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If you are having difficulty configuring your email we suggest that you contact your service provider with the information presented in this article. Given the many variations of Android, our documentation cannot address all situations. Your service provider will be of the best assistance.
 
If you are having difficulty configuring your email we suggest that you contact your service provider with the information presented in this article. Given the many variations of Android, our documentation cannot address all situations. Your service provider will be of the best assistance.
 
==Students==
 
==Students==
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'''Student emails can now be configured with
 
'''Please note, many students had their email configured for POP. With this change, you should use Microsoft Exchange/Activesync/Corporate as the email account type.'''
 
'''Please note, many students had their email configured for POP. With this change, you should use Microsoft Exchange/Activesync/Corporate as the email account type.'''
  
# From the Applications menu, select Email. This application may be named Mail on some versions of Android.
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# From the Applications menu, select your device's email app. This application may be named Mail on some versions of Android. You can also use the Gmail app.  
# Type your full email address, for example sarah@student.wpunj.edu, and your password, and then select Next.
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# Type your full email address, for example smithj1@student.wpunj.edu, and your password, and then select Next.
 
# Select Exchange as the account type. This option may be named Exchange ActiveSync on some versions of Android.
 
# Select Exchange as the account type. This option may be named Exchange ActiveSync on some versions of Android.
# Enter the following account information and select Next.
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# Your account should automatically connect. If it doesn't connect, tap Manual Setup and follow the instructions below..
## 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.
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## On some versions of Android, you must use the domain\username format. For example, if your email address is sarah@student.wpunj.edu, type outlook.office365.com\sarah@student.wpunj.edu. Your username is your full email address.
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Manual Email Settings
## Use the password that you use to access your account.
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## Select Exchange from the options menu.  
## Use the address of your Exchange server: '''outlook.office365.com'''
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## Email Address: Type your full email address (ex: smithj1@student.wpunj.edu)
#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.
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## Domain\Username: On some versions of Android, you must use the domain\username format. For example, if your email address is smithj1@student.wpunj.edu, type outlook.office365.com\smithj1@student.wpunj.edu.  
## You may need to wait ten-to-fifteen minutes after you set up your account before you can send or receive e-mail.
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### 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.
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## For password, type your WPU account password.  
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## Exchange server: '''outlook.office365.com'''
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#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. You must accept the permissions of the email account for it to work.  
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## Your email will start to load. You may have to wait a few minutes before you can send email from this account.
  
 
==Faculty and Staff==
 
==Faculty and Staff==

Revision as of 15:03, 30 October 2017

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To setup email on your Android smartphone please use the following information. These instructions may differ from phone to phone because of the different versions of Android available and the way different carriers implement email clients.

If you are having difficulty configuring your email we suggest that you contact your service provider with the information presented in this article. Given the many variations of Android, our documentation cannot address all situations. Your service provider will be of the best assistance.

Students

Student emails can now be configured with Please note, many students had their email configured for POP. With this change, you should use Microsoft Exchange/Activesync/Corporate as the email account type.

  1. From the Applications menu, select your device's email app. This application may be named Mail on some versions of Android. You can also use the Gmail app.
  2. Type your full email address, for example smithj1@student.wpunj.edu, and your password, and then select Next.
  3. Select Exchange as the account type. This option may be named Exchange ActiveSync on some versions of Android.
  4. Your account should automatically connect. If it doesn't connect, tap Manual Setup and follow the instructions below..

Manual Email Settings

    1. Select Exchange from the options menu.
    2. Email Address: Type your full email address (ex: smithj1@student.wpunj.edu)
    3. Domain\Username: On some versions of Android, you must use the domain\username format. For example, if your email address is smithj1@student.wpunj.edu, type outlook.office365.com\smithj1@student.wpunj.edu.
      1. 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.
    4. For password, type your WPU account password.
    5. Exchange server: outlook.office365.com
  1. 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. You must accept the permissions of the email account for it to work.
    1. Your email will start to load. You may have to wait a few minutes before you can send email from this account.

Faculty and Staff

  1. From the Applications menu, select Email. This application may be named Mail on some versions of Android.
  2. Type your full email address, for example user@wpunj.edu, and your password, and then select Next.
  3. Select Exchange account. This option may be named Exchange ActiveSync on some versions of Android.
  4. enter domain. WPC
  5. Enter your username and domain. On some versions of Android, this information will be in the same box and must be entered as wpc\user.
  6. Enter your password in the appropriate box.
  7. Enter the server as msync.wpunj.edu.

Depending on your phone, you may have to accept security settings when it first connects to the Exchange Server. You must press Activate or Allow.