IMAP/POP configuration (Windows Mobile policy)

With the IMAP/POP configuration you add an IMAP or POP email account to the device.

Setting/Field

Description

Account type

The type of the email server for incoming email (either IMAP or POP).

Account name

The display name of the email account on the device.

Email address

The email address of the account.

Use the variable %_EMAILADDRESS_% to refer to the email address of the user that is assigned to the device.

User display name

The display name of the user for outgoing email.

Use the variable %_USERNAME_% to refer to the name of the user that is assigned to the device.

User name

The user name for connecting to the inbound server.

Domain

The domain part of the credentials for the inbound server (if required).

Password

The password for connecting to the inbound server (if required).

Server for incoming email

The host name (or the IP address) and the port number of the server for incoming email (inbound server).

Format: server name:port number

You don’t need to specify the port number if the standard port is used:

  • 143 (IMAP)
  • 993 (IMAP with SSL)
  • 110 (POP3)
  • 995 (POP3 with SSL)

Use SSL/TLS for incoming email

Use Secure Sockets Layer for incoming email transfer.

Server for outgoing email

The host name (or the IP address) and the port number of the server for outgoing email (outbound server).

Format: server name:port number

Use SSL/TLS for outgoing email

Use Secure Sockets Layer for outgoing email transfer.

Authentication required for outgoing connection

The outbound server requires authentication.

The same credentials as for the inbound server are used, as specified in the User name, Domain and Password fields.

Synchronization period

The time period used for synchronizing emails.

Only the emails from within the specified period are synchronized to the inbox on the managed device.

Automatic synchronization

The interval for automatic email synchronization.