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Check your ONID Mail for Faculty and Staff


Check your Google ONID Email

Warning: 

If you have not changed your password since April of 2013, you will need to change your password for the Google Apps for OSU mail configuration to work.

Change your ONID password.

Please follow these directions to enable imap on your Google Apps for OSU Mail Account: https://support.google.com/mail/troubleshooter/1668960?hl=en#ts=1665018

  1. Open Windows Mail.
  2. Open the Tools menu and choose Accounts...
  3. Click the Add button and select E-mail Account
  4. Enter your name - this is what other people will see when they receive your e-mail.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Enter your E-mail address in the form username(at)onid.oregonstate.edu. Click Next.
  7. Select IMAP from the "Incoming mail server" drop-down list.
  8. The Incoming mail server name is imap.gmail.com
  9. The Outgoing mail (SMTP) server name is smtp.gmail.com
    Note: If you are off-campus and cannot send e-mail, then you will need to contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) for the name of their Outgoing (SMTP) Mail Server.
  10. Check the "Outgoing Server Requires Authentication" box.
  11. Click Next.
  12. Enter your ONID email (OnidUsername@onid.oregonstate.edu) in the E-mail username field and your ONID password in the Password field.
  13. Uncheck the "Remember password" box.
  14. Click Next.
  15. Click Finish.
  16. You will get a pop-up window asking for you ONID credentials. Click Cancel which will take you to the Internet Accounts window.
  17. Select the ONID account under Mail, and click the Properties button.
  18. Click the Advanced tab.
  19. Under Outgoing Mail Server, check the "This server requires a secure connection (SSL)" box 
  20. Set the Outgoing Port Number to 587 (or 465)
  21. Under Incoming mail (IMAP), check the "This server requires a secure connection (SSL)" box. 
  22. Verify that the Incoming Port Number is now 993.
  23. Click OK and Close the Internet Accounts window.
  24. You will see a dialog box asking to refresh your folders. Click Yes and provide your ONID credentials when prompted.

Windows Mail is now configured to check your mail!

Check your ONID Mail for Faculty and Staff

  1. Open Windows Mail.
  2. Open the Tools menu and choose Accounts...
  3. Click the Add button and select E-mail Account
  4. Enter your name - this is what other people will see when they receive your e-mail.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Enter your E-mail address in the form username(at)onid.oregonstate.edu. Click Next.
  7. Select IMAP from the "Incoming mail server" drop-down list.
  8. The Incoming mail server name is imap.onid.oregonstate.edu
  9. The Outgoing mail (SMTP) server name is mail.oregonstate.edu
    Note: If you are off-campus and cannot send e-mail, then you will need to contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) for the name of their Outgoing (SMTP) Mail Server.
  10. Check the "Outgoing Server Requires Authentication" box.
  11. Click Next.
  12. Enter your ONID username in the E-mail username field and your ONID password in the Password field.
  13. Uncheck the "Remember password" box.
  14. Click Next.
  15. Click Finish.
  16. You will get a pop-up window asking for you ONID credentials. Click Cancel which will take you to the Internet Accounts window.
  17. Select the ONID account under Mail, and click the Properties button.
  18. Click the Advanced tab.
  19. Under Outgoing Mail Server, check the "This server requires a secure connection (SSL)" box 
  20. Set the Outgoing Port Number to 587
  21. Under Incoming mail (IMAP), check the "This server requires a secure connection (SSL)" box. 
  22. Verify that the Incoming Port Number is now 993.
  23. Click OK and Close the Internet Accounts window.
  24. You will see a dialog box asking to refresh your folders. Click Yes and provide your ONID credentials when prompted.

Windows Mail is now configured to check your mail!


Configure Windows Mail to use the OSU Online Directory

  1. Open Windows Mail.
  2. Click on the Tools menu and choose Accounts....
  3. Click Add then choose Directory Service
  4. Click Next
  5. Type directory.oregonstate.edu in the Internet Directory (LDAP) server field and click Next.
  6. Select Yes to Do you want to check addresses using this directory service? and click Next.
  7. Select directory.oregonstate.edu, and click the Properties button.
  8. Click on the Advanced tab.
  9. Type o=orst.edu in the Search base field.
  10. Click OK and Close the Internet Accounts window.

While composing a new message, click on the To: button to open the Select Recipients window. Click on the Find... button to open the Find People window. Select directory.oregonstate.edu from the Look in drop-down list. Enter a name or email address, then click the Find Now button to search. Select the correct person and click the To: -> button to add them to your new message.

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