Mobile Settings

On Androidmobile

  1. From the Applications menu, select Email.
  2. Type your full email address, for example hhusker2@unl.edu, and your password. 
  3. If you would like this to be your default email account on your mobile phone, check the box marked Send email from this account by default.
  4. Tap Next
  5. Select Exchange account.
  6. Enter the following account information and then tap Next.
    • Domain\Username:   Use the username@domain format, for example hhusker2@unl.edu.
    • Password:   Use the password that you use to access your account. 
    • Exchange Server:   Use the address of your Exchange server (outlook.office365.com). 
  7. As soon as your phone verifies the server settings, the options you can set up from the Account Options screen will include the following:
    • Email checking frequency   The default value is Automatic (push). When you select this option, email messages will be sent to your phone as they arrive. We recommend only selecting this option if you have an unlimited data plan.
    • Amount to synchronize    This is the amount of mail you want to keep on your mobile phone. You can choose from several length options, including One day, Three days, and One week. 
    • Notify me when email arrives   If you select this option, your mobile phone will notify you when you receive a new email message. 
    • Sync contacts from this account   If you select this option, your contacts will be synchronized between your phone and your account. 
  8. Tap Next and then enter a name for this account and the name you want displayed when you send email to others. Select Done to complete the email setup and start using your account.

On iOS

  1. If this is the first e-mail account on this iPhone, iPad, or iTouch, tap Mail
    Otherwise, tap Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Add Account
  2. Tap Microsoft Exchange
  3. Tap in the E-mail box and enter your full e-mail address (for example, hhusker2@unl.edu). 
  4. Tap in the Username box and enter your full e-mail address again. 
  5. Tap in the Password box and enter your password. 
  6. Optionally, tap in the Description box and enter a short description for the account (for example, UNL). 
  7. Tap Next on the upper right corner of the screen.
  8. Tap in the Server box and enter outlook.office365.com and then tap Next.
  9. Tap Next
  10. Choose the type of information you want to synchronize. By default, Mail, Calendar, and Contacts are all turned on. To turn off synchronization for a type of information, tap and slide the switch to OFF
  11. Tap Save
  12. If you're prompted to create a new passcode, tap Continue and enter a numeric passcode. You'll need to enter the passcode twice.

Caution:  
If you tap Close, you'll need to configure your passcode in the iPhone Settings application before you can view your information on your iPhone.

On Blackberry

BlackBerry Service: Discontinued August 26, 2016
(This is the service that runs on older model BlackBerry phones)

BlackBerry with Android System

BlackBerry 10 smartphone:

To add a Microsoft Office 365 ActiveSync account to a BlackBerry 10 smartphone:

  1. On the BlackBerry 10 smartphone, navigate to the Settings menu.
  2. Select Accounts from the list.
  3. Tap on Add Account at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Tap on Email, Calendar and Contacts option.
  5. Type in the Microsoft Office 365 email address and tap Next.
  6. Type in the Microsoft Office 365 user's password (Note: this is the password used by the Microsoft user to log in to Microsoft Office 365).
  7. Tap Finish.

To add an account via the advanced method follow the steps below:

  1. Navigate to the Settings menu.
  2. Select Accounts from the list.
  3. Tap on Add Account on the bottom of the screen.
  4. Tap on Advanced on the bottom of the screen.
  5. Select Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync.
  6. In the Username field, type the Microsoft Office 365 email address.
  7. In the Email Address field, type the Microsoft Office 365 email address.
  8. In the Server Address field, type: outlook.office365.com
  9. Tap Next.
  10. Type in the Microsoft Office 365 user's password (Note: this is the password used by the Microsoft user to log in to Microsoft Office 365).
  11. Tap Finish.
  1. On Nokia

    1. If this is the first time you’ve turned on your mobile phone, select New Mailbox from the home screen. Otherwise, start the e-mail client by selecting the Applications menu> ApplicationsMail
    2. Select Create a new mailbox to start the setup wizard.
    3. Accept the Nokia terms of service and tap Start.
    4. Select Mail for Exchange from the list of available account types. 
    5. Enter your account credentials. Select the Mail address box and enter your full e-mail address, for example, hhusker2@unl.edu. 
    6. Tap the Password box and enter your account password. 
    7. Tap the Username box and enter your user name, for example, hhusker2@unl.edu. 
    8. Tap the Domain box and enter your domain. Your domain is the part of your e-mail address that follows the at sign (@) and precedes the period, for example, unl. 
    9. Tap Next to continue. 
    10. The setup wizard will attempt to automatically set up your e-mail account. If this process can’t be completed automatically, you’ll need to enter your Exchange server name manually. Tap in the Mail for Exchange server box, enter your server name (outlook.office365.com), and select Next.
    11. Tap OK when Mail for Exchange informs you that it isn’t recommended to use multiple methods to synchronize your contacts with your phone.
    12. Choose whether you want to synchronize your Calendar, Contacts, and Tasks by selecting the appropriate options and then select Next. (Note: Tasks are called to-do notes on the mobile phone.)
    13. If there are existing contacts stored on the mobile phone, the setup wizard will ask you whether you want to keep the contacts on the phone or delete the existing contacts on the phone. Select either Keep on phone or Delete from phone. Once you’ve made this selection, synchronization will begin. It may take a few minutes for your messages, contacts, calendar, and task information to appear. 

    On Windows Phone

    1. If this is the first e-mail account you've set up on the phone, tap the E-mail tile on the phone's home screen and skip to step 4. If this is not the first e-mail account you've set up on the phone, swipe left from the home screen. 
    2. Tap Settings and then tap E-mail and Accounts
    3. Tap Add an Account and select Outlook
    4. Enter your e-mail address (e.g. hhusker2@unl.edu) and password and tap Sign In. Windows Phone will try to configure your e-mail account automatically. If configuration completes successfully, skip to step 7. 
    5. If your e-mail account can't be configured automatically, tap Advanced Setup. You'll need to enter the following information:
      1. E-mail address This is your full e-mail access, for example hhusker2@unl.edu.
      2. Password This is the password for your e-mail account.
      3. User name This is your full e-mail address, for example hhusker2@unl.edu. 
      4. Domain This is the part of your e-mail address after the @ sign, for example unl.edu. 
      5. Server Enter outlook.office365.com.
      6. Select the Server requires encrypted (SSL) connection box. 
    6. Tap Sign In.
    7. Press OK when Exchange ActiveSync asks you if you want to enforce policies on your phone. Policies let you set a password on your mobile phone and use a remote device wipe to clear all data from your mobile phone in case the phone is lost or stolen. 

    Windows 6.5 Phone

    1. Tap Start > Messaging > Setup E-mail.
    2. Enter your e-mail address and password, and then tap Next.
    3. Make sure the check box Try to get e-mail settings automatically from the Internet is selected, and then tap Next. Your mobile phone will try to get settings from the Internet automatically. If this fails, tap Next. Otherwise go to step 8.
    4. For Your e-mail provider, select Exchange server, and then tap Next twice.
    5. Enter your e-mail address (for example, hhusker2@unl.edu), and then tap Next.
    6. Tap in the Server box and enter your server name (outlook.office365.com) and then tap Next.
    7. Enter your user name and password, and then tap Next. Your user name is your complete e-mail address (for example, hhusker2@unl.edu).
    8. Select the check boxes for the types of items you want to view on your device, and then tap Finish.
    9. Tap OK when Exchange ActiveSync asks you to enforce policies on your phone. Policies let you configure a password on your mobile phone and use a remote device wipe to clear all data from your mobile phone if the phone is lost or stolen.

OWA icon  Using the Outlook Web App (OWA)

  1. Download the OWA app (not the Outlook.com app) from Google Play or iTunes store.
  2. Open the OWA app.
  3. Tap arrow continue.
  4. Enter your full email address (i.e. hhusker2@unl.edu) and password and then tap arrow sign in.
    If you are told the app “couldn’t find your settings,” tap the advanced button and complete these fields:
    advanced settings screen
    User name:  Enter your full email address (i.e. hhusker2@unl.edu).
    Server:  outlook.office365.com
  1. Check Settings

    Your mobile device may or may not automatically connect to your mail account.  Check these settings on your device.


    Login information:
    • The username is your My.UNL username with @unl.edu added to the end, as in username@unl.edu
    • The password is your My.UNL password 

    Incoming IMAP Settings:

    • Server name: outlook.office365.com
    •  Port: 993
    • Encryption method: SSL

    Outgoing SMTP Settings:

    • Server name: smtp.office365.com
    • Port: 587
    • Encryption method: TLS