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Sony Xperia L

Sony Xperia L

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"
  • Press the menu icon.
  • Press Email.
2. Create new email account
  • Press the required provider or Other email account.
If an email account has been created already, do the following instead:
Press the menu icon.
Press Settings.
Press ADD ACCOUNT.
Press the required provider or Other email account.
3. Enter email address
  • Key in your email address.
4. Enter password
  • Press 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, proceed to step 15.
5. Select server type
  • Press POP3.
6. Enter username
  • Key in the username for your email account.
7. Enter incoming server
  • Press the field below "POP3 server" and key in the name or the IP address of your email provider's incoming server.
8. Enter incoming port
  • Press the field below "Port" and key in 110
9. Turn off encryption of incoming email messages
  • Press the drop down list below "Security type".
  • Press None.
10. Turn deletion of email messages on server on or off
  • Press the drop down list below "Delete email from server".
  • Press Never or When I delete from Inbox.
  • Press Next.
11. Enter outgoing server
  • Key in mail.vodafone.ie
12. Enter outgoing port
  • Press the field below "Port" and key in 25
13. Turn off encryption of outgoing email messages
  • Press the drop down list below "Security type".
  • Press None.
14. Turn off SMTP authentication
  • Press Require sign-in until the display tells you that the function is turned off.
  • Press Next.
15. Select setting for retrieval of new email messages
  • Press the drop down list below "Inbox check frequency".
  • Press Manual or the required period.
  • Press Next.
16. Enter email account name
  • Key in a name for your email account
17. Enter sender name
  • Press the field below "Your name (displayed on outgoing messages)" and key in the required sender name.
18. Finish setup
  • Press Next.
  • Wait while your phone retrieves new email messages.
19. Return to the home screen
  • Press the home icon to return to the home screen.