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Huawei P9 Email Manual configuration

Huawei P9
Huawei P9 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 1

To set up email on your Huawei P9 you will need:

  • An email account at an internet or email provider.
  • Login details of the incoming and outgoing mail servers.
  • An active internet connection, if needed click here for instructions.
    Some examples of settings can be found here
    Click Next for instructions on setting up email.

Huawei P9 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 2
  • Go to the Start screen.
  • Scroll to the right.
Huawei P9 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 3
  • Choose Email.
Huawei P9 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 4
  • If this screen appears, choose Menu. Choose Settings and then Add account.
  • If this screen does not appear, go to the next step.
Huawei P9 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 5
  • If this screen appears, choose an option, in this case Enable.
  • If this screen does not appear, go to the next step.
Huawei P9 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 6
  • Choose Others.
Huawei P9 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 7
  • Choose Email address and enter your email address
  • Choose Password and enter the password of your email account
Huawei P9 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 8
  • Choose Manual setup.
Huawei P9 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 9
  • Choose IMAP.
Huawei P9 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 10
  • Under Username, enter the username of your email account
  • Under Password, enter the password of your email account
Huawei P9 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 11
  • Scroll down.
  • Under Server, enter imap.proximus.be
  • Under Port, enter 993
Huawei P9 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 12
  • Under Security type, choose SSL.
  • Note: after you have chosen a Security type, the value under Port can change. Make sure that 993 has been entered under Port.
Huawei P9 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 13
  • Choose Next.
  • The information will be verified.
  • If an error message is displayed, verify the settings and choose Next.
Huawei P9 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 14
  • Under SMTP server, enter relay.proximus.be
  • Under Port, enter 587
Huawei P9 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 15
  • Scroll down.
  • Under Security type, choose STARTTSL (or TSL).
  • Note: after you have chosen a Security type, the value under Port can change. Make sure that 587 has been entered under Port.
Huawei P9 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 16
  • Scroll down.
  • If Require sign-in is unticked, tick Require sign-in.
  • If Require sign-in is ticked, go to the next step.
Huawei P9 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 17
  • Under Username, enter the username of your email account
  • Under Password, enter the password of your email account
Huawei P9 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 18
  • Choose Next.
  • The information will be verified.
  • If an error message is displayed, verify the settings and choose Next.
Huawei P9 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 19
  • Under Sync frequency, choose an option.
  • Optional: tick or untick one or more options.
  • Choose Next.
Huawei P9 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 20
  • The e-mail account has been configured and is ready for use.
  • Return to the Start screen.
Huawei P9 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 21
  • Start screen.
  • Switch off the Huawei P9 and restart it in order to activate the settings.
  • E-mail setup successful? Proceed with sending e-mails.
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