How do I set up gmail or Hotmail on my Samsung Galaxy device?

 

1. From the Home Screen choose Apps.

 

How do I set up gmail or Hotmail on my Samsung Galaxy device? 


2. Choose Settings.

 

How do I set up gmail or Hotmail on my Samsung Galaxy device? 


3. Choose Accounts.

 

How do I set up gmail or Hotmail on my Samsung Galaxy device? 


4. Choose Add account.

 

How do I set up gmail or Hotmail on my Samsung Galaxy device? 


5. Choose Email.

 

How do I set up gmail or Hotmail on my Samsung Galaxy device? 


6. Enter your email address and password, then tap NEXT

 

How do I set up gmail or Hotmail on my Samsung Galaxy device?  

 

Note: if you are having trouble connecting, you may need to use the Manual Setup option. See Manual Setup at the bottom of this article for more information.  


7. Confirm your preferences with regards notifications and settings. The options will be slightly different depending on whether you are setting up a Hotmail or  Gmail account.

 

You can choose how often to sync (check for email) or whether you are notified onscreen when you have a new email here amongst others.

 

Once you are happy with your settings, tap NEXT

 

How do I set up gmail or Hotmail on my Samsung Galaxy device? 

 

Your email account should now be set up and ready to access from the email app.

 

Manual Setup

 

If you are having difficulty setting up, you may wish to try setting up manually.  Follow the steps above to Step six, then choose Manual Set up.

 

How do I set up gmail or Hotmail on my Samsung Galaxy device? 

 

Choose either POP3 or IMAP. See below the image for the appropriate configuration details for both Gmail and Hotmail

 

How do I set up gmail or Hotmail on my Samsung Galaxy device? 

 

 

 

Configuration details for Hotmail:

Type: Web & POP3
email format username@live.com
Username format: Full email address
Incoming mailserver: pop3.live.com
Outgoing mailserver: smtp.live.com

You may need to configure your email account within its settings. You can find more details on Microsoft and Hotmail email here.

 

Configuration details for Google Gmail:

Type: Web & POP3
email format: username@gmail.com
Username format: Full email address
Incoming mailserver: pop.gmail.com
Outgoing mailserver: smtp.gmail.com
SMTP port: 465
TLS/SSL required: Yes

You may need to configure your email account within its settings to allow the app to access your gmail. You can get support from gmail on gmail account settings here.

 

 

Still having trouble?

 

This may be down to your security settings in your Gmail or Hotmail account. We recommend logging into your email from your usual access point to check your settings. If you are still unable to connect, click the links above to get support from Gmail or Hotmail on the right settings for your account when accessing email from different devices.

 

 

  

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