Add a Personal Email Account - Samsung Galaxy S® III

Note The Backup Assistant Plus Email (Sync and Connect) service was discontinued on 3/16/16.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps > Settings.
  2. Tap Add account.
  3. Tap Email, then tap Other.
  4. Enter the appropriate info (e.g., Email address, Password, etc.) then tap Next.
    Note Depending upon the email account type, the available options may vary.
  5. If presented, tap the appropriate account type (e.g., POP3, IMAP, etc.).
    Note If not presented, account setup has completed. Skip to step 9.
  6. Enter the appropriate info (e.g., Username, Password, etc.) then tap Next.
  7. Enter the appropriate info (e.g., SMTP server, Port, etc.) then tap Next.
    Note If you're not sure what your server info is, here are some common personal email server addresses. Contact your email provider if additional assistance is needed or your server info isn't listed.
  8. From the Email check frequency field, select the current setting (e.g., Automatic (Push), Every hour, etc.).
    Note Depending upon email account type, some options may not be available.
  9. Enter an account name (optional) then tap Done.
    Note If presented, ensure a name is entered for outgoing messages.
  10. Tap Done.


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