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Add an Email Account

You can add several types of personal email accounts, such as POP3 and IMAP accounts, on your phone.

Add an Email Account from the Email App

You can add email accounts directly from the email app, even if you have another email account set up.

  1. From home, swipe up to access Apps.
  2. Tap email app icon Email.
  3. Tap email menu icon Menu > settings icon Settings.
  4. Tap Add account.
  5. Follow the prompts to complete the account setup.

Add an Email Account from the Settings Menu

You can also set up email accounts from the Accounts menu in Settings.

  1. From home, swipe up to access Apps.
  2. Tap settings app icon Settings > cloud and accounts settings icon Cloud and accounts > Accounts.
  3. Tap Add account > Email.
  4. Enter the Email address and Password for the email account and then tap Sign in.
  • If you have custom settings you need to configure, tap Manual setup and enter your settings. These may include mail type, user name, password, server, security type, etc.
  1. Select your sync settings, and then tap Next.
  2. Enter an account name and a display name and tap Done to complete setup.

Important: If the account type you want to set up is not in the phone database, you will be asked to enter more details. You should get all pertinent information for the email account, such as incoming and outgoing server settings, before you proceed.