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Add a POP3 or IMAP email account on the HTC EVO™ 4G


  1. From Home screen, tap All Applications.

  1. Scroll up, then tap Mail.

  1. Select type of account to setup.
    • For example, Exchange ActiveSync or Other (Pop/IMAP).

  1. Enter Email address and Password for the account, then tap Next.

  1. For Exchange settings to be detected, the corporate Exchange Server must support auto-detect for the phone to automatically set up the Exchange ActiveSync account.
    • If the corporate Exchange Server does not support auto-detect, you'll need to enter your Exchange Server settings.
    • If you don't know your settings, ask your Exchange Server administrator at your work for details.
    • You'll need to enter your server address, Domain and your Username, then click Next.

  1. For POP/IMAP, from the Protocol drop-down list, select the type that matches your email server.
    • POP, APOP, or IMAP as appropriate.
  2. Enter Username, POP3 server address (for example,, Security type, and Server Port, then tap Next.
    • Important: If the account type being set up is not in our database, you may be asked to enter more details. Make sure you have all pertinent information for the e-mail account such as incoming and outgoing server settings before proceeding.

  1. Enter Outgoing server settings.
    • Login Required sign-in (check box)
    • Username
    • Password
    • SMTP server (for example
    • Security type
    • Server Port

  2. Tap Next.

  1. Enter Account name and Your name, then tap Finish setup
  • Once completed, the HTC EVO 4G will connect to the account and begin retrieving email.

Edit Email Account Settings

  1. Press then tap > Mail.
  2. Switch to the email account to edit.
  3. Press and tap More > Settings, then choose from these options:
    • Account settings:
      • Change email account settings such as name, e-mail address, password, and description.
    • General settings:
      • Set font size when reading email messages, enable, disable or set signature, set account as default email account, and set where to save e-mail attachments.
    • Send & Receive:
      • Set maximum email file size limit for incoming messages and frequency with which to check for new messages and how many to check for. You can also choose to have your sent email messages BCC'd to yourself.
    • Notification settings:
      • Set email notification settings.
    • Delete account:
      • Tap to delete email account.
  4. Press to save your changes.

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