Huawei Ascend P1

Huawei Ascend P1

Set up your phone for web-based email - Huawei Ascend P1

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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.

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Find "Access Point Names"

Press the menu icon.

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Find "Access Point Names"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 48

Find "Access Point Names"

Press More....

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Find "Access Point Names"

Press Mobile networks.

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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.

Step 9 of 48

Enter data connection name

Key in Vodafone Mail and press OK.

Step 10 of 48

Enter APN

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

An APN is used to establish 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 establish a data connection.
Step 12 of 48

Enter username

Press Username.

Step 13 of 48

Enter username

Key in wap and press OK.

Step 14 of 48

Enter password

Press Password.

Step 15 of 48

Enter password

Key in wap and press OK.

Step 16 of 48

Enter country code

Press MCC.

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Enter country code

Key in 234 and press OK.

Step 18 of 48

Enter network code

Press MNC.

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Enter network code

Key in 15 and press OK.

Step 20 of 48

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.

Step 24 of 48

Save and activate data connection

Press the Menu key.

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Save and activate data connection

Press Save.

Step 26 of 48

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.

Step 28 of 48

Find "Email"

Press the menu icon.

Step 29 of 48

Find "Email"

Press Email.

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Create new email account

Press Others.

If email accounts have been created already, press the Menu key. Press Settings. Press ADD ACCOUNT.
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Step 31 of 48

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 at your email provider.

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Enter password

Press Next.

Step 34 of 48

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 Never or the required period.

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Select default email account

Press Send email from this account by default to select a default email account.

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Select default email account

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

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Turn email message notification on or off

Press Notify me when email arrives to turn the function on or off.

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Turn email message notification on or off

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

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Turn email message synchronisation on or off

Press Sync email from this account to turn the function on or off.

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Turn email message synchronisation on or off

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

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Turn automatic retrieval of attachments when connected to a Wi-Fi network on or off

Press Automatically download attachments when connected to Wi-Fi to turn the function on or off.

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Turn automatic retrieval of attachments when connected to a Wi-Fi network on or off

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

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Turn automatic retrieval of attachments when connected to a Wi-Fi network on or off

Press Next.

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Enter sender name

Key in the required sender name.

Step 46 of 48

Enter email account name

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

Step 47 of 48

Retrieve email messages

Press Next.
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 More....
Press Mobile networks.
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 establish 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 establish 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

Press Others.
If email accounts have been created already, press the Menu key. Press Settings. Press ADD ACCOUNT.

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 at your email provider.
Press Next.

16. Select setting for retrieving new email messages

Press the drop down list below Inbox checking frequency.
Press Never or the required period.

17. Select default email account

Press Send email from this account by default to select a default email account.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

18. Turn email message notification on or off

Press Notify me when email arrives to turn the function on or off.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

19. Turn email message synchronisation on or off

Press Sync email from this account to turn the function on or off.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

20. Turn automatic retrieval of attachments when connected to a Wi-Fi network on or off

Press Automatically download attachments when connected to Wi-Fi to turn the function on or off.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.
Press Next.

21. Enter sender name

Key in the required sender name.
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22. Enter email account name

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

23. Retrieve email messages

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

24. Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.