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Email set up Nokia ASHA 201

Started by: dementiaforwardone
On: 24/05/2012 | 13:07
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by: dementiaforwardone
on: 24/05/2012 | 13:07

I transfered my SIM to a new phone yesterday and have internet, calls and SSM working fine. I recieved a text with settings from GiffGaff fine. When I go into mail in order to set up my emails it asks me to read service terms etc first and then click accept. When I do it shows as checking for mail service updates and then comes up with an exclamation mark and 'communication error, try again later'. Is this a problem with my phone do you think?

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by: lanh
on: 22/01/2013 | 00:58
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Here you go...

http://deviceguides.vodafone.ie/web/nokia-asha-201/basic-use/email-messaging/set-up-your-phone-for-w...

Remember to change all the Vodafone specific instructions to GiffGaff ones. I'm sorry I can't be more help on this one, it seems like THE most convoluted way of getting something to work. I hope that page helps.
Cheers,

Emi :-D
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by: shabbako1
on: 24/05/2012 | 13:08
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by: giffgafful
on: 24/05/2012 | 13:09

What email provider are you trying to use? Looks like the settings for that are not quite right.

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by: dementiaforwardone
on: 24/05/2012 | 13:13

Gmail. I tried the above and no change sorry

 

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by: giffgafful
on: 24/05/2012 | 13:16

dementiaforwardone wrote:

Gmail. I tried the above and no change sorry

 


Check against these:

 

http://support.google.com/mail/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=13287

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by: dementiaforwardone
on: 24/05/2012 | 13:22

Thanks but I dont know how to check against the settings. 

 

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by: giffgafful
on: 24/05/2012 | 13:33 edited: 24/05/2012 | 13:38

dementiaforwardone wrote:

Thanks but I dont know how to check against the settings. 

 


Unfortunately, I am not familiar with the phone, but here is a link to a manual for a 200 series phone:

 

http://nds1.nokia.com/phones/files/guides/Nokia_302_UG_en.pdf

 

Edit: Oops, looks like a 300 series phone, but hopefully similar.

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by: dementiaforwardone
on: 24/05/2012 | 13:38

Thanks for trying to help! Does anyone else have this model and have any ideas?

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by: giffgafful
on: 24/05/2012 | 13:47

Just an additional piece of advice:

 

A lot of Nokia phones require you to select the giffgaff APN settings as the default for all applications. This can sometimes be hidden away under Games or similar. Hope you manage to find someone with the phone, but otherwise try your manual or phone the Nokia support line or website/forums.

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by: jengaduk
on: 15/07/2012 | 17:45

did anyone ever get this sorted? i have just bought this phone and am having the exact same problems. thanks

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