Android

Popular Method

Use phone/tablet settings

  1. Tap Settings > Accounts > Add account > Email.
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  2. Choose email.
  3. Type your full email address, for example jsmith@lamar.edu, type your password, and then tap Next.
  4. Select the Microsoft active sync.
  5. Once the device verifies the server settings, the Account Options page opens. Accept the defaults or select the options for how you want to receive and send your mail, and then tap Next. (You may need to scroll down to see Next.)
  6. On the Set up email page you can change the name of your account. When you're finished tap Next or Done.

If you synced your calendar and contacts in step 5 you can go to those apps on your phone to view any items that might be there.  It might take a few minutes for everything to sync.

If your device can't connect, make sure you typed your email address and password correctly and try again. If you still can't connect try setting it up manually. 

Other Methods

Outlook App for Android

Note - Outlook for Android requires a device running Android 4.0 or later.

  1. Download the Outlook for Android app from the Google Play store.  Open the Outlook app, choose settings then Add An Account.
  2. Tap Office 365.

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  1. Enter your full email address, for example jsmith@lamar.edu, type your password, and then tap Sign in.

    Outlook for Android then starts syncing the account.
  2. To view your calendar, files, or contacts from the app, tap More More_Icon  .


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Exchange using manual settings

  1. Tap Settings > Accounts > Add account > Email.

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  1. Type your full email address, for example jsmith@lamar.edu, type your password.
  2. Select Manual Setup.
  3. Select Exchange server settings.
  4. Review the settings on the Microsoft Exchange Active Sync page and update if necessary with the following values:
    • Email - Make sure your full email address is in this box, for example, jsmith@lamar.edu.
    • Domain\Username - Type your full email address in this box, for example, jsmith@lamar.edu.
    • Password - Type in your password.
    • Exchange Server - outlook.office365.com.
    • Make sure the Use secure connections (SSL) box is checked.


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  1. Tap Next.
  2. Accept the defaults or make changes for how you want your account to sync on your device. When you're finished, swipe to the bottom and tap Next.
  3. On the Set up email page you can change the name of your account. When you're finished tap Next.

If you synced your calendar and contacts in step 7 you can go to those apps on your phone to view any items that might be there. If you synced tasks as well, you should see them in the calendar app on your device. It might take a few minutes for everything to sync.

IMAP using Outlook App

If you're setting up an IMAP account you can use Outlook for Android

Note   Outlook for Android requires a device running Android 4.0 or later.

By using the Outlook for Android you can access your email, calendar, and contacts from within the app rather than having to check separate apps.

  1. Download the Outlook for Android app from the Google Play store if you haven't installed it yet.  

    If you already have it installed, open it and then depending on your device, tap the navigation control at the bottom of your Android, or tap More > Settings > Add Account.
  2. Tap IMAP.

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  3. Type your display name, full email address, for example jsmith@lamar.edu, your password, and then tap Next. Outlook for Android then starts syncing the account.

IMAP using phone/tablet settings

Note:  If you're setting up an IMAP account only your email will sync to your device. Any calendar and contacts associated with that account remains stored on your local computer.

  1. Tap Settings > AccountAdd account > Email.
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  2. Type your full email address, for example jsmith@lamar.edu, and your password, and then select Manual.
  3. Depending on the type of account you're setting up, select IMAP.

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  4. On the Incoming server settings page, check that your email address is correct and add the following:

Domain\Username - Type your full email address in this box, for example, jsmith@lamar.edu. 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.

    • Password - Use the password that you use to access your account.
    • IMAP Server - Type your incoming server name: outlook.office365.com.
    • Security type - SSL.
    • Port number - Type your port number: 993. Tap Next.


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On the Outgoing server settings page, add the following:

    • SMTP server - Type your outgoing mail server name: smtp.office365.com.
    • Security type - TLS
    • Port number - Type your port number: 587. Tap Next.


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  1. Review account settings.
  2. Tap Next.
  3. In Account name type a name for this account and the name you want displayed when you send e-mail to others.
  4. Tap Next.

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