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(Configure) Android (Mobile)

Configuring Android (Mobile)

  1. Tap the email  or Mail  icon. This is located on your home screen or in your list of Programs.
  2. The next step depends on whether you already have another email account set up.
    1. If you do  not  have an email account set up, you will only need to choose a mail provider. Choose Other or Others
    2. If you do already have an email account set up, you will need to select either Menu  or Settings  to see Account options. You will then do the following:
      1. Tap New Account  or Add Account  (you may need to access the Menu again to see this button).
      2. If prompted, tap Email . If you don't see this option, go to the next step.
      3. Choose Other  or Others  from the list of email providers.
  3. If you are asked to enter an email address or you use Gmail to access your onid email, enter your ONID email address
  4. Enter your ONID password
  5. Tap Next
  6. For Account Type or Protocol, select IMAP .
  7. Your password should already be entered.
  8. For IMAP server, enter imap.gmail.com
  9. Select SSL  for security type
  10. Make sure the port number is set to 993.
  11. Tap Next .

    At this point, the server verifies your account settings. If your account is verified, continue below. If your account is  not  verified, make sure the username and password are entered correctly. If there is a problem contacting the server, try changing the security type to TLS and change the port number to 143.
  12. For SMTP server, enter smtp.gmail.com
  13. Select SSL  for security type.
  14. Make sure the port number is set to 465 ( or587 )
  15. Make sure Require Sign-in  or Login required  is checked, and that your username  and password  are entered in correctly.
  16. Tap Next .

    If there is a problem contacting the server, try changing the security type to TLS and change the port number to 587.
  17. On the next screen you can set your preferences for this account. You can accept the defaults or make changes. You may be asked to enter your name so that people know who you are when you send them email.
  18. Tap Next  or Finish Setup  or Done , whichever applies.

You are done!

Your phone should now receive emails from your ONID account. If you are not getting email or if the above instructions are not working for you, please call the OSU Computer Helpdesk at (541) 737-3474 and we'll help you out.

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