iPhone: Email Setup

Adding a Tufts Email (Exchange) Account to Your iPhone

If you do not have a passcode set for your iPhone, please see iPhone: 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 mobile mail guides.

Please note that each iPhone OS may have slightly different menu images.

  1. From the Home screen, tap Settings.
  1. Next, scroll down and then tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
iPhone Exchange email setup
  1. Tap Add Account. The Add Account screen appears. 
iPhone setup steps
  1. Tap Microsoft Exchange. The Add Exchange Account screen appears.
iPhone Exchange email setup
  1. Tap each item and enter the following information:
    • Email – Enter your email address. Typically, this will be firstname.lastname@tufts.edu, such as Jane.Doe@tufts.edu
    • Password – enter your Tufts Password
    • Description – this field will populate automatically with the word Exchange
iPhone Exchange email setup
  1. Tap Next. Your account is being verified. You will be asked to enter additional information, as follows:
    • Server – Enter exchange.tufts.edu
    • Domain – Enter Tufts
    • Username – Enter your Tufts Username (e.g. jsmith01)
    • Password – Enter your Tufts Password (this field may already be populated with the password you entered on the previous screen)
iPhone setup steps
  1. Tap Next. The Sync page appears.
iPhone Exchange email setup
  1. Select which items you would like to sync, and tap Save.You will receive confirmation that your account has been added.