Nokia Lumia 800-add an email account (manual)


Follow these instructions to set up the phone for POP3 email.  If you need more help during setup, take a look at our top 25 email provider settings.

1. Find email+accounts

  • Press arrow right to access the main menu
  • Press Settings
  • Press email+accounts


2. Create new email account

  • Press add an account
  • Press advanced setup


3. Enter email address

  • Press the field below Email address and key in your email address


4. Enter password

  • Press the field below Password and key in the password for your email account
  • Press Next


5. Select account type

  • Press Internet email


6. Enter email account name

  • Press the field below Account name and key in the name for your email account (e.g. Private or Work)


7. Enter sender name

  • Press the field below Your name and key in the required sender name


8. Enter incoming server

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


9. Select server type

  • Press the field below Account type 
  • Enter in your server type


10. Enter username

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


11. Enter outgoing server

  • Press the field below Outgoing (SMTP) email server and key in the name of your email provider's outgoing server


12. Activate or deactivate SMTP authentication

  • Press Outgoing server requires authentication to activate or deactivate SMTP authentication
  • When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), SMTP authentication is activated


13. Use the same username and password for SMTP server

  • Press Use the same username and password for sending email to activate the function
  • When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is activated


14. Edit advanced settings

  • Press advanced settings


15. Deactivate SSL encryption

  • Press Require SSL for incoming email and Require SSL for outgoing email to deactivate SSL encryption
  • When the box next to the menu item is empty, SSL encryption is deactivated


16. Select setting for retrieving new email messages

  • Press the field below Download new content
  • Press the required period or manually


17. Select time for retrieving email messages

  • Press the field below Download email from
  • Press the required period or any time


18. Activate email account

  • Press sign in
  • Wait while the email account is activated


19. Exit

  • Press the Home key to return to standby mode

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