Email: Nokia Lumia 521

Learn how to add email accounts and manage messages on the Nokia Lumia 521. Find out more on this page:

 

Account

Inbox

Message

 

 

Account

Add an email account manually

To set up an email account and manually enter the settings, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Start screen, touch the screen and slide left.
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  3. Tap email+accounts.
  4. Tap add an account.
  5. Select the type of account you want to add.
  6. Enter your email address and password.
  7. Tap sign in.
  8. If you are adding a Microsoft account, tap yes or not now on the 'BACK UP YOUR STUFF?' screen.
    Note: A tile is automatically added to the bottom on your Start page.

 

 

Add a Gmail account

To set up a Gmail email account, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Start screen, touch the screen and slide left.
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  3. Tap email+accounts.
  4. Tap add an account.
  5. Tap Google.
  6. Enter your email address and password.
  7. Tap next.
  8. Select one of the following sync options:
    • Email only
    • Email, contacts, and calendar
  9. Tap sign in.
  10. Select the new Gmail account.
  11. Adjust the following settings as necessary:  
    • Account name
    • Download new content
      • every 15 minutes
      • every 30 minutes
      • hourly
      • every 2 hours
      • manually
    • Download email from
      • the last 7 days
      • the last 2 weeks
      • the last month
      • any time
    • Content to sync (Select or clear the check boxes)
      • Email
      • Contacts
      • Calendar
    • Your name
  12. When finished, tap the Check mark icon.
    Note: A tile is automatically added to the bottom of your Start page.

 

 

Delete an email account

To delete an email account, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Start screen, touch the screen and slide left.
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  3. Tap email+accounts.
  4. Touch and hold the account you want to delete.
  5. Tap delete.
  6. Tap delete again.
    Note: Unless you perform a master reset, it is not possible to delete the primary Microsoft account.

 

 

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Inbox

Incoming email notification

To turn on and turn off email notifications, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Start screen, touch the screen and slide left.
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  3. Tap ringtones+sounds.
  4. Tap the New email field.
  5. Select the desired alert option.

 

 

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Message

Attach a file and send an email

To attach files to email messages, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Start screen, select the tile for the desired email account.
  2. Tap the New email icon at the bottom of the screen.
  3. At 'To,' enter the email address.
    Note: You can also tap the Add icon to choose a contact from your phone book.
  4. Tap the Subject field and enter a subject.
  5. Tap the message field and enter the text of your email.
  6. Tap the Attach icon.
  7. Navigate to and select the file(s) you want to attach.
  8. Tap the Check mark icon.
  9. When finished, tap the Send icon.

 

 

Delete emails

To delete email messages, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Start screen, select the tile for the desired email account.
  2. Touch and hold the email message you want to delete.
  3. Tap delete.
    Note: Messages deleted from your phone will appear in the Trash folder when the account is accessed on a computer.

 

 

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