Sony Xperia Z

Sony Xperia Z

Set up your phone for POP3 email - Sony Xperia Z

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If you're using a POP3 email account in your email application on your computer, you can also set it up on your phone. Follow these instructions to set up your phone for POP3 email.
Please note that these instructions are based on a POP3 email account. If you have a web-based email account, such as Hotmail, Yahoo! Mail or Gmail, you need to use the settings for web-based email. Click here for information on how to the set up your phone for web-based email.

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Find "Access Point Names"

Press the menu icon.

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Find "Access Point Names"

Press Settings.

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Find "Access Point Names"

Press More....

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Find "Access Point Names"

Press Mobile networks.

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Find "Access Point Names"

Press Access Point Names.

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Create new data connection

Press the menu icon.

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Create new data connection

Press New APN.

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Enter data connection name

Press Name.

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Enter data connection name

Key in Vodafone Mail and press OK.

Step 10 of 59

Enter APN

Press APN.

An APN is used to establish a data connection.
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Enter APN

Key in live.vodafone.com and press OK.

An APN is used to establish a data connection.
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Enter country code

Press MCC.

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Enter country code

Key in 272 and press OK.

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Enter network code

Press MNC.

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Enter network code

Key in 01 and press OK.

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Select authentication type

Press Authentication type.

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Select authentication type

Press PAP.

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Select APN type

Press APN type.

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Select APN type

Key in default and press OK.

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Save and activate data connection

Press the menu icon.

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Save and activate data connection

Press Save.

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Save and activate data connection

Press the field next to Vodafone Mail to activate the data connection.

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Save and activate data connection

When the field is marked, the data connection is activated.

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Save and activate data connection

Press the home icon to return to standby mode.

Step 25 of 59

Find "Email"

Press the menu icon.

If email accounts have been created already, press the menu icon. Press Settings. Press ADD ACCOUNT.
Step 26 of 59

Find "Email"

Press Email.

If email accounts have been created already, press the menu icon. Press Settings. Press ADD ACCOUNT.
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Create new email account

Press Other email account.

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Enter email address

Key in your email address.

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Enter password

Press Password and key in the password for your email account at your email provider.

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Enter password

Press Next.

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Select server type

Press POP3.

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Enter username

Key in the username for your email account.

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Enter incoming server

Press the field below POP3 server and key in the name of your email provider's incoming email server.

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Enter incoming port

Press the field below Port and key in 110

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Turn off SSL encryption of incoming email messages

Press the drop down list below Security type.

SSL encryption protects your email messages when sending and receiving email messages. If you turn on SSL encryption, your email provider and internet service provider need to support this function, and you might need to select further settings before you can send and receive email messages.
Step 36 of 59

Turn off SSL encryption of incoming email messages

Press None.

SSL encryption protects your email messages when sending and receiving email messages. If you turn on SSL encryption, your email provider and internet service provider need to support this function, and you might need to select further settings before you can send and receive email messages.
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Select setting for deleting email messages from server

Press the drop down list below Delete email from server.

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Select setting for deleting email messages from server

Press the required setting.

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Select setting for deleting email messages from server

Press Next.

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Enter outgoing server

Key in mail.vodafone.ie

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Enter outgoing port

Press the field below Port and key in 25

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Turn off encryption of outgoing email messages

Press the drop down list below Security type.

SSL encryption protects your email messages when sending and receiving email messages. If you turn on SSL encryption, your email provider and internet service provider need to support this function, and you might need to select further settings before you can send and receive email messages.
Step 43 of 59

Turn off encryption of outgoing email messages

Press None.

SSL encryption protects your email messages when sending and receiving email messages. If you turn on SSL encryption, your email provider and internet service provider need to support this function, and you might need to select further settings before you can send and receive email messages.
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Turn off SMTP authentication

Press Require sign-in to turn off SMTP authentication.

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Turn off SMTP authentication

When the field next to the menu item is empty, SMTP authentication is turned off.

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Turn off SMTP authentication

Press Next.

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Select setting for retrieving new email messages

Press the drop down list below Inbox check frequency.

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Select setting for retrieving new email messages

Press Manual or the required period.

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Select default email account

Press Send email from this account by default to select a default email account.

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Select default email account

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

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Turn email message notification on or off

Press Notify me when email arrives to turn the function on or off.

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Turn email message notification on or off

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

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Turn email message synchronisation on or off

Press Sync email from this account to turn the function on or off.

Step 54 of 59

Turn email message synchronisation on or off

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

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Turn email message synchronisation on or off

Press Next.

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Enter email account name

Key in a name for the email account.

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Enter sender name

Press the field below Your name (displayed on outgoing messages) and key in the required sender name.

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Retrieve email messages

Press Next.
Wait while your phone retrieves new email messages.

Step 59 of 59

Exit

Press the home icon to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Access Point Names"

Press the menu icon.
Press Settings.
Press More....
Press Mobile networks.
Press Access Point Names.

2. Create new data connection

Press the menu icon.
Press New APN.

3. Enter data connection name

Press Name.
Key in Vodafone Mail and press OK.

4. Enter APN

Press APN.
An APN is used to establish a data connection.
Key in live.vodafone.com and press OK.
An APN is used to establish a data connection.

5. Enter country code

Press MCC.
Key in 272 and press OK.

6. Enter network code

Press MNC.
Key in 01 and press OK.

7. Select authentication type

Press Authentication type.
Press PAP.

8. Select APN type

Press APN type.
Key in default and press OK.

9. Save and activate data connection

Press the menu icon.
Press Save.
Press the field next to Vodafone Mail to activate the data connection.
When the field is marked, the data connection is activated.
Press the home icon to return to standby mode.

10. Find "Email"

Press the menu icon.
If email accounts have been created already, press the menu icon. Press Settings. Press ADD ACCOUNT.
Press Email.
If email accounts have been created already, press the menu icon. Press Settings. Press ADD ACCOUNT.

11. Create new email account

Press Other email account.

12. Enter email address

Key in your email address.
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13. Enter password

Press Password and key in the password for your email account at your email provider.
Press Next.

14. Select server type

Press POP3.

15. Enter username

Key in the username for your email account.
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16. Enter incoming server

Press the field below POP3 server and key in the name of your email provider's incoming email server.

17. Enter incoming port

Press the field below Port and key in 110

18. Turn off SSL encryption of incoming email messages

Press the drop down list below Security type.
SSL encryption protects your email messages when sending and receiving email messages. If you turn on SSL encryption, your email provider and internet service provider need to support this function, and you might need to select further settings before you can send and receive email messages.
Press None.
SSL encryption protects your email messages when sending and receiving email messages. If you turn on SSL encryption, your email provider and internet service provider need to support this function, and you might need to select further settings before you can send and receive email messages.

19. Select setting for deleting email messages from server

Press the drop down list below Delete email from server.
Press the required setting.
Press Next.

20. Enter outgoing server

Key in mail.vodafone.ie
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21. Enter outgoing port

Press the field below Port and key in 25

22. Turn off encryption of outgoing email messages

Press the drop down list below Security type.
SSL encryption protects your email messages when sending and receiving email messages. If you turn on SSL encryption, your email provider and internet service provider need to support this function, and you might need to select further settings before you can send and receive email messages.
Press None.
SSL encryption protects your email messages when sending and receiving email messages. If you turn on SSL encryption, your email provider and internet service provider need to support this function, and you might need to select further settings before you can send and receive email messages.

23. Turn off SMTP authentication

Press Require sign-in to turn off SMTP authentication.
When the field next to the menu item is empty, SMTP authentication is turned off.
Press Next.

24. Select setting for retrieving new email messages

Press the drop down list below Inbox check frequency.
Press Manual or the required period.

25. Select default email account

Press Send email from this account by default to select a default email account.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

26. Turn email message notification on or off

Press Notify me when email arrives to turn the function on or off.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

27. Turn email message synchronisation on or off

Press Sync email from this account to turn the function on or off.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.
Press Next.

28. Enter email account name

Key in a name for the email account.
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29. Enter sender name

Press the field below Your name (displayed on outgoing messages) and key in the required sender name.

30. Retrieve email messages

Press Next.
Wait while your phone retrieves new email messages.

31. Exit

Press the home icon to return to standby mode.