Windows Phone - OptOnline mail setup

Set up Windows Phone OptOnline

On this page you'll find the OptOnline mail settings for Windows Phone 8. Besides an overview with the imap and pop3 server mailsettings for OptOnline, we offer you a comprehensive guide for setting up your OptOnline email on your Windows Phone 8.

The exact steps may vary by model, but all the settings can to be found here. If you don't succeed or you think something is not right, do not hesitate to ask your question at the bottom of the page!

1 On Start, flick left to the App list, tap Settings Settings icon, and then tap Email + accounts.

2 Tap Add an account > Other account.

3 Enter your email adress and password and tap next

4 Tap Internetmail and enter the following information:

Account name: choose a name for the mail account
Your name: enter your own name

Incoming e-mail server: mail.optonline.net
Accounttype: pop3
Username: email
Password: your email-password

Outgoing e-mail (SMTP) server: smtp.optonline.net
Outgoing server requires authentication: yes
Use the same credentials as for the incoming email setup.

5 Tap advanced settings, choose your download settings and tap sign in.

Question and Answer

  • I'm trying to set up my Optimum email account on my Windows phone. When I put in my password it won't save it and changes it to a 16 character password after I hit save info. When I access email account there's an Optimum error message that says "We're having a problem connecting. Try again later. Error code: 80072EFD.

    8 months ago

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