Accessing Nokia OVI Mail from Outlook Express

Do you ever see those left banner right up on NOKIA Indonesia website? It’s a door prize offered to anyone who use free OVI email service. This time NOKIA would like to introduce this latest service and – anyway - the promotion looks great since the lottery will be drawing in every month from August to December 2009 with pretty fair rewards. Just check it out the requisite and follow the instruction to register and signing up to OVI. Once you have been registered to OVI, your mail will be available.

Especially to whom has preferred email address, accessing OVI mail as your secondary mail from browser is unusual behavior, unless you have this as your primary email. But if you has multiple mail addresses and already manage it with mail client such as Outlook Express, checking out inbox will be much simpler. This article will explain on how to setting up OVI mail within Outlook Express so that you can retrieve and sending mail from it without need to open the mail from browser.

Create new account from Outlook Express and give with your name. Also fill with complete email address on address name column with

Select IMAP (OVI doesn’t support POP3) and type as incoming mail server. Whereas the Outgoing mail server is Don’t forget to set the authentication for the outgoing mail server.

Note that both of incoming and outgoing mail server is using SSL port. So, make sure that you have to fill the port number with 993 for IMAP incoming and 465 for outgoing.

Ok, that’s it. It’s enough for the configuration & now is the time to make a trial. Go for icon Send and Receive All from Outlook Express & select the appropriate link for your OVI client name. If the synchronization is going well, make a turn to try sending a mail.

In my first attempt, the retrieval & sending test is success with above configuration. Please make a try & comment here.

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  1. Anonymous Anonymous said,

    Sunday, January 17, 2010 2:50:00 PM

    thank you very much

    Its works

  2. Anonymous Anonymous said,

    Friday, January 22, 2010 10:52:00 AM

    Thank's alot mr. eko, it's work..

  3. Blogger Eko Wahyudiharto said,

    Friday, January 22, 2010 10:38:00 PM

    Thanks for comments... Anyone else have failed with this? Or anyone has succeed to configure it on a cell-phone? Please let us know...

  4. Anonymous Anonymous said,

    Monday, February 08, 2010 2:50:00 AM

    hey friend i was able configure my ovi mail account but i could only recieve mails and it hangs up with some error when i try to send mails with ovi mail from outlook express. i am already using outlook 2007 for gmail and windows live for hotmail. please lemme know the solution on

  5. Blogger Eko Wahyudiharto said,

    Tuesday, February 09, 2010 6:27:00 AM

    @Jayu: You probably miss some settings on your outgoing mail configuration:

    1. outgoing:
    2. set the authentication
    3. use port 465

    ps: Watch out for your firewall setting also

    That's it...

  6. Blogger kBank said,

    Tuesday, May 18, 2010 5:04:00 PM

    Dears, not successful at all!

    Error Code: 800ccc0d is returned when it tries to connect to imap folders.

    Can any one provide help at

  7. Blogger Eko Wahyudiharto said,

    Tuesday, May 18, 2010 10:10:00 PM

    @kBank: What version of email client & OS do you have?

  8. Anonymous Anonymous said,

    Monday, May 31, 2010 5:16:00 PM

    Pablo - from Brazil

    Thanks a lot! (muito obrigado!)

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    Tuesday, November 16, 2010 3:54:00 AM

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  10. Blogger Rav said,

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010 5:19:00 PM

    hey Eko,

    i've tried these config as you posted but doesn't work... same erro code as of "kBank"... could you pls help


  11. Anonymous Anonymous said,

    Sunday, December 19, 2010 3:07:00 PM

    Never face that severe...
    It might be problem from Ovi's mail server.

  12. Blogger Sofiya Smith said,

    Thursday, October 26, 2017 4:48:00 PM

    Thanks for good information from this team.....


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