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DROID X - MSN Email

How can I setup MSN Email on my DROID X?

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Setup MSN on your DROID

 

To setup MSN on your DROID X once you have already set-up your handset, follow directions below.  If you are adding MSN account during your handset's initial startup, skip down to Set-up account menu (Instruction #3).

  1. Open Applications tray, touch My Accounts
  2. Select Add Account
  3. You will be at the Set-Up accounts menu with several other social network icons.
  4. Select Email  icon
  5. Enter your full MSN email address, including "@msn.com" domain name in all lower case.
  6. Enter MSN password.
  7. Leave Automatically configure account checked. 
  8. Tap on Next. Handset will connect to your email server and state "Success!" if account was set-up correctly.

Your account is now set-up.  Please test sending and receiving an email.

  • If you are having issues sending email from MSN after set-up, edit the MSN account Outgoing server settings, uncheck Use secure server and change the outgoing port from 25 to 587. (Use 587 for sending/outgoing settings with Wi-Fi ) 
  • You should be able to send MSN email on port 25 if you are not on Wi-Fi .

 

During the connection, you may be asked to complete a manual set-up if your email provider is not recognized, your email address/password is incorrect, or if your email provider has restrictions on mobile email set-up. Please check with your email provider to obtain all the information above. You will need your POP3 or IMAP port and server settings to complete a Manual set-up. If you have this information ready, proceed to next section regarding Manual setup.

If prompted for manual setup, touch Manual setup. You can also get into manual setup by unchecking Automatically configure account after you entered your email address and password. 

  1. Touch General Settings, confirm information in all General Settings fields are correct. Make any necessary changes, then select OK to exit this menu. 
  2. Touch Incoming Server.
  3. Select POP Mail Server
  4. Enter POP3 serverpop3.live.com
  5. Activate check on Use Secure connection and Verify Certificate
  6. Enter Port 995
  7. Enter / Confirm your Username (complete email address including the @msn.com)
  8. Enter / Confirm your MSN Password
  9. Tap on OK
  10. Select Outgoing Server
  11. Enter SMTP server - smtp.live.com
  12. Do not check Use Secure connection, but check Verify Certificate 
  13. Enter Port - 587 (or 25 when Non-Wi-Fi)
  14. Enter or just confirm your Username (complete email address including the @msn.com) if already displayed
  15. Enter or just confirm your MSN Password if already displayed.
  16. Tap on OK
  17. Tap on Other Settings
  18. Select date range of mail to be kept on handset. (1 week old, 2 weeks, 1 month, 2 months, Never Delete Messages)
  19. Tap on OK
  20. Tap on OK again to submit MSN set-up.

Your account is now set-up.  Please test sending and receiving an email.

  • If you are having issues sending email from MSN after set-up, edit the MSN account Outgoing server settings, uncheck Use secure server and change the outgoing port from 25 to 587
  • You should be able to send MSN email on port 25 if you are not on Wi-Fi. If you are using Wi-Fi, use outgoing port 587.
  • If the above settings do not work try the replacing the fields below:

    • Incoming POP3 server: pop3.email.msn.com

    • Incoming Port: 110

    • Outging SMTP server: smtp.email.msn.com

    • Outgoing Port: 25

 

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