Setting up non-gmail email accounts on an S6, how can I do this?

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Setting up non-gmail email accounts on an S6

About 2 years ago I asked how to setup a non-gmail email account on my S4 - I never had a reply so assumed that it was just not possible so never used email on that phone. I now have an S6 and the only way I can get my emails at present is to go onto the domain webmail page and use that. It's very incovenient. I used to have a BlackBerry and that was brilliant for emails working rather like Outlook on a PC.

Can anyone tell me if it is possible to collect my emails from a non-gmail source and send via my S6 with my usual email address.
 

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Open up your native email client,press the more button then settings then the + symbol on the add account! Then add your other email account.
This also works with the gmail app and the outlook app as well

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If you end up not being happy with any of the stock apps Maildroid is a nice alternative too.

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Re: Setting up non-gmail email accounts on an S6

Open up your native email client,press the more button then settings then the + symbol on the add account! Then add your other email account.
This also works with the gmail app and the outlook app as well

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Please excuse my ignorance but I'm no idea what a "native email client" is!
Is that the Sumsung system - email icon - that comes with the phone? If so, - when I click on it, it goes straight to "Set up email" - there is no "more" button, and when I follow the "Select existing account" and follow the instructions it finally comes up with "setup could not finish. Authentication failed" although I've selected exactly the same settings as I have with Outlook on my PC which collects emails successfully.

If "Your native client" means the webmail site where my emails are located which I reach via the "internet" icon, I can select "more" and then "settings" but my choices then are internet ones like "homepage" and "default search engine" so I presume this is the wrong place.
 

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Please excuse my ignorance but I'm no idea what a "native email client" is!
Is that the Sumsung system - email icon - that comes with the phone? If so, - when I click on it, it goes straight to "Set up email" - there is no "more" button, and when I follow the "Select existing account" and follow the instructions it finally comes up with "setup could not finish. Authentication failed" although I've selected exactly the same settings as I have with Outlook on my PC which collects emails successfully.

If "Your native client" means the webmail site where my emails are located which I reach via the "internet" icon, I can select "more" and then "settings" but my choices then are internet ones like "homepage" and "default search engine" so I presume this is the wrong place.

Yes it is the std samsung email"icon". Instead of selecting existing email account, full on the details below the option for existing. It will take you through the setup steps
 

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Yes it is the std samsung email"icon". Instead of selecting existing email account, full on the details below the option for existing. It will take you through the setup steps

You may have to do this on data and not WiFi. There used to be a bug that stopped some provider accounts from going thru over WiFi. Also if it's an odd provider, not aol, gmail, or Yahoo you may have to set it up manually, roadrunner was one that was this way. You can Google email setup Android and the provider name and step by step inductions should popup if you can't get it to go automatically.

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