Nokia Asha 500 Dual SIM - How do I reduce the data cost when using the Mail app on my Nokia Asha phone?

To minimize your data cost, you should set the email sync to Manual. To do this, perform the following steps:

  1. Go to Home screen.
  2. Select Account.
  3. Select mailbox (email provider).
  4. Select Update Inbox (or Schedule sync > Update Inbox)
  5. Change to update inbox Manually.

To disable background sync select Settings > Background apps > MailNo Updates or Wi-Fi only.

Note:  To minimize the data cost, you can also use the wireless network (Wi-Fi) to retrieve emails whenever possible.