Huawei Ascend G300

Huawei Ascend G300

Set up your phone for POP3 email - Huawei Ascend G300

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If you're using a POP3 email account in your email application on your computer, you can also set it up on your phone. Follow these instructions to set up your phone for POP3 email.
Please note that these instructions are based on a POP3 email account. If you have a web-based email account, you need to use the settings for web-based email.
Click here for information on how to the set up your phone for web-based email.

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Find "Access Point Names"

Press the menu icon.

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Find "Access Point Names"

Press Settings.

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Find "Access Point Names"

Press Wireless & networks.

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Find "Access Point Names"

Press Mobile networks.

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Find "Access Point Names"

Press Network Settings.

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Find "Access Point Names"

Press Access Point Names.

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Create new data connection

Press the Menu key.

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Create new data connection

Press New APN.

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Enter data connection name

Press Name.

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Enter data connection name

Key in Vodafone Mail and press OK.

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Enter APN

Press APN.
If you're on a pay monthly price plan:
Key in wap.vodafone.co.uk

An APN is used to create a data connection.
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Enter APN

If you're on a pay as you go or VOXI price plan:
Key in pp.vodafone.co.uk
Press OK.

An APN is used to create a data connection.
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Enter username

Press Username.

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Enter username

Key in wap and press OK.

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Enter password

Press Password.

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Enter password

Key in wap and press OK.

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Enter country code

Press MCC.

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Enter country code

Key in 234 and press OK.

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Enter network code

Press MNC.

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Enter network code

Key in 15 and press OK.

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Select authentication type

Press Authentication type.

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Select authentication type

Press None.

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Select APN type

Press APN type.

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Select APN type

Key in default and press OK.

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Save and activate data connection

Press the Menu key.

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Save and activate data connection

Press Save.

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Save and activate data connection

Press the field next to Vodafone Mail to fill in the field.

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Save and activate data connection

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

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Find "Email"

Press the menu icon.

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Find "Email"

Press Email.

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Create new email account

If you're not in the accounts list:
Press the Menu key.

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Create new email account

Press More.

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Create new email account

Press Accounts.

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Create new email account

Press the Menu key.

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Create new email account

Press Add account.

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Create new email account

Press Others.

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Enter email address

Key in your email address.

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Enter password

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

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Enter password

Press Next.

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Select server type

Press POP3.

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Enter username

Press the field below Username and key in the username for your email account.

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Enter incoming server

Press the field below POP3 server and key in the name of your email provider's incoming email server.

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Enter incoming port

Press the field below Port and key in 110

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Turn off encryption of incoming email messages

Press the drop down list below Security type.

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Turn off encryption of incoming email messages

Press None.

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Turn deletion of email messages on server on or off

Press the drop down list below Delete email from server.

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Turn deletion of email messages on server on or off

Press Never or When I delete from Inbox.

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Enter outgoing server

Press the field below SMTP server and key in the name of your email provider's outgoing email server.

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Enter outgoing port

Press the field below Port and key in 25

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Turn off encryption of outgoing email messages

Press the drop down list below Security type.

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Turn off encryption of outgoing email messages

Press None.

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Turn on SMTP authentication

Press Require sign-in to turn on SMTP authentication.

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Turn on SMTP authentication

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), SMTP authentication is turned on.

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Turn on SMTP authentication

Press Next.

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Select setting for retrieving new email messages

Press the drop down list below Inbox checking frequency.

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Select setting for retrieving new email messages

Press the required period.

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Select setting for retrieving new email messages

Press Next.

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Enter sender name

Key in the required sender name.

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Enter account name

Press the field below Give this account a name (optional) and key in the required name.

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Retrieve email messages

Press Done.
Wait while your phone retrieves new email messages.

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Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Access Point Names"

Press the menu icon.
Press Settings.
Press Wireless & networks.
Press Mobile networks.
Press Network Settings.
Press Access Point Names.

2. Create new data connection

Press the Menu key.
Press New APN.

3. Enter data connection name

Press Name.
Key in Vodafone Mail and press OK.

4. Enter APN

Press APN.
If you're on a pay monthly price plan:
Key in wap.vodafone.co.uk
An APN is used to create a data connection.
If you're on a pay as you go or VOXI price plan:
Key in pp.vodafone.co.uk
Press OK.
An APN is used to create a data connection.

5. Enter username

Press Username.
Key in wap and press OK.

6. Enter password

Press Password.
Key in wap and press OK.

7. Enter country code

Press MCC.
Key in 234 and press OK.

8. Enter network code

Press MNC.
Key in 15 and press OK.

9. Select authentication type

Press Authentication type.
Press None.

10. Select APN type

Press APN type.
Key in default and press OK.

11. Save and activate data connection

Press the Menu key.
Press Save.
Press the field next to Vodafone Mail to fill in the field.
Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

12. Find "Email"

Press the menu icon.
Press Email.

13. Create new email account

If you're not in the accounts list:
Press the Menu key.
Press More.
Press Accounts.
Press the Menu key.
Press Add account.
Press Others.

14. Enter email address

Key in your email address.
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15. Enter password

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

16. Select server type

Press POP3.

17. Enter username

Press the field below Username and key in the username for your email account.

18. Enter incoming server

Press the field below POP3 server and key in the name of your email provider's incoming email server.

19. Enter incoming port

Press the field below Port and key in 110

20. Turn off encryption of incoming email messages

Press the drop down list below Security type.
Press None.

21. Turn deletion of email messages on server on or off

Press the drop down list below Delete email from server.
Press Never or When I delete from Inbox.

22. Enter outgoing server

Press the field below SMTP server and key in the name of your email provider's outgoing email server.

23. Enter outgoing port

Press the field below Port and key in 25

24. Turn off encryption of outgoing email messages

Press the drop down list below Security type.
Press None.

25. Turn on SMTP authentication

Press Require sign-in to turn on SMTP authentication.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), SMTP authentication is turned on.
Press Next.

26. Select setting for retrieving new email messages

Press the drop down list below Inbox checking frequency.
Press the required period.
Press Next.

27. Enter sender name

Key in the required sender name.
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28. Enter account name

Press the field below Give this account a name (optional) and key in the required name.

29. Retrieve email messages

Press Done.
Wait while your phone retrieves new email messages.

30. Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.