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Motorola Nexus 6 Email Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification

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Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - 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.

Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 2
  • Go to the Start screen.
  • Choose the menu symbol.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 3
  • Choose Email.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 4
  • If this screen appears, choose the list symbol. Scroll down, choose Settings and then Add account.
  • If this screen does not appear, go to the next step.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 5
  • Choose TAKE ME TO THE GMAIL APP.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 6
  • Choose SKIP.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 7
  • Choose Add an email address.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 8
  • Choose Personal (IMAP/POP).
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 9
  • Choose OK.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 10
  • Choose Email address and enter [[sp_email_address]]
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 11
  • Choose MANUAL SETUP.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 12
  • Choose PERSONAL (POP3).
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 13
  • Choose Password and enter [[sp_email_password]]
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 14
  • Choose NEXT.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 15
  • Under USERNAME, enter [[sp_email_username]]
  • Under PASSWORD, enter [[sp_email_password]]
  • Under SERVER, enter [[sp_email_pop]]
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 16
  • Scroll down.
  • Under PORT, enter [[sp_email_popport]]
  • Under SECURITY TYPE, choose [[sp_email_sectype]].
  • Note: after you have chosen a SECURITY TYPE, the value under PORT can change. Make sure that [[sp_email_popport]] has been entered under PORT.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 17
  • Under Delete email from server, choose an option.
  • Choose NEXT.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 18
  • The information will be verified.
  • If an error message is displayed, verify the settings and choose NEXT.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 19
  • Under SMTP SERVER, enter [[sp_email_smtp]]
  • Under PORT, enter [[sp_email_smtpport]]
  • Under SECURITY TYPE, choose [[sp_email_smtp_sectype]].
  • Note: after you have chosen a SECURITY TYPE, the value under PORT can change. Make sure that [[sp_email_smtpport]] has been entered under PORT.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 20
  • Scroll down.
  • If Require sign-in is unticked, tick Require sign-in.
  • If Require sign-in is ticked, go to the next step.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 21
  • Under USERNAME, enter [[sp_email_smtp_username]]
  • Under Password, enter [[sp_email_smtp_password]]
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 22
  • Choose NEXT.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 23
  • The information will be verified.
  • If an error message is displayed, verify the settings and choose NEXT.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 24
  • Under Sync frequency:, choose an option.
  • Optional: untick one or more options.
  • Choose NEXT.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 25
  • Under Give this account a name (optional), enter [[sp_email_name]]
  • Under Your name (displayed on outgoing messages), enter your name
  • Choose NEXT.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 26
  • Choose an option, in this case TAKE ME TO GMAIL.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 27
  • The e-mail account has been configured and is ready for use.
  • Return to the Start screen.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration POP3 with SMTP verification - Step 28
  • Start screen.
  • Switch off the Motorola Nexus 6 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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