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


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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