Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

Android 7.1

Set up your Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 Android 7.1 for IMAP email

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You can set up your tablet to send and receive email messages from your email accounts. Using IMAP, your email messages are kept on the server and are synchronised between all of your devices. You're then able to access your email messages from other devices. To set up your tablet for IMAP email, you need to set up your tablet for internet.

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1. Find "Cloud and accounts"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.

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1. Find "Cloud and accounts"

Press the settings icon.

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1. Find "Cloud and accounts"

Press Cloud and accounts.

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2. Create new email account

Press Add account.

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2. Create new email account

Press Email.

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3. Enter email address

Press Email address and key in your email address.

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4. Enter password

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

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4. Enter password

Press SIGN IN.

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4. Enter password

If this screen is displayed, your email account has been recognised and set up automatically. Follow the instructions on the screen to key in more information and finish setting up your tablet.

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5. Select server type

Press IMAP account.

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6. Enter username

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

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7. Enter incoming server

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

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8. Turn off encryption of incoming email messages

Press the drop down list below "Security type".

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8. Turn off encryption of incoming email messages

Press None to turn off the function.

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9. Enter incoming port

Press the field below "Port" and key in 143.

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10. Enter outgoing server

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

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11. Turn off encryption of outgoing email messages

Press the drop down list below "Security type".

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11. Turn off encryption of outgoing email messages

Press None to turn off the function.

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12. Enter outgoing port

Press the field below "Port" and key in 25.

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13. Turn on SMTP authentication

Press the indicator next to "Authentication required before sending emails" to turn on the function.

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13. Turn on SMTP authentication

Press the field below "Username" and key in the username of your email provider's outgoing server.

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13. Turn on SMTP authentication

Press the field below "Password" and key in the password of your email provider's outgoing server.

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13. Turn on SMTP authentication

Press SIGN IN.

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14. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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15. Find "Email"

Slide your finger upwards on the screen.

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15. Find "Email"

Press Samsung.

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15. Find "Email"

Press Email.

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16. Turn email message notifications on or off

Slide your finger right starting from the left side of the screen.

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16. Turn email message notifications on or off

Press the settings icon.

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16. Turn email message notifications on or off

Press Notifications.

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16. Turn email message notifications on or off

Press the indicator next to the required email account to turn the function on or off.

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16. Turn email message notifications on or off

Press the Return key.

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17. Turn on email message synchronisation

Press the required email account.

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17. Turn on email message synchronisation

Press the indicator next to "Sync account" to turn on the function.

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18. Enter email account name

Press Account name.

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18. Enter email account name

Key in the required name for the email account and press OK.

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19. Enter sender name

Press Your name.

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19. Enter sender name

Press OK.

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20. Select setting for retrieval of new email messages

Press Sync schedule.

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20. Select setting for retrieval of new email messages

Press Set sync schedule.

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20. Select setting for retrieval of new email messages

Press the required setting.

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21. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Cloud and accounts"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
Press the settings icon.
Press Cloud and accounts.

2. Create new email account

Press Add account.
Press Email.

3. Enter email address

Press Email address and key in your email address.

4. Enter password

Press Password and key in the password for your email account.
Press SIGN IN.
If this screen is displayed, your email account has been recognised and set up automatically. Follow the instructions on the screen to key in more information and finish setting up your tablet.

5. Select server type

Press IMAP account.

6. Enter username

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

7. Enter incoming server

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

8. Turn off encryption of incoming email messages

Press the drop down list below "Security type".
Press None to turn off the function.

9. Enter incoming port

Press the field below "Port" and key in 143.
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10. Enter outgoing server

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

11. Turn off encryption of outgoing email messages

Press the drop down list below "Security type".
Press None to turn off the function.

12. Enter outgoing port

Press the field below "Port" and key in 25.
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13. Turn on SMTP authentication

Press the indicator next to "Authentication required before sending emails" to turn on the function.
Press the field below "Username" and key in the username of your email provider's outgoing server.
Press the field below "Password" and key in the password of your email provider's outgoing server.
Press SIGN IN.

14. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

15. Find "Email"

Slide your finger upwards on the screen.
Press Samsung.
Press Email.

16. Turn email message notifications on or off

Slide your finger right starting from the left side of the screen.
Press the settings icon.
Press Notifications.
Press the indicator next to the required email account to turn the function on or off.
Press the Return key.

17. Turn on email message synchronisation

Press the required email account.
Press the indicator next to "Sync account" to turn on the function.

18. Enter email account name

Press Account name.
Key in the required name for the email account and press OK.

19. Enter sender name

Press Your name.
Press OK.

20. Select setting for retrieval of new email messages

Press Sync schedule.
Press Set sync schedule.
Press the required setting.

21. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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