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Email Settings

Configure options for email accounts you set up on your phone.

General Email Preferences

  1. From home, tap Apps apps icon > Samsung samsung folder icon > Email email icon.

    screenshot of email inbox
  2. Tap More options options icon > Settings to configure options. General email settings, which affect all email accounts, include:
  • Manage accounts: Configure options for specific accounts. Available settings depend on the type of account.
  • Add account: Add additional email accounts.
  • View as: View emails in standard or conversational mode.
  • Auto fit content: Shrink email content to fit the screen. Content can still be viewed in detail by zooming in.
  • Notifications: Notifications for new emails display in the status bar. When disabled, you can control notifications for each of your email accounts individually in the account’s settings.
  • Spam addresses: Create and maintain a list of email addresses and domains to automatically block emails from those senders.
  • Confirm deletions: Ask for confirmation before deleting email.
  • About Email: View information about the Email app.

Manage Email Account Settings

You can edit settings for your individual email accounts, such as email address and password, name display and signature, frequency of retrieval, and more.

Note: Available settings depend on the type of email account.

  1. From home, tap Apps apps icon > Samsung samsung folder icon > Email email icon.

    screenshot of email inbox
  2. Tap More options options icon > Settings, and then tap an account to set its options. Individual email account settings may vary; see your service provider for details. Common settings include:
  • Sync account: Configure options for synchronizing your phone with your account.
  • Account name: Enter a name to identify this email account.
  • Your name: Enter your name.
  • Always Cc/Bcc myself: Choose options for sending a copy of emails you send to yourself, as a copy (Cc) or blind copy (Bcc).
  • Signature: Customize or delete the text signature that is automatically added to emails you send.
  • Show images: Choose whether to automatically display embedded images in the body of an email.
  • Auto download attachments: Choose whether the phone automatically downloads email attachments when you are connected to Wi-Fi. You might use this option to control how and whether you use your plan’s data services to download attachments.
  • Sync schedule: Set a sync schedule for email, such as choosing different sync options for peak days or times, or when roaming.
  • Period to sync Email: Choose the period for synchronizing email between your phone and account.
  • Limit retrieval size: Choose the email retrieval size for each message.
  • Limit retrieval size while roaming: Choose the email retrieval size while roaming.
  • Out of office settings: Configure options for automatically sending replies when you are out of the office.
  • Folder sync settings: Choose which folders to sync.
  • Period to sync Calendar: Choose the period for synchronizing calendar events between your phone and account.
  • Empty server trash: Delete the contents of the trash folder on the account server.
  • In case of sync conflict: Choose whether information from the server or phone has priority when there is a conflict.
  • Sync Contacts: Choose whether contacts are synchronized between your phone and the account.
  • Sync Calendar: Choose whether calendar events are synchronized between your phone and the account.
  • Sync Task: Choose whether tasks are synchronized between your phone and the account.
  • Sync Messages: Choose whether messages are synchronized between your phone and the account.
  • Security options: Manage encryption and signature options for outgoing mail.
  • Server settings: Configure the Domain\user name, Password, and other server settings.