As a free email, Hotmail is very popular used. Most of us should have a Hotmail account. And with the flourish using of smart phones, you can access emails anywhere on the go. We have been used to check emails with phone devices other than computer because it is much more convenient. Especially when most of the smartphones make it possible for us to read the received email attachments in all kinds of formats, not only picture files, but also office documents, like Excel, Word. Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime is one of the smart phones that own this function. Thus, for those who use Hotmail account for working, adding Hotmail account to Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime will make their work outside of the office more feasible and easier. If you are using other Samsung Galaxy phone models, such as Samsung Galaxy S4, S5, S6, Galaxy Note, Galaxy tab, the process of adding Hotmail account is similar. You can also refer to this guide to set up Hotmail account on Samsung mobile phones for more details.
How to add Hotmail account to Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime?
Want to set up Hotmail account on Samsung mobile phone now? Follow below steps and pictures, we will get it done easily.
Step 1. Open SETTINGS on the device, scroll down and find the ADD ACCOUNTS under the ACCOUNTS section.
Step 2. Tap EMAIL from the ‘Add account screen‘ on Samsung Galaxy phone.
Step 3. Now the ‘Email accounts‘ screen opens. Input Hotmail email account and password, click NEXT to proceed. Make sure to enter in your full email account address, like firstname.lastname@example.org. Touch the ‘Show password’ option if need, so you can verify the password. On this screen, you also have the option to set Hotmail account as the default account for sending email on Samsung Galaxy phone.
Step 4. After the account credentials verification and authentication, you will be taken to another screen.
Follow the instruction to set the account options according to your own requests. The options includes Period to sync Email, Sync Schedule, Peak Schedule, Email retrieval size, Period to sync calendar, Set this email as the default for sending emails, Notify me when email arrives, Sync email, Sync contacts, Sync calendar, Sync task.
For example, Period to sync Email means which period of previous emails you would like to retrieve from mail server to the device. Sync Schedule refers to how often you want the device to sync with the mail server. Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime is a mobile phone with Exchange-enabled. Hotmail will be set up as Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync account on your phone, to sync your email, Contacts, Calendar and Task information between your phone and mail account. The Mail app on Samsung Galaxy phone can automatically configure the Hotmail Exchange ActiveSync settings for you, so you do not need to manually input them, such as the Exchange ActiveSync server address, Exchange ActiveSync TLS/SSL encryption, fold sync settings, period to sync, security and encryption settings. Click NEXT to proceed to the last step for adding Hotmail to Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime mobile phone.
Step 5. Give a name to this Hotmail account, and then click DONE. By now, the Hotmail account is well set up and you can run the Email app on your Samsung Galaxy phone to receive and send emails.
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Except Samsung mobile, Hotmail can also be set up on many other devices such as iPhone, iPad, LG, Moto, Nexus, Lenovo, HTC, Sony, Huawei, Xiaomi, Oneplus, etc. Apple users can refer to this tutorial to add Hotmail account to iPhone and this guide to set up Hotmail on iPad.