Apple iPhone 5 (iOS6)

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Set up your phone for web-based email - Apple iPhone 5 (iOS6)

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You can send and retrieve email messages from a web-based email account, such as Hotmail, Yahoo! Mail and Gmail. Follow these instructions to set up your phone for web-based email.
Before you can set up your phone for web-based email, you need an account with the required email provider. If you don't have an account, you can set one up on the web page of the email provider.

Please note that the steps below are based on a web-based email account. If you have a POP3 email account, you need to use the settings for POP3 email. Click here for information on how to set up your phone for POP3 email.

Step 1 of 22

Find "Mail, Contacts, Calendars"

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 22

Find "Mail, Contacts, Calendars"

Press Mail, Contacts, Calendars.

Step 3 of 22

Create new email account

Press Add Account....

Step 4 of 22

Create new email account

Press the required provider.

Step 5 of 22

Enter sender name

Press Name and key in the name you want to use as sender name in your email messages.

Step 6 of 22

Enter email address

Press Email and key in your email address (such as name@provider.com).

Step 7 of 22

Enter password

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

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Enter email account name

Press Description and key in the required name.

Step 9 of 22

Enter email account name

Press Next.

Step 10 of 22

Select synchronisation settings

Press the indicator next to the required data type to turn synchronisation of the specific data types on or off.

Step 11 of 22

Select synchronisation settings

Press Save.

Step 12 of 22

Select setting for retrieval of new email messages

Press Fetch New Data.

Step 13 of 22

Select setting for retrieval of new email messages

Press the indicator next to Push to turn the function on or off.

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Select setting for retrieval of new email messages

If you turn off Push:

Step 15 of 22

Select setting for retrieval of new email messages

Press the required period or Manually.

Step 16 of 22

Select setting for retrieval of new email messages

To select settings for a specific email account:
Press Advanced.

Step 17 of 22

Select setting for retrieval of new email messages

Press the required email account.

Step 18 of 22

Select setting for retrieval of new email messages

Press Fetch or Manual.

Step 19 of 22

Select setting for retrieval of new email messages

Press Advanced.

Step 20 of 22

Select setting for retrieval of new email messages

Press Fetch New Data.

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Save and exit

Press Mail... to save the settings.

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Save and exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Mail, Contacts, Calendars"

Press Settings.
Press Mail, Contacts, Calendars.

2. Create new email account

Press Add Account....
Press the required provider.

3. Enter sender name

Press Name and key in the name you want to use as sender name in your email messages.

4. Enter email address

Press Email and key in your email address (such as name@provider.com).

5. Enter password

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

6. Enter email account name

Press Description and key in the required name.
Press Next.

7. Select synchronisation settings

Press the indicator next to the required data type to turn synchronisation of the specific data types on or off.
Press Save.

8. Select setting for retrieval of new email messages

Press Fetch New Data.
Press the indicator next to Push to turn the function on or off.
If you turn off Push:
Press the required period or Manually.
To select settings for a specific email account:
Press Advanced.
Press the required email account.
Press Fetch or Manual.
Press Advanced.
Press Fetch New Data.

9. Save and exit

Press Mail... to save the settings.
Press the Home key to return to standby mode.