Learn how to add email accounts and manage messages on the Motorola Moto X.

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Account

Add an email account manually

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

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under Accounts tap Add account.
  4. Tap Email.
  5. Enter the Username and Password and tap Manual setup.
  6. Enter in the information for the following fields:
    • POP3/IMAP Account
    • Server type
    • Incoming server
    • Incoming port
    • Use secure server
    • Verify certificate
    • Outgoing server
    • Outgoing port
    • User secure server
    • Verify certificate
  7. Tap Done.
  8. Enter a name for the account and tap Next.

Add a Gmail account

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

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Gmail.
  3. Enter your Username and Password.

Delete an email account

To delete an email account, follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under Accounts tap the account you wish to remove.
  4. Tap Menu.
  5. Tap Remove account.
  6. Tap Ok.

Inbox

Incoming email notification

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

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Email or Gmail.
  3. Tap Menu.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Tap the account you want to modify.
  6. Tap Inbox sound & vibrate.
  7. Tap Sound and select the tone.

Message

Attach a file and send an email

To attach files to email messages, follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Email or Gmail.
  3. Tap Menu.
  4. Tap Attach.
  5. Locate the file you are sending.
  6. Tap Done.
  7. Compose the rest of the message.
  8. Tap Send.

Delete emails

To delete email messages, follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Email or Gmail.
  3. Locate the email you want to delete.
  4. Tap Menu.
  5. Tap Delete.
  6. Tap Ok.
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