Add a Personal Email Account - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (7.0)

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

  1. From a home screen, tap Apps Apps icon.
    Note Located at the bottom when viewed in portrait or at the right in landscape.
  2. From the Apps tab, tap Settings.
  3. Tap Add account.
  4. Tap Email.
  5. Tap Others.
  6. Enter the following information then tap Next.
    • Email address
    • Password
  7. If auto-configure is successful, skip to step 10. Otherwise, select one of the following:
    • POP3 account
    • IMAP account
  8. From the Incoming server settings screen, enter/select the following then tap Next.
    • Username
    • Password
    • POP3/IMAP Server address
      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.
    • Security type
      • None
      • SSL
      • SSL (Accept all certificates)
      • TLS
      • TLS (Accept all certificates)
    • Port
    • Delete email from server
      • Never
      • When I delete from Inbox
  9. From the Outgoing server settings screen, enter/select the following then tap Next.
    • SMTP server
    • Security type
      • None
      • SSL
      • SSL (Accept all certificates)
      • TLS
      • TLS (Accept all certificates)
    • Port
    • Require sign-in.
      Note Enabled when a check mark Check box icon is present.
      Note If applicable, ensure the appropriate Username and Password are entered.
  10. From the Account options screen, configure the following settings as appropriate then tap Next.
    Note Available options vary depending upon the type of account.
    • Peak schedule / Off-peak schedule
      • Never
      • Every 15 minutes
      • Every 30 minutes
      • Every hour
    • Tap Sync email to enable/disable.
      Note Enabled when a check mark Check box icon is present.
    • Tap Notify me when email arrives to enable/disable.
      Note Enabled when a check mark Check box icon is present.
  11. Enter the following information then tap Next.
    • Give this account a name (Optional)
    • Your name (Displayed on outgoing messages)
  12. Tap Done with Accounts.

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