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Configure Gmail On Your Mobile Phone

on April 13, 2008 – 2:50 am45 Comments

Here is the short tutorial which allows your to configure Gmail Account on N95: (IMP: You must enable POP3 access of Gmail Account. Hint:Look inside Setting and POP forwarding Options on gmail web site)

  1. Open Messaging Application
  2. Goto Mail box. It asks you ‘No mailbox defined. Define now?’, Choose Yes.
  3. Mailbox setup wizard will start. Press start to continue
  4. Mailbox Type choose POP3, Press Next
  5. On next screen type your email address xxx@gmail.com (IMP: press the Pencil Key and highlight your email address then press Copy. This will save you typing)
  6. Press Next
  7. Enter pop.gmail.com as Incoming mail server, Press Next
  8. Enter smtp.gmail.com as Outgoing mail server, Press Next
  9. Access Point, choose Always ask or your preferred one. press next
  10. In Mailbox name keep gmail press next
  11. Click Finish
  12. Click Option and then Settings
  13. Choose E-mail
  14. Press on Mailboxes and then on Gmail
  15. Press on Connection settings
  16. Press on Incoming e-mail
  17. Enter Username as xxx@gmail.com (You may Press Pencil and then paste)
  18. In Password type your password
  19. Scroll down to security port and choose SSL/TLS
  20. Press Back Button
  21. Select Outgoing e-mail, Enter your username and password as described above
  22. Scroll down to security port and choose SSL/TLS
  23. Hit Back Button twice
  24. Press on User settings
  25. Enter your Name as you want to display and then go back
  26. Goto Retrieval Settings
  27. Click on E-mail to retrieve and change it to size limit and then enter 100KB or whatever you like in next screen. Press OK
  28. Click on Back
  29. If you have unlimited GPRS connection then goto Automatic retrieval and change it otherwise leave as it is.
  30. Click back button multiple times so that you are back to main screen.
  31. Now when you start Messaging Application you will see Gmail Account goto it and retrieve your email.
  32. You can also send email attach images with it etc. Have fun ;)

Also there is a faster Gmail application Gmail App for mobile. But with it you can not send attachments or mail photos. This is the best way to configure and use gmail on you handset.

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  • Dranilameta

    these setting are not proper. the micromax x600 is not working by these setting.