Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Setting up POP3 for hotmail on android phone

Here are the steps to set up a POP3 account for hotmail on your android phone-
1. Click on Add Account
a. Enter Full username
b. Enter password
Click on Manual Setup
2.Incoming POP3 Mail ServerSetting :
User Name : user@hotmail.com
Password : your email password
Incoming Mail Server/Pop3 Server : pop3.live.com
Port : 995
Security Type : SSL
Click on Next.
If settings are OK and password is valid, you will be asked to enter outgoing mail server settings-
3.Outgoing POP3 Mail ServerSetting :
Outgoing Mail Server/SMTP Server : smtp.live.com
Port : 587
Security (Port)/Security Type : SSL/TLS
User Name : user@hotmail.com
Password : your email password
4.Configure Account options as you want.
5.Set up an account name for this account.


These are the screen-shots for above 5 steps

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4 comments:

  1. hi I tried the settings above on my Samsung Infuse Android. I get the error message "Setup could not finish. Unable to connect server.' please assist. I followed the above steps exactly as described 3 times. I have a hotmail account if that helps. thanks.

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  2. Were you able to finish Incoming server settings? If YES, then try these alternative for outgoing server settings
    Port - 25

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  3. hi I tried the settings above on my Samsung Infuse Android. I get the error message "Setup could not finish. Unable to connect server.' please assist. I followed the above steps exactly as described 3 times. I have a hotmail account if that helps. thanks.

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  4. A desperately nd help,a cnt send e mails,it keeps saying username invalid,its 4 my hotmail account plzzzzzz help thx :'( much appreciated thanks

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