Android: Email Setup

Adding a Tufts Email (Exchange) Account to Your Android Device

If you do not have a passcode set for your Android, please see Android: Passcode Setup before proceeding with email setup.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are a student (current, incoming, or transfer), or a recent graduate (class of 2016 or later), or an affiliate use the Office 365 Android mobile mail guide.

Please note that there are many different flavors of Android devices and yours may be similar, but not exactly the same.

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Menu application.
Android Exchange email setup
 
  1. From the Settings menu, scroll down to Accounts and choose Add Account.
Android Exchange email setup
 
  1. Choose Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync from the Accounts list.
Android Exchange email setup
 
  1. Enter your Tufts Exchange email address and Tufts Password. Tap Next..You may choose to send email from your Exchange account by default. If you have multiple email accounts on the device (e.g. a personal GMail account, etc.) you may choose not to select this option if your Exchange account is not the account where the majority of your email should be sent from.
Android Exchange email setup
 
  1. Enter your Tufts Username (e.g. bsmith01) after the backslash in the Domain/username box.
    • Add the domain name tufts before the backslash
    • Enter your Tufts user name (e.g. bsmith01) after the backslash.
    • Enter your Tufts password if it does not automatically populate in the box.
    • Set the Exchange server to: exchange.tufts.edu
    • Ensure the Use secure connection (SSL) box is checked.
    • Scroll down to complete the remainder of the settings on this screen.
Android Exchange email setup
 
  1. Tap Next.
Android Exchange email setup
 
  1. The following screen may be displayed. Tap OK.
Android Exchange email setup
 
  1. The following screen may be displayed. Tap OK.
Android Exchange email setup
 
  1. Select the appropriate account options for you. These are fully customizable based on your preferences. Scroll to the bottom and tap Next. .ActiveSync allows the Exchange Administrator to perform certain functions on devices that use ActiveSync to connect to Exchange Email. Although these privileges exist, no Tufts administrator will perform these functions without the express permission of the device owner.
Android Exchange email setup
 
  1. Select Activate.
Android Exchange email setup
 
  1. Your account is activated.. Press Next to begin receiving mail.
Android Exchange email setup