Setting up a POP Email account on Android 2.3

The following instructions are to setup a POP email account on your phone running Android 2.3. Before you continue you will need to know the following information:

  1. Your POP Email Server address
  2. Your SMTP Email Server Address (usually the same as the POP server)
  3. Your Username - This is usually your email address
  4. Your Password

Configuring your Phone

  1. Tap the Launcher button

    Android 2.3 POP Email Account Setup Step 1
  2. Locate the Email application and tap it

    Android 2.3 POP Email Account Setup Step 2
  3. Enter your Email address and Password. Then Tap manual setup

    Android 2.3 POP Email Account Setup Step 3
  4. Tap the POP3 button on the account type screen

    Android 2.3 POP Email Account Setup Step 4
  5. Enter your username, password and POP Email server address then tap next.

    Android 2.3 POP Email Account Setup Step 5
  6. Your phone may then take a few seconds to check your account settings

    Android 2.3 POP Email Account Setup Step 6
  7. Enter your SMTP server address. In most cases the username and password is the name as the previous screen. The port should be set to 25 unless told otherwise

    Android 2.3 POP Email Account Setup Step 7
  8. At the next screen check Send email from this account by default.

    Android 2.3 POP Email Account Setup Step 8
  9. Enter a name for your account and also your display name. This is the name that will appear on sent emails

    Android 2.3 POP Email Account Setup Step 9
  10. You will then be taken to your inbox. It may take a few minutes to fully sync

    Android 2.3 POP Email Account Setup Step 10

Access Emails on Your Phone

  1. Tap the Launcher button

    Android 2.3 POP Email Account Setup Step 1
  2. Locate the Email application and tap it

    Android 2.3 POP Email Account Setup Step 2
  3. You inbox will now be shown

    Android 2.3 POP Email Account Setup Step 10
  4. Tap and email to read it's contents

    Android 2.3 POP Email Account Setup Step 11