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 : email@example.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