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It’s pretty cool to have the Samsung Galaxy S7 at your disposal with its amazing specs and what not. However, in order to get the best this handset has to offer, you would have to get your email account set up on the phone.
Unfortunately, setting up your IMAP or POP3 email on a Samsung Galaxy phone isn’t the easiest process in the world. While users of Gmail are good to go with the default Gmail app, custom email account management is a little tricky, which is why we’ve come up with this guide on how to set up an email account on the Korean Giant’s Flagship.
When it comes to setting up an account on the Galaxy S7, it is important to know that this device supports a wide range of email accounts meaning you can set up more than one account at once without stress.
To start up with the set-up, you should make sure you get you server settings all set and already have key information such as user identity or commonly known as username and password available to have a successful set-up.
Let’s Get Started
Once you have gotten yourself a suitable username; an easy to remember yet hard to guess password; set both your outgoing and incoming servers; port numbers and other settings for required for your IMAP account; Microsoft Exchange Active Sync and POP3 account, follow the 10 simple steps below.
#1. Put on your display and tap the “APP” from the Home screen. If you are finding it hard to locate this, it should be the fourth icon on the lower part of the display as shown in the image below.
#2. Once you have opened app, search through to find “Email” and tap this icon.
#3. When it opens up, you should be given an option to “add new account”, when you see this, tap it. However, if an account has been opened on the phone already, you can tap “an email address” on the list above and follow the given procedures.
#4. Now you get to type in you username and password, remember to make your password something you can easily recall.
#5. You should then be given an option between “Sign-in” and “Manual Set-up”. Tapping ‘Sign-in” would allow the phone to automatically complete the set-up by finding email server settings which should end your guide here.
However, if you are to go on with the “Manual setup”, continue with the process below.
#6. You should then be given an option between 3 accounts to setup with, so you can tap to choose between IMAP account, Microsoft Exchange Active Sync and POP3.
#7. Based on the account you have chosen, enter its required server setting and tap “Sign in” when you are done.
#8. The handset would start verifying the server settings you entered to make sure they are correct. If the connection is successfully established with the use of the details you typed in, a Sync Schedule screen should popup pretty soon.
#9. Based on your digression, setup the sync option and tap “Sign In”
#10. Give your account a name, if signatures are your thing, then you can enter your desires signature in the provided field for all your out-going messages and tap “Done” and wait for your email messages to flood your inbox.
Setting Up Personal Email Accounts on Your Galaxy S7 (POP3 and IMAP)
When it comes to setting up your personal email address on your Galaxy S7, either the IMAP or POP3 accounts, there are two ways which include going through the Setting menu or simply adding it directly from the stock email app.
Through the Setting Menu
#1. Tap “App” from your home screen
#2. Select “Settings” from the app menu that shows up
#3. When in the settings, Tap “Accounts”
#4. Chose the “add account” option
#5. Select “Email” and enter the email address and password for the account you chose.
#6. When this is done, you should either proceed with “Manual settings” or automatic setup.
- With manual setup you should have to fill in the settings yourself such as password, username, email type, security type and server settings.
- Whilst with automatic setup, your handset would try to establish a connection with incoming and outgoing servers for a normal email setup.
#7. Chose “sync settings” and configure it in your own way and Tap “Next” when you are done in order to proceed to the last setup stage.
#8. Select an account name for the account and a signature to go along with all the mails you send then Chose “Done” to complete the set-up.
If you are finding it hard to set-up your personal account with the above method then, you could try the much easier alternative method below.
Using Stock Email App
#1. Tap “App” from your home screen
#2. Select “Email” from the app menu that shows up to launch the stock email app.
#3. Tap “Menu” from the inbox screen that shows up
#4. Chose “Settings”
#5. Select “Add Account”
#6. Fill in information to according to the instructions you would be given in order to successfully setup your personal email and start receiving emails for the account.
Getting Your Exchange ActiveSync Account Set on Your Galaxy S7
When it comes to exchange features, this flagship device pack quite a punch as it allows you to set up an Exchange ActiveSync account to help sync your phone with your work email and use your device as your home pc accessing all emails, reading, editing and sending email with ease.
However, before you start this setup, you should get all required information for setting up an account ready such as your username and password to mention a few. Also get in contact with the Network administration in order to have the correct information with regards to your exchange server.
With all the needed data complete, proceed with the outlined format below to successful set up your work email account on your Galaxy S7.
#1. Tap the “App” icon on your home display.
#2. Chose “Settings” from the list/grid of apps present
#3. Tap ‘Accounts” and select “Add Account”
#4. Now chose “Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync”
#5. Now enter your work email address and password in their corresponding fields
#6. Proceed with “Manual setting”
#7. Now fill in the necessary data for your account settings like the “domain name/username”, “password” , “exchange servers” and the other needed information as well.
#8. Configure more options for the account by following the instructions on the screen
#9. Select an account name for the account and a signature to go along with all the mails you send then Chose “Done” to complete the set-up.
Personalize Your Exchange ActiveSync Accounts with More Configuration
There is a plus with this account on the S7 as you would have the ability to configure more and customize your work emails to your satisfaction. There is a handful of options to choose from some of which include flagging your messages, meeting requests, message priority and out-of-office messages. Follow the guide below to get these settings ready.
#1. Select “App” from the home screen
#2. Chose the “Email App”
#3. From the inbox screen that shows up, tap “more” to access more settings
#4. Tap “settings”
#5. Select “Account name” to view the available settings for your ActiveSync account.
#6. Tap to select the setting or option you want to change to successfully configure/ customize your account.
We hope this guide helps you set up your email account on your new Samsung Galaxy S7 phone. Meanwhile, please feel free to comment back back if you run into any issues and we will do our best to help.