How To Configure Samsung Star(S5233)/Star 3G (S5603) For POP3 Email Settings

Samsung Star Email POP3 Settings

Here is a quick tutorial of configuring Samsung Star S5233 / Star 3G S5603 & S5600 Preston /Star Wi Fi for setting up the email client inside the phone with its POP3 Settings for Gmail.

NOTE : VERY FIRST ENABLE  POP3 FROM YOUR GMAIL  ACCOUNT SETTINGS. LOG IN TO YOUR GMAIL ACCOUNT > ON TOP RIGHT CLICK ON SETTINGS >THEN CLICK FORWARDING & POP3 > THEN ENABLE POP3 FOR ALL MAIL OR YOU CAN SELECT OTHER OPTION. BUT AT LEAST POP3 MUST BE ENABLED. THEN SAVE CHANGES.

POP3 Gmail Settings For Samsung Star Cellphones:

Go To > Menu > Messages

Click Settings > Email

Then Touch >Email Setup Wizard

Notice will ocuur Touch > OK

Give name to your account E.g Gmail

Enter your email id : yourname@gmail.com , Then Enter Password for your account.

Incoming Server type : POP3

Incoming Server : pop.gmail.com

Outgoing Server SMTP : smtp.gmail.com

Secured Connection : Off

Then touch OK & it will display your POP3email account configured successfully. Now press back button and tap on Email Accounts, then touch the email account you have just created. There some more option than above you just have to edit that.

Secured Connection: Off

POP3 Port: 995

SMTP Port : 587

Now, Tick The option APOP Login.

Download Limit: 500

Secured connection: SSL (Choose SSL for second option only & not for first option.)

Retrieving Option: Choose Subject only

Keep On Server: Tick

My Address: yourname @gmail.com

Username /Password : same as you entered above

POP before SMTP : Dont Tick

SMTP Auth: Tick

Same as POP3/IMAP4 : Tick

And Finally Save All Settings.

That’s it !!!, Now you can retrieve your message from your mail box & Click on Download to download all messages.

But , Do you want your Samsung star phone to automatically download your messages ? Here is a small option they have given for that.

Go To Message > Settings > Email > Receiving Options

Download Limit: 300KB

Auto polling: Home Network Only

Following option is time after when email is downloaded automatically.

Polling Frequency: 30 Minutes (you can choose higher if you want)

Send read report: Tick

And again your emails will be automatically recovered from server at every 30 minutes. And you’ll get notified near your message notifier on your home screen if there is any unread emails.

You can also optionally block email id’s or subject that you don’t wish to receive on your Samsung Star.

Let me know if you come across some problems. I am also trying to setup with IMAP functionality & will inform with new post. till then enjoy your emails on your Samsung Star, Star wi fi,Star 3G/ Preston 5600