How to Set up Email Accounts on a Nokia & Microsoft Lumia Windows Phone 8 & 8.1 Smartphone

Set up Email Accounts on Nokia & Microsoft Lumia Windows Phone 8 & 8.1

Want to know how to set up email accounts on a Nokia and Microsoft Lumia?

Or on any other Windows Phone 8 & 8.1 smartphone?

Then you are on the right page, because here...

...I will show you step by step how to do this.

But first:

You can set up (configure) all kinds of email accounts from like Outlook.com, Live.com, Hotmail.com, iCloud Mail, Yahoo Mail, Gmail, AIM Mail, AOL Mail, Mail.com, Lycos Mail, GMX Mail, Yandex Mail, Hushmail, Zoho Mail, Inbox.com, and other services.

The tutorial on this page will work for all types of smartphones such as the Nokia and Microsoft Lumia 435, 520, 530, 532, 535, 550, 620, 625, 630, 635, 638, 640, 650, 720, 730, 735, 830, 920, 925, 930, 950, 950 XL, 1020, 1320, 1520 and all other types.

And now:

Set up a Email Account

1 Open 'Settings'.

2 Open 'email + accounts'.

3 Tap on 'add an account'.

4 Select (tap on) the type of email account you want to create.

Setup Email Accounts on Nokia & Microsoft Lumia Windows Phone 8 & 8.1

Here I will give you 5 examples, so that you will understand it better.

Outlook.com (also Live.com and Hotmail.com)

To add Outlook.com to your phone, they will take you to Outlook.com to authorize Windows Phone to access your account.

5 Tap on 'Connect'.

Now a sign in screen will appear. Here you need to sign into your Outlook, Live or Hotmail account.

6 Enter your email address.

7 Enter your password.

8 Tap on 'Sign in'.

If everything is entered correctly, then the Outlook, Live or Hotmail account will be added to your phone.

Yahoo Mail

5 Enter your email address.

6 Enter your password.

7 Tap on 'Sign in'.

If everything is entered correctly, then the Yahoo Mail account will be added to your phone.

Gmail (Google)

To add Gmail (Google) to your phone, they will take you to Google to authorize Windows Phone to access your account.

5 Tap on 'Connect'.

6 Enter your email address.

7 Enter your password.

8 Tap on 'Sign in'.

If everything is entered correctly, then the Gmail account will be added to your phone.

Other Account

You can use this option for when you use a email service (provider) that's not included in the list.

5 Enter your email address.

6 Enter your password.

7 Tap on 'Sign in'.

If everything is entered correctly, then the mail account will be added to your phone.

Advanced Setup

You can use this option for when you want to set up (configure) an email account for your website, blog or business.

You will need the following information:

Follow the next steps:

5 Enter your email address.

6 Enter your password.

7 Tap on 'next' (bottom).

8 Tap on 'Internet email'.

9 Enter and choose the following:

  1. Account name: enter the name you want to use for this account.
  2. Your name: enter your name. This name will be visible when you send emails.
  3. Incoming email server: you can find this information at your web hosting company or email provider.
  4. Account type: choose between POP3 and IMAP4.
  5. User name: this usually your email address.
  6. Password: is already filled in, because you entered it before you came to this screen. If you want to check if it's correct, then check (select) 'Show password'.
  7. Outgoing (SMTP) email server: you can find this information at your web hosting company or email provider.

10 Click on 'sign in'.

If everything is entered correctly, then the mail account will be added to your phone.

Delete a Email Account

1 Open 'Settings'.

2 Open 'email + accounts'.

3 Long-press on the email account and choose 'delete'.

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