Skip to content
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

Android 5.1.1

How to guides

Set up your phone for IMAP email

You can set up your phone to send and receive email messages from your email accounts. To set up your phone for IMAP email, you need to set up your phone for internet.

Step 1 of 39

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.

Step 2 of 39

Press the settings icon.

Step 3 of 39

Press Accounts.

Step 4 of 39

Press Add account.

Step 5 of 39

Press Email.

Step 6 of 39

Press Email address and key in your email address.

Step 7 of 39

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

Step 8 of 39

Press NEXT.

Step 9 of 39

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 phone.

Step 10 of 39

Press IMAP ACCOUNT.

Step 11 of 39

Press the field below "User name" and key in the username for your email account.

Step 12 of 39

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

Step 13 of 39

Press the drop down list below "Security type".

Step 14 of 39

Press None to turn off the function.

143
Step 15 of 39

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

Step 16 of 39

Press NEXT.

Step 17 of 39

Press the field below "SMTP server" and key in the name of your email provider's outgoing server.

Step 18 of 39

Press the drop down list below "Security type".

Step 19 of 39

Press None to turn off the function.

25
Step 20 of 39

Press the field below "Port" and key in 25.

Step 21 of 39

Press Require sign-in to turn the function on or off.

Step 22 of 39

If you turn on SMTP authentication, press the field below "User name" and key in the username for your email account.

Step 23 of 39

If you turn on SMTP authentication, press the field below "Password" and key in the password for your email account.

Step 24 of 39

Press NEXT.

Step 25 of 39

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

Step 26 of 39

Press Apps.

Step 27 of 39

Press Email.

Step 28 of 39

Press MORE.

Step 29 of 39

Press Settings.

Step 30 of 39

Press the required account.

Step 31 of 39

Press Account name.

Step 32 of 39

Key in the required name for the email account and press OK.

Step 33 of 39

Press Your name.

Step 34 of 39

Key in the required sender name and press OK.

Step 35 of 39

Press the indicator next to "Sync account" to turn on the function.

Step 36 of 39

Press Sync schedule.

Step 37 of 39

Press Set sync schedule.

Step 38 of 39

Press the required setting.

Step 39 of 39

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. 1. Find "Accounts"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
Press the settings icon.
Press Accounts.

2. 2. Create new email account

Press Add account.
Press Email.

3. 3. Enter email address

Press Email address and key in your email address.

4. 4. Enter password

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

5. 5. Select server type

Press IMAP ACCOUNT.

6. 6. Enter username

Press the field below "User name" and key in the username for your email account.

7. 7. Enter incoming server

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

8. 8. Turn off encryption of incoming email messages

Press the drop down list below "Security type".
Press None to turn off the function.

9. 9. Enter incoming port

Press the field below "Port" and key in 143.
143
Press NEXT.

10. 10. Enter outgoing server

Press the field below "SMTP server" and key in the name of your email provider's outgoing server.

11. 11. Turn off encryption of outgoing email messages

Press the drop down list below "Security type".
Press None to turn off the function.

12. 12. Enter outgoing port

Press the field below "Port" and key in 25.
25

13. 13. Turn SMTP authentication on or off

Press Require sign-in to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on SMTP authentication, press the field below "User name" and key in the username for your email account.
If you turn on SMTP authentication, press the field below "Password" and key in the password for your email account.
Press NEXT.

14. 14. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

15. 15. Find "MORE"

Press Apps.
Press Email.
Press MORE.

16. 16. Enter email account name

Press Settings.
Press the required account.
Press Account name.
Key in the required name for the email account and press OK.

17. 17. Enter sender name

Press Your name.
Key in the required sender name and press OK.

18. 18. Turn on email message synchronisation

Press the indicator next to "Sync account" to turn on the function.

19. 19. Select settings for retrieval of new email messages

Press Sync schedule.
Press Set sync schedule.
Press the required setting.

20. 20. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

Get information on...

Or select...

Another device

Network Status

Mobile ›
Excellent Very Good Good Fair Low No Connection
Landline & Broadband ›
Excellent Very Good Good Fair Low No Connection
main_icn_Play_arrow main_icn_Chevron_down main_icn_Chevron_right main_icn_Chevron_left main_icn_Chevron_up

Internet Explorer Not Supported

Please note that we do not support Internet Explorer. For optimal browsing we recommend Chrome, Safari, or Firefox.