Setup email (POP3/IMAP) on Galaxy S3

You can no longer setup email on the Galaxy S3 stock app after their most recent software update; you will now need to go to the Google Play Store and download K-9 Mail. The same applies for most Android devices. 

> Open the email client. If it doesn't immediately prompt you to add an account, then press Menu -> More -> Accounts. Press Menu again -> Add Account: 

> Fill in these details: 

Username: <email address> 
Password: <password> 

> Press Manual Setup 
> Select IMAP (For POP3 move to next section) 
> Fill in these details: 

Username: <email address> 
Password: <password> 
IMAP Server: mail.<your domain
Security: None 
Authentication: PLAIN 
Port: 143 
Auto-detect IMAP namespace: Untick 
IMAP path prefix: <leave empty> 
Compression: 3 ticks by default 

> Press Next 

SMTP Server: mail.<your domain
Security: None 
Port: 587 
Require Sign-in: Tick 
Authentication: PLAIN 
Username: <email address> 
Password: <password> 

> Assign a name for the account, and you're done. 

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POP3

> Fill in these details: 

Username: <email address> 
Password: <password> 
POP3 Server: mail.<your domain
Security: None 
Authentication: PLAIN 
Port: 110 

> Press Next 

SMTP Server: mail.<your domain
Security: None 
Port: 587 
Require Sign-in: Tick 
Authentication: PLAIN 
Username: <email address> 
Password: <password> 

> Assign a name for the account, and you're done.

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