Configure Office 365 Email and Calendar on Android

Introduction

These instructions explain how to setup your UC Merced email and calendar with an Android device.
Because Android devices from different carriers and manufacturers have differing user interfaces and features. The basic information below should get you connected. The screeshots are from Android version 4.2.1.  The screens may differ on other versions of Android.
1. From the home screen press the Menu button and select System Settings

2. Press Add Account

3. Select Exchange ActivSync.  On some phones it may also be listed as Exchange or Corporate

4. Enter you email address and password and Press Next

5. Some phones may receive a Security Warning at this point, press Continue
6. Domain\Username should be entered as \UCMNetID@ucmerced.edu
Replace the Server Address with: pod51011.outlook.com
Select the checkbox next to “This server requires an encrypted SSL connection”.  Some phones may also simply say “Use secure connection (SSL)”.
Then Press Next

7. Press OK

8. After a verification, press Next.
9. In the next screen, you will be able to set notifications and sync settings for your account

10. Enter a name for your account (i.e. UC Merced) or leave the default which is your email address

11. Allow the email client to access your phone

12. Press Activate, and your mail will automatically download on your phone.

Looking for help?

We offer a number of tutorials and FAQs available in the Guides & FAQs section.
If you have any questions, problems, or comments, please contact the IT Help Desk via email at helpdesk@ucmerced.edu, via phone at 209.228.HELP (4357), or visit them in the Classroom and Office Building room 132A.