Nokia 6300-add a GPRS email account (manual)


You can send and receive email messages on your phone via your personal email account.

Before you can do this, you need to set up an email account for GSM or GPRS.

Follow these instructions to set up an email profile for GPRS.

Please note: Please note that you need a POP3 email account in order to send and receive email messages on your phone. You cannot access web-based email accounts (e.g. Hotmail accounts).

1. Find Personal config. sett

  • Press the Navigation key to access the main menu
  • Scroll to Settings and press the Navigation key
  • Scroll to Configuration and press the Navigation key
  • Scroll to Personal config. sett. and press the Navigation key


2. Create new or edit existing email profile

  • If no data connections have been created:
    • Press the Navigation key
    • Highlight E-mail and press the Navigation key
  • If data connections have been created already:
    • Press Options
    • Scroll to Add new and press the Navigation key
    • Highlight E-mail and press the Navigation key
  • If you want to edit an existing email profile:
    • Highlight the email profile you want to use and press the Navigation key


3. Enter profile name

  • Scroll to Mailbox name and press the Navigation key
  • Key in a name for the account, (e.g. Private or Work), and press the Navigation key


4. Enter name

  • Scroll to My name and press the Navigation key
  • Key in your name (or the name you want to use as sender) and press the Navigation key


5. Enter email address

  • Scroll to E-mail address and press the Navigation key
  • Key in your email address and press the Navigation key


6. Select server type

  • Scroll to Incoming server type and press the Navigation key
  • Highlight POP3 and press the Navigation key


7. Select settings for login information

  • Scroll to Login information and press the Navigation key


8. Deactivate POP3 secure login

  • Scroll to POP3 secure login and press the Navigation key
  • Scroll to Disabled and press the Navigation key


9. Enter username

  • Scroll to POP3 user name and press the Navigation key
  • Key in the username for your email provider's incoming mail server and press the Navigation key


10. Enter password

  • Scroll to POP3 password and press the Navigation key
  • Key in the password for your email provider's incoming mail server and press the Navigation key
  • Key in the password again and press the Navigation key
  • Press Back


11. Select settings for incoming email messages

  • Scroll to Incoming mail sett. and press the Navigation key


12. Enter incoming server

  • Scroll to Incoming POP3 serv. and press the Navigation key
  • Key in the name or the IP address of your service provider's incoming mail server and press the Navigation key


13. Select number of email messages

  • Scroll to Retrieve e-mails and press the Navigation key
  • Key in the maximum amount of email messages you want to retrieve when you connect to your email profile and press the Navigation key


14. Enter incoming port

  • Scroll to Incoming POP3 port and press the Navigation key
  • Key in 110 and press the Navigation key


15. Deactivate preferred access point

  • Scroll to Use pref. access pt. and press the Navigation key
  • Scroll to No and press the Navigation key


16. Select incoming server settings

  • Scroll to POP3 access point and press the Navigation key


17. Enable proxy

  • Scroll to Proxy and press the Navigation key
  • Scroll to Enable and press the Navigation key
  • Key in 149.254.201.135 and press the Navigation key


18. Select data bearer

  • Scroll to Data bearer and press the Navigation key
  • Scroll to Packet data and press the Navigation key


19. Begin editing bearer settings

  • Scroll to Bearer settings and press the Navigation key


20. Enter APN name

  • Scroll to Packet data acc. pt. and press the Navigation key
  • Key in general.t-mobile.uk and press the Navigation key


21. Select network type

  • Scroll to Network type and press the Navigation key
  • Highlight IPv4 or IPv6 and press the Navigation key


22. Select authentication

  • Scroll to Authentication type and press the Navigation key
  • Highlight Normal and press the Navigation key


23. Enter username

  • Scroll to User name and press the Navigation key
  • Key in user and press the Navigation key


24. Enter password

  • Scroll to Password and press the Navigation key
  • Key in one2one and press the Navigation key
  • Press Back twice to return to the main menu


25. Begin editing outgoing server settings

  • Scroll to Outgoing sett. (SMTP) and press the Navigation key

26. Enter outgoing server


27. Enter reply-to address

  • Scroll to Reply-to address and press the Navigation key
  • Key in the email address you want to receive replies at (if it is different from your own) and press the Navigation key


28. Activate or deactivate signature

  • Scroll to Include signature and press the Navigation key
  • Highlight Yes or No and press the Navigation key
  • If you select Yes:
  • Key in your signature and press the Navigation key. The signature is inserted into your email messages automatically


29. Deactivate SMTP secure login

  • Scroll to SMTP secure login and press the Navigation key
  • Highlight Disabled and press the Navigation key


30. Delete SMTP username

  • Scroll to SMTP user name and press the Navigation key
  • Press Clear to clear the input field and press the Navigation key


31. Delete SMTP password

  • Scroll to SMTP password and press the Navigation key
  • Press Clear to clear the input field and press the Navigation key
  • Press the Navigation key again


32. Enter outgoing port


33. Deactivate preferred access point

  • Scroll to Use pref. access pt. and press the Navigation key
  • Scroll to No and press the Navigation key


34. Select outgoing server settings

  • Scroll to SMTP access point and press the Navigation key
  • Repeat steps 17-24 and proceed to step 33


35. Activate profile

  • Press Back three times
  • Highlight the email profile you have just set up and press Options
  • Highlight Activate and press the Navigation key


36. Exit

  • Press Disconnect to save the settings and return to stand-by mode


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