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Motorola Nexus 6 Email Manual configuration

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Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 1

To set up email on your Motorola Nexus 6 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.

Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 2
  • Go to the Start screen.
  • Choose the menu symbol.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 3
  • Choose Email.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 4
  • If this screen appears, choose the list symbol. Scroll down, choose Settings and then Add account.
  • If this screen does not appear, go to the next step.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 5
  • Choose TAKE ME TO THE GMAIL APP.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 6
  • Choose SKIP.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 7
  • Choose Add an email address.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 8
  • Choose Personal (IMAP/POP).
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 9
  • Choose OK.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 10
  • Choose Email address and enter your email address
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 11
  • Choose MANUAL SETUP.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 12
  • Choose PERSONAL (IMAP).
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 13
  • Choose Password and enter the password of your email account
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 14
  • Choose NEXT.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 15
  • Under USERNAME, enter the username of your email account
  • Under Password, enter the password of your email account
  • Under SERVER, enter imap.proximus.be
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 16
  • Scroll down.
  • Under PORT, enter 993
  • 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.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 17
  • Choose NEXT.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 18
  • The information will be verified.
  • If an error message is displayed, verify the settings and choose NEXT.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 19
  • Under SMTP SERVER, enter relay.proximus.be
  • Under PORT, enter 587
  • 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.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 20
  • Scroll down.
  • If Require sign-in is unticked, tick Require sign-in.
  • If Require sign-in is ticked, go to the next step.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 21
  • Under USERNAME, enter the username of your email account
  • Under Password, enter the password of your email account
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 22
  • Choose NEXT.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 23
  • The information will be verified.
  • If an error message is displayed, verify the settings and choose NEXT.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 24
  • Under Sync frequency:, choose an option.
  • Optional: untick one or more options.
  • Choose NEXT.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 25
  • Under Give this account a name (optional), enter Email via Proximus
  • Under Your name (displayed on outgoing messages), enter your name
  • Choose NEXT.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 26
  • Choose an option, in this case TAKE ME TO GMAIL.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 27
  • The e-mail account has been configured and is ready for use.
  • Return to the Start screen.
Motorola Nexus 6 - Email - Manual configuration - Step 28
  • Start screen.
  • Switch off the Motorola Nexus 6 and restart it in order to activate the settings.
  • E-mail setup successful? Proceed with sending e-mails.
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