Sony Ericsson Xperia Play

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play

Set up your phone for web-based email - Sony Ericsson Xperia Play

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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.

Step 1 of 39

Find "Access Point Names"

Press the menu icon.

Step 2 of 39

Find "Access Point Names"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 39

Find "Access Point Names"

Press Wireless & networks.

Step 4 of 39

Find "Access Point Names"

Press Mobile networks.

Step 5 of 39

Find "Access Point Names"

Press Access Point Names.

Step 6 of 39

Create new data connection

Press the Menu key.

Step 7 of 39

Create new data connection

Press New APN.

Step 8 of 39

Enter data connection name

Press Name.

Step 9 of 39

Enter data connection name

Key in Vodafone Mail and press OK.

Step 10 of 39

Enter APN

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

Step 11 of 39

Enter APN

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

Step 12 of 39

Enter username

Press Username.

Step 13 of 39

Enter username

Key in wap and press OK.

Step 14 of 39

Enter password

Press Password.

Step 15 of 39

Enter password

Key in wap and press OK.

Step 16 of 39

Enter country code

Press MCC.

Step 17 of 39

Enter country code

Key in 234 and press OK.

Step 18 of 39

Enter network code

Press MNC.

Step 19 of 39

Enter network code

Key in 15 and press OK.

Step 20 of 39

Select authentication type

Press Authentication type.

Step 21 of 39

Select authentication type

Press None.

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Select APN type

Press APN type.

Step 23 of 39

Select APN type

Key in default and press OK.

Step 24 of 39

Save and activate data connection

Press the Menu key.

Step 25 of 39

Save and activate data connection

Press Save.

Step 26 of 39

Save and activate data connection

Press the field next to Vodafone Mail to activate the data connection.

Step 27 of 39

Save and activate data connection

When the field is marked, the data connection is activated.

Step 28 of 39

Save and activate data connection

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

Step 29 of 39

Find "Email"

Press the menu icon.

Step 30 of 39

Find "Email"

Press Email.

Step 31 of 39

Create new email account

If email accounts have been created already:
Press the Menu key.

Step 32 of 39

Create new email account

Press Add account.

Step 33 of 39

Enter email address

Press Email address and key in your email address (such as name@provider.com).

Step 34 of 39

Enter password

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

Step 35 of 39

Enter password

Press Next.
The email account is created.

Step 36 of 39

Enter email account name

Press the field below Give this account a name (optional) and key in a name for your email account (such as Private or Work).

Step 37 of 39

Enter sender name

Press the field below Your name (displayed on outgoing messag.) and key in the required sender name.

Step 38 of 39

Retrieve email messages

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

Step 39 of 39

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

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 activate the data connection.
When the field is marked, the data connection is activated.
Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

12. Find "Email"

Press the menu icon.
Press Email.

13. Create new email account

If email accounts have been created already:
Press the Menu key.
Press Add account.

14. Enter email address

Press Email address and key in your email address (such as name@provider.com).

15. Enter password

Press Password and key in the password for your email account at your email provider.
Press Next.
The email account is created.

16. Enter email account name

Press the field below Give this account a name (optional) and key in a name for your email account (such as Private or Work).

17. Enter sender name

Press the field below Your name (displayed on outgoing messag.) and key in the required sender name.

18. Retrieve email messages

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

19. Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.