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 The recommended way is to have the phone connect directly to VPOP3 for sending/​receiving email. To do this, you need to do three things: The recommended way is to have the phone connect directly to VPOP3 for sending/​receiving email. To do this, you need to do three things:
  
-  * Configure your router/​firewall to allow incoming connections to VPOP3 on TCP ports 25 and either 110 (VPOP3 ​Standard) or 143 (VPOP3 Enterprise)+  * Configure your router/​firewall to allow incoming connections to VPOP3 on TCP ports 25 and either 110 (VPOP3 ​Basic) or 143 (VPOP3 Enterprise)
   * [[allow_remote_access_to_vpop3_mailboxes#​vpop3_configuration|Configure VPOP3 to allow access from the Internet]]   * [[allow_remote_access_to_vpop3_mailboxes#​vpop3_configuration|Configure VPOP3 to allow access from the Internet]]
   * Configure the mobile phone'​s email client software to connect to VPOP3 (on either your office'​s static IP address, or using a Dynamic DNS address linked to your office'​s dynamic IP address)   * Configure the mobile phone'​s email client software to connect to VPOP3 (on either your office'​s static IP address, or using a Dynamic DNS address linked to your office'​s dynamic IP address)
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 Doing this is wonderfully easy if you use [[http://​www.pscs.co.uk/​products/​vpop3/​enterprise.php|VPOP3 Enterprise]],​ and use IMAP for collecting your email on your phone and your desktop PC(s) - it will also synchronise between multiple PCs (eg at home and at the office). Once you have done this, you don't need to do anything fancy to synchronise the various email clients - the IMAP4 software will do it all for you. Doing this is wonderfully easy if you use [[http://​www.pscs.co.uk/​products/​vpop3/​enterprise.php|VPOP3 Enterprise]],​ and use IMAP for collecting your email on your phone and your desktop PC(s) - it will also synchronise between multiple PCs (eg at home and at the office). Once you have done this, you don't need to do anything fancy to synchronise the various email clients - the IMAP4 software will do it all for you.
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 +Also, with VPOP3 Enterprise and IMAP4, the mobile phone email client will typically only download attachments if the user specifically requests them, otherwise it will just retrieve the message header list first of all, then the message text when the user views a message, so it will save a lot of time and bandwidth allowance rather than using POP3 collection, where the whole message has to be downloaded.
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 +=====Specific Instructions=====
 +  * [[iPhone]]
 +  * [[Android - stock client]]
 +  * [[Android - MailDroid]]
 +  * [[Android - K9 Mail]]
 +  * [[Blackberry]]
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