@umr Setup Information for Android 4.2.1

Instructions on how to setup your @UMr Retiree Email account in Android 4.2.1

Because Android devices from different carriers and manufacturers have differing user interfaces and features. The basic information below should get you connected. The screenshots are from Android version 4.2.1.  The screens may differ on other versions of Android.

From the home screen click the Menu button and select System Settings

Click Add Account

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

Email Retiree Android 421 add exchange next image

Enter your email address and password and Press Next

Some phones ask for additional info, please enter this info.

Server name: outlook.office365.com Domain: leave blank
Username: type in your U of M email address (umnetid@umr.umanitoba.ca)

Some phones also may receive a Security Warning at this point, press Continue

Please Note: Choose Outlook.office365.com as the mail server.
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Press OK

On this screen you will be able to set notifications and sync settings for your account. Uncheck SMS if you do not want your SMS messages in your University of Manitoba email.

Enter a name for your account (i.e. U of M Retiree) or leave the default which is your email address

Click Activate

Congratulations, your U of M retiree email account has now been setup!


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