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Set up email for your new tablet

To set up a personal email account

You can set up existing personal email accounts for use on your tablet. During the email set up procedure, you may need to enter the incoming and outgoing server names for your account. If you're not sure of these settings, see popular email providers or contact your email service provider for details.

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. The Set up email screen displays. Type your Email address.
  4. Type your Password.
  5. Tap Done.
  6. Tap Next.
    NOTE: If the Setup could not finish window appears, tap Edit details.
    1. Tap Manual setup.
    2. Tap the account type (POP3, IMAP or Microsoft Exchange). If you're not sure of these settings, see popular email providers for details, or contact your email service provider.
    3. The Incoming server settings screen displays. Review all settings and make sure they are correct. If not, make your changes and tap Next.
    4. The Outgoing server settings screen displays. Review all settings and make sure they are correct. If not, make your changes and tap Next.
      NOTE: If you receive the following error: "Authentication methods are not supported by server.", tap Edit details and clear the Require sign-in checkbox.
    5. Select your personal preferences and tap Next.
    6. Type an account name. This is optional and can be whatever will allow you to identify this account.
    7. Type your name. This is the name that displays to recipients of your sent email.
  7. Tap Done.

Your email account is set up.

To set up an existing Gmail account

If you are using a Google Gmail account, follow these steps.

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Gmail.
  3. Type your Gmail email address.
  4. Type your Gmail password.
  5. Tap Sign In.
  6. Tap Done.

Your Gmail account is set up.

To set up a new Gmail account

If you do not have a Gmail account but would like to create one for use on your smartphone, follow these steps.

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Gmail.
  3. Tap Create account.
  4. The Google accounts screen displays. Complete all fields.
  5. Tap I accept. Create my account.

Your new Gmail account is created.

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