LG Optimus G

LG Optimus G

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Set up your phone for web-based email

You can send and retrieve email messages from a web-based email account, such as Hotmail, Yahoo! Mail and Gmail. Follow these instructions to set up your phone for web-based email.
Before you can set up your phone for web-based email, you need an account with the required email provider. If you don't have an account, you can set one up on the web page of the email provider.

Please note that the steps below are based on a web-based email account. If you have a POP3 email account, you need to use the settings for POP3 email. Click here for information on how to set up your phone for POP3 email.

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Find "Access point names"

Press Apps.

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Find "Access point names"

Press Settings.

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Find "Access point names"

Press More....

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Find "Access point names"

Press Mobile networks.

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Find "Access point names"

Press Access point names.

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Create new data connection

Press the Menu key.

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Create new data connection

Press New APN.

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Enter data connection name

Press Name.

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Enter data connection name

Key in Vodafone Mail and press OK.

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Enter APN

Press APN.

An APN is used to establish a data connection.
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Enter APN

Key in www.vodafone.net.nz and press OK.

An APN is used to establish a data connection.
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Enter country code

Press MCC.

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Enter country code

Key in 530 and press OK.

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Enter network code

Press MNC.

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Enter network code

Key in 01 and press OK.

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Select authentication type

Press Authentication type.

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Select authentication type

Press PAP.

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Select APN type

Press APN type.

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Select APN type

Key in default and press OK.

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Save and activate data connection

Press the Menu key.

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Save and activate data connection

Press Save.

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Save and activate data connection

Press the field next to Vodafone Mail to fill in the field.

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Save and activate data connection

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

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Find "E-mail"

Press Apps.

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Find "E-mail"

Press E-mail.

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Create new email account

Press Other.

If email accounts have been created already, press the Menu key. Press Accounts. Press the Menu key. Press Add account. Press Other.
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Enter email address

Press E-mail address and key in your email address (such as name@provider.com).

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Enter password

Press Password and key in the password for your email account at your email provider.

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Enter password

Press Next.

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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 My name and key in the required sender name.

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Retrieve email messages

Press Done.
Wait while your phone retrieves new email messages.

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Select setting for retrieval of new email messages

Press the Menu key.

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Select setting for retrieval of new email messages

Press Account settings.

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Select setting for retrieval of new email messages

Press Retrieve interval.

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Select setting for retrieval of new email messages

Press Manual or the required period.

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Select setting for retrieval of new email messages

Press the Return key.

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Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Access point names"

Press Apps.
Press Settings.
Press More....
Press Mobile networks.
Press Access point names.

2. Create new data connection

Press the Menu key.
Press New APN.

3. Enter data connection name

Press Name.
Key in Vodafone Mail and press OK.

4. Enter APN

Press APN.
An APN is used to establish a data connection.
Key in www.vodafone.net.nz and press OK.
An APN is used to establish a data connection.

5. Enter country code

Press MCC.
Key in 530 and press OK.

6. Enter network code

Press MNC.
Key in 01 and press OK.

7. Select authentication type

Press Authentication type.
Press PAP.

8. Select APN type

Press APN type.
Key in default and press OK.

9. Save and activate data connection

Press the Menu key.
Press Save.
Press the field next to Vodafone Mail to fill in the field.
Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

10. Find "E-mail"

Press Apps.
Press E-mail.

11. Create new email account

Press Other.
If email accounts have been created already, press the Menu key. Press Accounts. Press the Menu key. Press Add account. Press Other.

12. Enter email address

Press E-mail address and key in your email address (such as name@provider.com).

13. Enter password

Press Password and key in the password for your email account at your email provider.
Press Next.

14. Enter email account name

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

15. Enter sender name

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

16. Retrieve email messages

Press Done.
Wait while your phone retrieves new email messages.

17. Select setting for retrieval of new email messages

Press the Menu key.
Press Account settings.
Press Retrieve interval.
Press Manual or the required period.
Press the Return key.

18. Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

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