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Getting started with Email

You can handle several email accounts at the same time using the Email application, including corporate Microsoft Exchange Active Sync accounts. Emails you receive to your Gmail™ account can be accessed on your device from both the Email and the Gmail™ applications.

Using email accounts

To set up an email account on your device

  1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
  2. Find and tap Email.
  3. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to complete the setup.

Note

For some email services, you may need to contact your email service provider for information on detailed settings for the email account.

To set an email account as your default account

  1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
  2. Find and tap Icn sony app email.
  3. Press Icn sony key menu, then tap Settings.
  4. Tap the account you want to use as the default account for composing and sending emails.
  5. Mark the Default account checkbox. The inbox of the default account appears every time you open the Email application.

Tip

If you only have one email account, this account is automatically the default account.

To add an extra email account on your device

  1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
  2. Find and tap Icn sony app email.
  3. Press Icn sony key menu, then tap Settings.
  4. Tap Add account.
  5. Enter the email address and password, then tap Next.
  6. If the settings for the email account cannot be downloaded automatically, complete the setup manually. If necessary, contact your email service provider for detailed settings.
  7. When prompted, enter a name for your email account so that it is easily identifiable. The same name shows in the emails that you send from this account.
  8. When you are finished, tap Next.

To remove an email account from your device

  1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
  2. Find and tap Icn sony app email.
  3. Press Icn sony key menu, then tap Settings.
  4. Tap the account you want to remove.
  5. Find and tap Delete account > OK.

Gmail™ and other Google™ services

If you have a Google™ account, you can use the Gmail™ application on your device to read, write and organise email messages. After you set up your Google™ account to work on your device, you can also chat to friends using the Google Talk™ application, synchronise your calendar application with your Google Calendar™, and download applications and games from Google Play™.

Note

The services and features described in this chapter may not be supported in all countries or regions, or by all networks and/or service providers in all areas.

To set up a Google™ account on your device

  1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
  2. Find and tap Settings > Add account > Google.
  3. Follow the registration wizard to create a Google™ account, or sign in if you already have an account.

Tip

You can also sign in to or create a Google™ account from the setup guide the first time you start your device. Or you can go online and create an account at www.google.com/accounts.

To open the Gmail™ application

  1. From the Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
  2. Find and tap Gmail .
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