Set up an IMAP account on a Windows phone

  • Last updated on: 2013-03-20
  • Authored by: Mawutor Amesawu

The following steps are required to setup an IMAP account on a Windows Mobile phone.

  1. Locate the Settings options from within your application menu.

  2. Tao email + accounts.

  3. Tap add an account.

  4. Tap other account.

  5. Enter your full email address and password for your account, and then tap sign in.

  6. If the device does not auto-detect your settings, tap the advanced option on this screen.

  7. Add your account name, enter your name, and the enter the following server settings. (You need to scroll down on this screen to see the additional fields.)

    • Incoming email server:

    • Account type: IMAP4

    • Username: Full Email address

    • Password: Email address password

    • Outgoing (SMTP) email server:

    • Outgoing server requires authentication: Enabled

    • Use the same user name and password for sending email: Enabled

  8. Tap sign in.

Your setup is complete. You will see a new icon within your settings menu with the name of your new email account.

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