Last Updated: Dec 21, 2012
This article helps troubleshoot email issues on your Motorola PHOTON 4G.
You may have email issues if you're unable to:
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 Motorola PHOTON 4G is still unable to connect to data, troubleshoot data connectivity.
On your Motorola PHOTON 4G 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 Motorola PHOTON 4G.
Be sure that you've entered the exact settings for each email account you want to access on your Motorola PHOTON 4G. The instructions are different depending on the type of email account you're trying to set up.
This is the most common scenario and includes all major public email providers such as Yahoo!®, Hotmail®, Gmail™, and AOL®.
This step doesn't delete any of your emails. It only removes the link to your account for now. Remove an email account.
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 Motorola PHOTON 4G to the Sprint network.
Note: To optimize device performance, be sure your Motorola PHOTON 4G is running the most recent device software. Check for software updates.