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Set Up Email on Android Mobile Phone

To set up your email on an Android mobile phone:

  1. From the Applications menu, open Settings, Accounts, then Sync.
  2. Add Account and select Exchange ActiveSync.
  3. Enter your full email address (e.g. myusername@utrgv.edu) and password.
  4. Tap Next.
  5. Enter the following account information:
    • Domain: (Leave this field blank).
    • Domain/Username: Enter your full email address (e.g. myusername@utrgv.edu).
    • Password: Use the password that you use to access your account.
    • Exchange Server: Enter server address (mail.office365.com).
  6. Tap Next. Some devices may prompt a security acceptance notification. Accept if it applies (SSL connection, security certificate, etc.).
  7. Once your phone verifies the server settings, the available options from the Account Options screen will include the following:
    • Email Checking Frequency: The default value is Automatic. When you select this option, email messages will be sent to your phone as they arrive. We recommend this option if you have an unlimited data plan.
    • Amount to Synchronize: You can choose the amount of mail you want to keep on your mobile phone: three days, one week, two weeks, or one month.
    • Email Notification/Notify Me When Email Arrives: This option will notify you when you receive a new email message. We recommend selecting this option.
    • Sync Calendar: Your calendar will be synchronized between your phone and your account.
    • Sync Contacts: Your contacts will be synchronized between your phone and your account.
  8. Tap Next. You have the option to enter an account name to identify this account on your Android phone  (e.g. myusername@utrgv.edu).
  9. Tap Done. Email setup is complete. You can start using your account with the email application on your Android phone.

To learn more about this service, visit the Email service page.