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Setting up email

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Registered: ‎02-15-2010

Setting up email

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I am trying to set up my email address so I can get my email on my Verizon Wireless cell phone.  What I have is a account, but I have a sub account just for my laptop.  This is the email I want to also go to my cell phone.  Is it even possible to get email from a Verizon sub account on your Verizon Wireless phone?  I just got the email plan put on my cell tonight.  I managed to get my business email set up fine, but having problems with this one...any help would be appreciated!  Thanks!

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Re: Setting up email

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It is entirely possible. I'm assuming you're using a pop3 client of some sort on your phone.


For the sake of example, we are going to pretend that we are setting up fictional account "" and the password for logging into that account in webmail is "fakepassword" - Again, this is a fictitious account for the sake of an example.

The settings for using Verizon's servers would be:
Incoming Server:
Server Requires Authentication: Yes
Username: fakeacct
Password: fakepassword
Requires a Secure Connection (SSL): No
Port: 110

Outgoing Server:
Server Requires Authentication: Yes (You can set it to use the same settings as incoming, or manually enter the username and password.)
Requires a Secure Connection (SSL): No
Port: 25 (although 587 also works.)

These settings should work unless you have a Verizon/Yahoo account, in which case the server names are: -and-

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