Nokia Lumia 520

Nokia Lumia 520

Set up your phone for email

You can set up your phone to send and receive email messages from your email accounts. Remember, you need to set up your phone for internet.


1. Find "email+accounts"
  • Slide your finger left on the display.
  • Press Settings.
  • Press email+accounts.
2. Create new email account
  • Press add an account.
3. Select email provider
  • Press the required provider or advanced setup.
4. Enter email address
  • Press the field below "Email address" and key in your email address.
5. Enter password
  • Press the field below "Password" and key in the password for your email account.
  • Press next.
If the display tells you that your email account has been set up, follow the instructions on the display to select more settings and finish the setup.
6. Select account type
  • Press Internet email.
7. Enter email account name
  • Press the field below "Account name" and key in the required name.
8. Enter sender name
  • Press the field below "Your name" and key in the required sender name.
9. Enter incoming server
  • Press the field below "Incoming email server" and key in the name or the IP address of your email provider's incoming server.
10. Select server type
  • Press the field below "Account type".
  • Press POP3.
11. Enter username
  • Press the field below "Username" and key in the username for your email account.
12. Enter outgoing server
  • Press the field below "Outgoing (SMTP) email server" and key in the name or IP address of your email provider's outgoing server.
  • Please note that if you have a Vodafone email address, you need to key in mail.vodafone.ie as outgoing server.
13. Turn SMTP authentication on or off
  • Press Outgoing server requires authentication to turn the function on or off.
  • If you turn on SMTP authentication:
  • Follow the instructions on the display to use the username and password for your email account.
  • Please note that if you have a Vodafone email address, you need to turn on SMTP authentication and key in the username and password for your email account.
14. Edit advanced settings
  • Press advanced settings.
15. Turn off encryption of email messages
  • Press Require SSL for incoming email and Require SSL for outgoing email until the function is turned off.
16. Select setting for retrieval of new email messages
  • Press the field below "Download new content".
  • Press the required interval or manually.
17. Select period for synchronisation of email messages
  • Press the field below "Download email from".
  • Press the required period or any time.
18. Finish setup
  • Press sign in.
19. Return to the home screen
  • Press the Home key to return to the home screen.