Last Updated: Nov 15, 2013
These steps help identify and resolve the underlying cause. After completing each step, test to see if the issue is fixed. If not, continue to the next step.
Be sure mobile data is enabled. Email requires a data connection to work properly.
If your LG Optimus S is still unable to connect to data, troubleshoot data connectivity.
On your LG Optimus S web browser, navigate to your email provider's website and try to sign in to your email account.
If you're unable to sign in, double-check that you entered the correct username and password.
If you recently updated your email account password, you also have to update the email settings on your LG Optimus S.
You need to enter the settings for each email account you want to view on your LG Optimus S. The instructions are different depending on the type of email account you're trying to set up.
Are you trying to set up a personal email address?
This is the most common scenario and includes all major public email providers such as Yahoo!®, Hotmail®, Gmail™, and AOL®.
If you've already tried to to set up the email address on your LG Optimus S, try removing it from your device to delete any incorrect settings.
This step doesn't delete any of your emails. It only removes the link to your account for now. Remove an email account.
Are you trying to set up a business email address via Microsoft Exchange™?
Many companies provide a Microsoft Exchange email address to their employees.
Sprint recommends that you contact your IT department for the correct setup information. You'll need your server address, domain, username, and your corporate password.
After you have this information, set up the Microsoft Exchange account.
If your Exchange account still doesn't work, contact your corporate IT department for more help.
A soft reset reconnects your LG Optimus S to the Sprint network.
Note: To optimize device performance, be sure your LG Optimus S is running the most recent device software. Check for software updates.