Huawei P8 - Creating a POP Account

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The following steps will assist you in setting your e-mail account up on your Huawei P8 handset:

1. From your Home screen, select the Email app.

If this is the first time you are setting an e-mail account up, you will be taken to the Add account window. Select Others.

Should you have already added an account previously, tap on the Menu icon; choose Settings. Select Add account followed by Others.


2. On theĀ Account setup window, you will be asked for the following:
  • Email address: Enter the e-mail address you are setting up.
  • Password: Enter the password for your e-mail address.

3. Tap on Manual setup to continue.

4. When prompted for the type of account you wish to set up, select POP3.

5. You will be asked to enter the following information:
  • Username: This must be your full e-mail address (e.g.: mail@example.com).
  • Password: Enter the password for your e-mail address.
  • Server: Enter mail.yourdomain (e.g.: mail.example.com).
  • Port: 110
  • Security type: None
  • Delete email from server: Never


6. Tap Next.

Your phone will verify your account settings.

7. You will now be prompted for the following information:

  • SMTP server: Enter mail.yourdomain (e.g.: mail.example.com).
  • Port: 587
  • Security type: None
  • Require sign-in: This must be ticked.
  • Username: This must be your full e-mail address (e.g.: mail@example.com).
  • Password: Enter the password for your e-mail address.


8. Tap Next.

Your phone will verify your account settings.

9. You will be asked to confirm the following:

  • Inbox checking frequency: This determines how often your phone will check for new mail.
  • Notify me when email arrives: Enables your phone to notify you if any new mail is downloaded.
  • Sync email from this account: Allows your phone to automatically download new mail.


Tap Next.

10. You will be prompted for the following details:

  • Give this account a name: This is a description of the account which you will see on your phone.
  • Your name: This is the name which will appear next to your e-mail address when you send an e-mail from your phone.

To finish setting your e-mail account up, tap Done.
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