Add email accounts

The E-mail app lets you access multiple email accounts on your Firefox OS device. This article explains how to add your email account to the app.

  1. Your phone must be connected to the Internet over Wi-Fi or a cellular network in order to create your account.
  2. The E-mail app doesn't allow you to create a new email account. It only allows you to add an existing email account. If you need a new email account, please create a new account at your email provider's website before adding it to the email application.
  3. Currently, the only webmail providers supported are Hotmail, Yahoo and Gmail. You can set up other types of email accounts by tapping Manual setup on the New Account screen.

Adding an account for the first time

  1. Open the E-mail app email 1.3 email 1.4 email 2.0 on your device.
  2. You'll see the New Account screen the first time you open the E-mail application. Enter your name, email address and create a password.Enter your name and email address and tap Next. You will then be asked for your email account password.
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  3. Tap Next to create your email account. You're all finished!
    POP3 accounts: If you have a POP3 email account, tap on the Manual setup link. Under Account type, choose POP3+SMTP and fill in the account details given by your POP3 email provider.

For more information about working with email, see Send and manage email.

Adding another account within the app

  1. Open the E-mail app email 1.3 email 1.4 email 2.0 on your device.
  2. Tap on the menu icon Orange FxOS button email menu 2.0 in the top left corner of the screen.
  3. Tap on the gear icon Gray FxOS settings gear email settings 2.0 fxos followed by the Add Account button .
  4. The process will be the same as adding an email account for the first time.

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