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How to Set Up Zoho Mail as a Push Email Account in Windows Phone Mail

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You set up your email inbox to contain only the messages that are crucial to read. Now, how about getting these emails on the road and go — and just about instantly?

With Zoho Mail's Exchange ActiveSync interface, you can add that inbox (and other folders) to Windows Phone 8 Mail in automatically synchronizing a fashion with push notifications to boot at almost the instant an email arrives.

Set Up Zoho Mail as a Push Email Account in Windows Phone Mail

To add a Zoho Mail account to Windows Phone Mail with push notification (and download) of new messages as well as, optionally, calendar and contact synchronization:

  • Swipe to the left for the list of apps.
  • Select Settings.
  • Make sure you are on the system tab.
  • Choose email+accounts.
  • Tap add an account.
  • Select Outlook under ADD AN ACCOUNT.
  • Type your Zoho Mail address under Email address.
  • Enter your Zoho Mail password under Password.
  • Tap sign in.
  • Tap sign in again.
  • Now tap Advanced.
  • Enter "msync.zoho.com" (not including the quotation marks) under Server.
  • Tap show all settings
  • Make sure Server requires encrypted (SSL) connection is checked.
  • Tap sign in once more.

(Updated March 2013)

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