Setup Mobile Apps and Email

Set up Office apps and email on a mobile device

Visit Microsoft's webpage if you have a different device. You can also contact your local tech support or the Computer Help Center.

Android icon Android

 Outlook app  Outlook App Icon

  1. Download Outlook for Android and then open the app. 
  2. Tap Get Started if it's your first time.
  3. Enter your full MyUNL email address (e.g. hhusker2@unl.edu), then tap Continue.
  4. Enter your MyUNL password and tap Sign In or Next.
  5. Outlook may request permission to access your calendar, contacts, etc. Tap Yes or Allow.

Office apps

  1. Download the app for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and/or OneNote  from the Google Play Store.
  2. Tap any Office app to launch it.
  3. Enter your full MyUNL email address and tap the arrow.
  4. Enter your MyUNL password and then tap Sign in.
  5. Tap Start using... to get started with the app.
  6. To add another account, tap Open (or Open other documents if you're on a tablet) > Add a place

    If you are using OneNote, tap Settings > Accounts.
  7. Choose the cloud service you want to add, such as Box.

Apple icon iOS

Outlook App Icon Outlook app

  1. Download Microsoft Outlook  and then open the app. 
  2. Tap Get Started if it's your first time.
  3. Enter your full MyUNL email address (e.g. hhusker2@unl.edu), then tap Add Account.
  4. Enter your MyUNL password and tap Sign In.
  5. Tap Yes or Allow to give Outlook permission to sync calendar, contacts, etc.

Office apps

  1. Download the app for WordExcelPowerPoint and/or OneNote from the iTunes Store.
  2. Tap any Office app to launch it.
  3. Tap Sign in and enter your full MyUNL email address and tap Next.
  4. Enter your MyUNL password and then tap Sign in.
  5. Tap Turn on Notifications to enable alerts or Not Now to opt out.
  6. Tap Create and Edit to start working on your documents.
  7. To add another account, tap Account > Add a service.  

    If you are using OneNote, tap Settings > Accounts.
  8. Choose the cloud service you want to add, such as Box.

iOS Mail

  1. Go to your iPhone or iPad's Settings > scroll down and tap Accounts & Passwords > Add Account.
  2. Select Exchange.
  3. Enter your full MyUNL email (e.g. hhusker2@unl.edu) address and a description of your account. Tap Next.
  4. Tap Sign In.
  5. Enter your MyUNL password. Tap Sign in or Next.
  6. The Mail app may request certain permissions. Tap Accept.
  7. Choose the services you want to sync with your iOS device and tap Save

Windows icon Windows Phone

Mail app for Windows 10

If you log on to Windows 10 using your MyUNL email, that account is added to the Mail and Calendar apps. 

  1. Open the Mail app by clicking the Windows Start menu and choosing Mail
  2. If this is the first time you've opened the Mail app, you’ll see a Welcome page. Select Add account to get started. 
  3. If you've used the Mail app before, at the bottom of the left navigation pane, select Settings  icon , and then choose Manage Accounts.
  4. Select Add account.
  5. Select Exchange.
  6. Enter your e-mail address (e.g. hhusker2@unl.edu) and password and tap Sign In.  
  7. Click Done.

Office apps

  1. Download the app for WordExcelPowerPoint and/or OneNote from the iTunes Store.
    When the apps are installed, you'll see them on your Windows Start Screen.
  2. Tap any Office app to launch it. Swipe through the introduction.
  3. Tap to use your Office 365 for business account.