Setting up my mobile phone for email

Want to set up your mobile phone for email? Follow these easy instructions.


1. Find "Mail, Contacts, Calendars"
Tap Settings.
Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
2. Create new email account
Tap Add Account....
Tap the required provider.
If your email provider isn't on the list:
Tap Other.
Tap Add Mail Account.
3. Enter sender name
Tap Name and key in the name you want to use as sender name in your emails.
4. Enter email address
Tap Address and key in your email address.
5. Enter password
Tap Password and key in the password for your email account.
6. Enter email account name
Tap Description and key in a name for your email account (such as Private or Work).
Tap Next.
7. Select option
If this image is displayed:
Follow steps 8 through 10.
If this image is displayed:
Follow steps 11 through 17.
8. Select synchronisation settings
Tap the indicator next to the required data type to turn synchronisation of the specific data types on or off.
Tap Save.
9. Select settings for retrieval of new emails
Tap Fetch New Data.
Tap the indicator next to Push to turn the function on or off.
If you turn off Push:
Tap the required period or Manually.
To select settings for a specific email account:
Tap Advanced.
Tap the required email account.
Tap Fetch or Manual.
10. Exit
Tap the Home key to return to standby mode.
11. Select server type
Tap POP.
12. Enter incoming server
Tap Host Name below Incoming Mail Server.
Key in the name or the IP address of your email provider's incoming server.
If Optus is your email provider, key in mail.optusnet.com.au as your incoming server.
13. Enter username
Tap User Name below Incoming Mail Server and key in the username for your email account.
14. Enter outgoing server
Tap Host Name below Outgoing Mail Server and key in smtp.optusnet.com.au
15. Save information
Tap Save.
16. Select settings for retrieval of new emails
Tap Fetch New Data.
Tap the indicator next to Push to turn the function on or off.
If you turn off Push:
Tap the required period or Manually.
To select settings for a specific email account:
Tap Advanced.
Tap the required email account.
Tap Fetch or Manual.
17. Exit
Tap the Home key to return to standby mode.
iPhone 4S (iOS5)