Galaxy S4: Syncing your contacts/calendar via email

Find out how to synchronise contacts and calendar from an email account on your Samsung Galaxy S4, just follow these simple steps.

  • Synchronising contacts and calendar from your email account can only be done by setting up a supported email account using the Exchange option.
  • Start on your Home screen and tap the All applications.
  • Scroll to and select Email.
  • Enter your email address in the field, then tap Next.
  • Enter your email account's password then press Manual Setup.
  • Now select Microsoft Exchange Activesync.
  • All fields should already be populated, so press Next.
  • Tap Ok on the activation terms of service. (Note: this screen may not show, it is dependent on the email provider).
  • Your phone will detect your settings.
  • Amend the account options to your choice ensuring that the options to sync contacts and calendar are ticked, then tap Next.
  • Enter a name for your account then tap Done.
  • Email setup is complete you will be taken to your inbox, your contacts and calendar will also be synchronised.
  • To check contacts are synchronised, from the Home screen, tap All applications.
  • Scroll to and select Settings, then tap on Accounts.
  • Select your email account, then tap on Sync all.
  • Your contacts should now be synchronised.


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