How to Set Up Xtra Email for the First Time
Use the Spark Broadband Assistant to automatically set up your xtra email account on your computer.
Click on one of the tabs below for manual instructions.
If you already have your Xtra email set up and just need to check the settings, see Xtra or Domain Email Settings for more information.
Want to sign up for a new email @xtra.co.nz email address? Check out Setup your Xtra email.
Select your email application below, then use the appropriate settings on the Email Settings tab to complete the setup.
If you have an email address other than firstname.lastname@example.org (e.g. email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org) and want to send your emails using Spark's outgoing server, follow the instructions for Set Up a Third Party Email.
Not sure of the email application you are using?
Check the icon you click on to open it. The name should be displayed there. If your email application is not listed below, information should be available on its' website.
Choose from the list below the make and select the model of your phone.
Not sure what make and model your phone is?
Check your Mobile Phone Userguide to find out what your make and model is.
|Blackberry||Bold 9000, Curve 9300, Curve 9360, Torch 9800|
|HTC||Sensation, Snap, Touch 2, Touch Pro2, Wildfire|
|LG||C900K, GC900F, GM310F, GR500F, GU290F, GW620, P500 Optimus One|
|Motorola||Backflip MB300, Defy, Defy XT, Defy Mini, Flipout MB511, Fire, Milestone, Xoom|
|Nokia||2730, 3710 Fold, 5230, 6700, 6720, C2-01, C5-00, C5-03, E5-00, E71, E72, E75|
|Palm||Palm Treo Pro|
|Samsung||C5220, F480, Galaxy 550 (i5503T), Galaxy Ace 2, Galaxy S i9000T, Galaxy S II, Galaxy SIII, GT-E3210B, S3370B Acton, S5510T, S5511, S5603T, S6700, S8300|
|Sony Ericsson||J108a, C510, Naite J105a, Satio U1a, Vivaz U5a, W508a, W705a, W995a, Xperia Active, Xperia Play, Xperia X10 U20a Mini Pro, Xperia X10a|
|Telecom||Huawei X1, R22, R100, R101, R109, R54, R1, R90, U3100, V9 Tablet|
Webmail (View Online)
You can view your emails online by browsing the Yahoo Xtra website.
If you have an xtra email account you have unlimited mail storage, you can send and receive emails up to 25MB.
Using Webmail for the first time?
Register your xtra email account so you can start using all the features of Webmail.
Spark Email Settings
POP3 email settings with SSL
These are the standard settings used by most mail clients. Note that Windows 8 Mail does not support POP3.
Incoming Mail Server: pop3.xtra.co.nz
Outgoing mail server: send.xtra.co.nz
IMAP email settings
If you wish to use IMAP settings, you may use the settings below. However, we recommend using webmail or the standard POP3 settings above. We are not able to provide any IMAP support beyond providing the basic settings.
Incoming Mail Server: imap.mail.yahoo.com
Outgoing mail server: smtp.mail.yahoo.com