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Topic # 7555 23-Apr-2006 22:19
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Gmail for Mobile is very easy to setup.

Below are the following settings required for Gmail.


1st step is to enable POP in settings of your gmail account- VERY IMPORTANT
incoming server= pop.gmail.com
outgoing server= smtp.gmail.com

Incoming port= 995

Outcoming port= 465

Encryption= TSL incoming and outgoing
email address= username incliding @gmail.com

With Sony Ericsson phones the security certificates need to be downloaded to phone via http:/ as the standard certs. dont grant access.

The only issue i have is that some SOny ericsson phones require a domain name after encryption and i am not sure of this entry, so Maybe if anyone can add that than this would complete the gmail on your mobile using the email client on your phone instead of the tiresome WAP function.

Good luck and enjoy




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  Reply # 33744 23-Apr-2006 22:39
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Interesting, have you tried the gmail mobile page (m.gmail.com) from your phones browser? 

According to this page gmail doesn't support downloading headers only so it could be quite slow/costly using POP.





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  Reply # 33754 24-Apr-2006 09:16
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I use the gmail mobile page from my HTC Harrier - its a very nice interface, and very light/quick.







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  Reply # 33759 24-Apr-2006 10:42
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Gmail also supports ATOM RSS but not sure if there's a mobile app that can be tweaked to work with it.




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Reply # 33802 24-Apr-2006 19:59
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I use gmail POP/SMTP-TLS via my Apache messaging client - works great plus no plain view passwords.




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