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10 Key Settings of Bigpond Email for Android Device

by Bigpond Email Support Bigpond Email Technical Support

If you wish to setup the Telstra Email on your android device, you can take help from our troubleshooting process that can help you transit seamlessly. From setting up your email to getting you remote access and effortlessly sending and receiving emails on Bigpond, our experts can help you with everything.

In case, you would like to go for the manual setup of Telstra Bigpond Email, you must have detailed knowledge of the Servers, their names, port numbers and which configuration you must choose, POP or IMAP etc.

However, IMAP and POP both sort of configurations, let you download emails to your phone, computer or tablet. The only difference between these account configurations is that in IMAP, you can sync emails and store them on webmail server, so if you access your emails from anywhere, or make changes to them, the changes will be updated to each device you’re logged in with the same account.

Whereas, in POP, you won’t be able to sync emails and store them on the server. So, if you make changes to your Bigpond email account in any device, they won’t reflect in any other device.

But if you’re using your Bigpond Email on POP account and wish to switch from POP to IMAP, there are high chances that your data with POP account might be lost.

To prevent this data loss, first login to the Webmail and recreate them before you switch. 

Bigpond Email Settings on Android Device

Step 1 – First of all, open Gmail app in your android device.

Step 2 – Now go to menu and click on settings, then tap on ‘Add Account’ option.

Step 3 – You will get various options to Setup Email. Choose the option to ‘Other’.

Step 4 – Now, here, you have to enter your Telstra Bigpond Email Address and once you are done with it, choose Manual Setup option.

Step 5 – Here, select the POP Account for which you will need to enter following details on incoming server settings screen – Username, Password, POP Server (mail.bigpond.com), Security Type (SSL) and Port (995).

Step 6 – After entering all details, click on Next button.

Step 7 – Now, this is the time to enter the required details on outgoing server settings screen – SMTP Server (mail.bigpond.com), Port (465 or 587) and Security Type (SSL).

Step 8 – Once again, click on the Next button.

Step 9 – Here, you can choose the Email Sync frequency as per your convenience.

Step 10 – Now choose an account name and click done.


So, this is how you can setup Bigpond Email on your Android Device. But if the steps don’t work well for you, give us a call on 1-800-849-315


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