

Press Other Account.

Step 7 of 33

Enter email address

Press the field below Email address and key in your email address.

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Enter password

Press the field below Password and key in the password for your email account.

If the display tells you that the the email account has been set up, follow the instructions on the display to finish the setup.
Step 9 of 33

Enter password

Press Connect.

If the display tells you that the the email account has been set up, follow the instructions on the display to finish the setup.
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Enter username

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

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Enter incoming server

Press the field below Incoming (IMAP) email server and key in the name of your email provider's incoming server.

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Enter incoming port

Press the field next to Incoming (IMAP) email server and key in key in the port number.

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Turn off encryption of incoming email messages

Press Incoming server requires SSL to turn off encryption of incoming email messages.

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Turn off encryption of incoming email messages

When the box next to the menu item is empty, the function is turned off.

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Enter outgoing server

Press the field below Outgoing (SMTP) email server and key in the name or IP address of your email provider's outgoing server.

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Enter outgoing port

Press the field next to Outgoing (SMTP) email server and key in key in the port number.

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Turn off encryption of outgoing email messages

Press Outgoing server requires SSL to turn off encryption of outgoing email messages.

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Turn off encryption of outgoing email messages

When the box next to the menu item is empty, the function is turned off.

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Turn SMTP authentication on or off

Press Outgoing server requires authentication to turn SMTP authentication on or off.

Step 20 of 33

Turn SMTP authentication on or off

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), SMTP authentication is turned on.

Step 21 of 33

Turn SMTP authentication on or off

If you turn on SMTP authentication:
Press Use the same username and password to send and receive email to turn on the function.

Step 22 of 33

Turn SMTP authentication on or off

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

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Activate email account

Press Connect.
Wait while the email account is activated.

Step 24 of 33

Edit advanced settings

Slide your finger left starting from the right edge of the display.
Press Settings.

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Edit advanced settings

Press Accounts.

Step 26 of 33

Edit advanced settings

Press the required email account.

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Enter email account name

Press the field below Account name and key in a name for the email account.

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Enter sender name

Press the field below Your name and key in the required sender name.

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Select setting for retrieving new email messages

Press the drop down list below Download new email.

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Select setting for retrieving new email messages

Press the required period or Manual.

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Select period for synchronising new email messages

Press the drop down list below Download email from.

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Select period for synchronising new email messages

Press the required period or Any time.

Step 33 of 33

Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Accounts"

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom edge of the display.
Press All apps.
Press Mail.
Slide your finger left starting from the right edge of the display.
Press Settings.
Press Accounts.

2. Create new email account

Press Add an account.
Press Other Account.

3. Enter email address

Press the field below Email address and key in your email address.

4. Enter password

Press the field below Password and key in the password for your email account.
If the display tells you that the the email account has been set up, follow the instructions on the display to finish the setup.
Press Connect.
If the display tells you that the the email account has been set up, follow the instructions on the display to finish the setup.

5. Enter username

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

6. Enter incoming server

Press the field below Incoming (IMAP) email server and key in the name of your email provider's incoming server.

7. Enter incoming port

Press the field next to Incoming (IMAP) email server and key in key in the port number.

8. Turn off encryption of incoming email messages

Press Incoming server requires SSL to turn off encryption of incoming email messages.
When the box next to the menu item is empty, the function is turned off.

9. Enter outgoing server

Press the field below Outgoing (SMTP) email server and key in the name or IP address of your email provider's outgoing server.

10. Enter outgoing port

Press the field next to Outgoing (SMTP) email server and key in key in the port number.

11. Turn off encryption of outgoing email messages

Press Outgoing server requires SSL to turn off encryption of outgoing email messages.
When the box next to the menu item is empty, the function is turned off.

12. Turn SMTP authentication on or off

Press Outgoing server requires authentication to turn SMTP authentication on or off.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), SMTP authentication is turned on.
If you turn on SMTP authentication:
Press Use the same username and password to send and receive email to turn on the function.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

13. Activate email account

Press Connect.
Wait while the email account is activated.

14. Edit advanced settings

Slide your finger left starting from the right edge of the display.
Press Settings.
Press Accounts.
Press the required email account.

15. Enter email account name

Press the field below Account name and key in a name for the email account.

16. Enter sender name

Press the field below Your name and key in the required sender name.

17. Select setting for retrieving new email messages

Press the drop down list below Download new email.
Press the required period or Manual.

18. Select period for synchronising new email messages

Press the drop down list below Download email from.
Press the required period or Any time.

19. Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

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