[Gta04-owner] Setting up a working mail account in QtMoko v55
openmoko at maricon.de
Mon Apr 8 20:39:07 CEST 2013
thanks for the hint, but with Thunderbird sending and receiving works
fine even at first trial and with SSL/TLS encryption.
On 08.04.2013 12:08, Gabor Laszlo wrote:
> you could have picked a shittier mail provider, but not by much...
> Try setting up the account in Thunderbird first, make sure it works,
> and use those settings.
> I got it to work on GTA02/QtMoko48 with yahoo mail with minimal
> fiddling, so I'm thinking it's not the moko's fault.
> On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 12:16 AM, Sven <openmoko at maricon.de
> <mailto:openmoko at maricon.de>> wrote:
> once more I tried to set up a working mail account, this time in
> QtMoko v55. All my previous trials in previous versions failed,
> but now I want to finally get it working. So any help appreciated.
> I faithfully did the following:
> 1.) On a PC start the web interface from my German provider 1&1
> and create a new mail account "mobil at maricon.de
> <mailto:mobil at maricon.de>" especially for testing. I extra read
> their help pages. There the following is listed:
> account type server port unencrypted port TLS port SSL
> POP3 (incoming) pop.1und1.de <http://pop.1und1.de> 110 110
> IMAP (incoming) imap.1und1.de <http://imap.1und1.de> 143
> 143 993
> SMTP (outgoing) smtp.1und1.de <http://smtp.1und1.de> 25 25
> I'm not quite sure, but I think it has been mentioned that QtMoko
> cannot handle POP3 accounts. So I wanted to try IMAP.
> 2.) I called QtMoko's main menu and choosed "messages", then
> "E-Mail". Then I called the options-menu and choosed "Account
> There two accounts are already predefined: "MMS" and "Collective".
> None of them do I need, but I couldn't find any possibility to
> delete them.
> I called the options-menu again and choosed "Add account...".
> There I entered my data for a new account named "mobil". This means:
> "Incoming": Type IMAP, Username "mobil at maricon.de
> <mailto:mobil at maricon.de>", Server "imap.1und1.de
> <http://imap.1und1.de>", Port 143, Encryption None
> "Outgoing": From "mobil at maricon.de <mailto:mobil at maricon.de>",
> E-Mail "mobil at maricon.de <mailto:mobil at maricon.de>", Server
> "smtp.1und1.de <http://smtp.1und1.de>", Port 25, Encryption None
> 3.) After clicking the return arrow I get question "Account
> Modified. Do you wish to retrieve the folder structure for this
> account?". I answer "yes" and get "Retrieve failure. mobil - Error
> retrieving folders: Socket error [Host not found]".
> I also tried SSL encryption and Port 993 for incoming and TLS
> encryption for outgoing. Result is the same.
> I also can click the return arrow once more and then from
> option-menu choose "Get all mail". Result: The same "Retrieve
> 4.) After all that I tried once more to call Arora web browser and
> browse some web site. There's no problem with getting it, so it's
> definitely excluded that the connection to the internet might be
> the problem.
> Please help! I finally want be able so read and send some mail
> using QtMoko.
> Does the problem come from the unused and therefore unconfigured
> accounts "MMS" and/or "Collective"? How can I get rid of them? Or
> have I misunderstood something in how to configure the mail account?
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