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Apple iPhone 3G S Email Manual configuration

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Apple iPhone 3G S - Email - Manual configuration - Step 1

E-mail use requires an account with an e-mail provider. A data plan for mobile internet is recommended.


Make sure that you have the following data:

  • POP3 server address (to receive e-mail)
  • POP3 username (usually your e-mail address)
  • POP3 password

    Choose Next for step-by-step instructions.

Apple iPhone 3G S - Email - Manual configuration - Step 2
  • Note: These instructions apply only to an iPhone 3G S running iOS. If your device is running a different software version, the images may be different and other instructions may be required. To check the software version, choose SettingsGeneralAboutVersion. Click here for instructions on how to update your iPhone 3G S.
  • Start screen.
  • Choose Settings.
Apple iPhone 3G S - Email - Manual configuration - Step 3
  • Choose Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
Apple iPhone 3G S - Email - Manual configuration - Step 4
  • Choose Add Account..**.
Apple iPhone 3G S - Email - Manual configuration - Step 5
  • Choose the service you want, or (in this case) choose Other.
Apple iPhone 3G S - Email - Manual configuration - Step 6
  • Choose Add Mail Account.
Apple iPhone 3G S - Email - Manual configuration - Step 7
  • Under Name, enter your name.
  • Under Address, enter [[sp_email_address]].
  • Under Password, enter [[sp_email_password]].
  • Under Description, enter [[sp_email_name]].
Apple iPhone 3G S - Email - Manual configuration - Step 8
  • Choose POP.
  • Under Incoming Mail Server:
  • Under Host Name, enter [[sp_email_pop]].
  • Under User Name, enter [[sp_email_username]].
  • Under Password, enter [[sp_email_password]].
Apple iPhone 3G S - Email - Manual configuration - Step 9
  • Scroll down.
  • Under Outgoing Mail Server:
  • Under Host Name, enter [[sp_email_smtp]].
  • Under User Name, enter <[[sp_email_smtp_username]].
  • Under Password, enter [[sp_email_smtp_password]].
  • Choose Next.
Apple iPhone 3G S - Email - Manual configuration - Step 10
  • The e-mail account is created.
  • Choose [[sp_email_address]].
Apple iPhone 3G S - Email - Manual configuration - Step 11
  • Choose Account Info.
Apple iPhone 3G S - Email - Manual configuration - Step 12
  • Under Outgoing Mail Server, choose SMTP.
Apple iPhone 3G S - Email - Manual configuration - Step 13
  • Under Primary Server, choose [[sp_email_smtp]].
Apple iPhone 3G S - Email - Manual configuration - Step 14
  • Under Server Port, enter [[sp_email_smtpport]].
  • Go back two steps.
Apple iPhone 3G S - Email - Manual configuration - Step 15
  • Choose Advanced.
Apple iPhone 3G S - Email - Manual configuration - Step 16
  • Scroll down
  • Choose Server Port, and enter [[sp_email_popport]].
  • Return to the Start screen.
Apple iPhone 3G S - Email - Manual configuration - Step 17
  • Start screen.
  • Switch off the iPhone 3G S and restart it in order to activate the settings.
  • E-mail setup successful? Proceed with sending e-mails.
  • If you have any questions or problems, see e-mail problem solving.
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