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Configuring an Android Device for Franklin and Urbana Email
Type: Solution | Updated On: Sep 22, 2017 11:09 AM
Solution ID :   143
Status :   Approved

This document will assist you with configuring your Android smartphone or tablet for your Office 365 email.

Method 1 - Downloading the Outloook app:
a. Find the app in Google Play (by Microsoft Corporation) and download. 
b. Open the app and select "Office365"
c. Sign in with your university email address and password
- (Franklin staff/faculty)
- (Urbana staff/faculty) 
- (Franklin student)
- (Urbana student)
Method 2 - Using the default Mail app on your phone:
From the Applications menu, select Email. This application may be named Mail on some versions of Android.

Type your full email address

- (Franklin staff/faculty)
- (Urbana staff/faculty) 
- (Franklin student)
- (Urbana student)

Select Exchange account. This option may be named Exchange ActiveSync or Corporate on some versions of Android.

Enter the following account information and select Next.

Domain\Username: Type your full email address in this box. If Domain and Username are separate text boxes in your version of Android, leave the Domain box empty and type your full email address in the Username box.
- (Franklin staff/faculty)
- (Urbana staff/faculty) 
- (Franklin student)
- (Urbana student)

Password: Use the password that you use to access your account.

Exchange Server:

As soon as your phone verifies the server settings, the Account Options screen displays. The options available depend on the version of Android on your device. The options may include the following:

Email checking frequency: The default value is Automatic (push). When you select this option, email messages will be sent to your phone as they arrive. We recommend only selecting this option if you have an unlimited data plan.

Amount to synchronize: This is the amount of mail you want to keep on your mobile phone. You can choose from several length options, including One day, Three days, and One week.

Notify me when email arrives: If you select this option, your mobile phone will notify you when you receive a new email message.

Sync contacts from this account: If you select this option, your contacts will be synchronized between your phone and your account.

Select Next and then type a name for this account and the name you want displayed when you send e-mail to others. Select Done to complete the email setup and start using your account.

NOTE - You may need to wait ten-to-fifteen minutes after you set up your account before you can send or receive e-mail.

Keywords android,tablet, mobile
Created By Eliot Lesar Created On Mar 6, 2014 11:52 AM
Last Updated By Ted Kocher Last Updated On Sep 22, 2017 11:09 AM
Type Solution Views 2604
View Type Public Status Approved