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How to setup email on your Samsung Galaxy S III (Android)

  1. From the Home screen, touch Menu > Settings > Add account > Email.
  2. Select the account type you want to set up.  If you do not see your account type, select Others.
  3. Enter your Email address and Password and touch Next.
  4. Your device will attempt to complete the process if your email server settings are available.  If you select Manual setup or your provider's settings are not automatically loaded, you will be taken through the following steps for POP3:
    1. Select the type of email account you are setting up.  You may choose from POP3 account or IMAP account (IMAP is recommended).
    2. Enter your Incoming server settings.  This includes your User name (ie. your email address), Password, Server, Security type, Port number, and Delete email from server setting.
      1. Use for the server.
      2. Security type = SSL
      3. Port = 995 (for POP3) or 993 (for IMAP).
  5. Your device will attempt to connect to the outgoing server with the settings you have entered. If unsuccessful, you will be prompted to Edit details; confirm your settings and try again. If the connection is successful, you will be taken to the Account options screen. Touch Next when you have finished making your selections.
    1. Use for the outgoing server also.
  6. You will be asked to give this internet mail account a unique on-screen name. The unique account name is used to differentiate this account from other email accounts on your mobile device. Enter Your name as you would like it to be displayed on outgoing messages. Touch Done to complete the setup process.
  7. Select an account type to sync with additional accounts or touch Done with accounts.
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