Smart Phone Email Configuration

Daemen's email is provided through Google's GMail.  GMail has IMAP instructions available for all users to help configure your email client.  Due to the popularity and convenience of smart phones we have put together some additional instructions and tips for the iPhone, Android, Blackberry, and Windows Mobile. 

Google has extensive information on its mobile offerings.

iPhone

This also includes all iOS devices (including iPod Touches and iPads).

To configure the 'Mail' app on an Apple device for access to Gmail, just follow these steps:

  1. Open the Settings app on your device
  2. Scroll down and tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars
  3. Tap Add Account...
  4. Tap Gmail
  5. Enter your account information, being sure to use your full Daemen address, including '@daemen.edu'
  6. Tap Next
  7. Tap Save

And you're done. You can add additional Gmail accounts by repeating the same steps above.

Google also has general instructions on configuring your iOS devise.

Google has instructions to sync your Google calendar and contacts information.

Android

To configure the 'Email' app on an Android device for access to Google Apps email, just follow the steps below:

  1. Enable IMAP in your Mail settings.
  2. On your phone, press < Home >, then open the Email application.
  3. On the 'Your accounts' page, select Next to get started with setup.
  4. Enter your full Google Apps email address and password, then select Next.
  5. Select IMAP account and then select Next.

    On the 'Incoming server settings' page, some fields may be pre-populated. Make sure to change the following:

  6. For 'Username,' enter your full Daemen email address
  7. For 'IMAP server,' enter 'imap.gmail.com'
  8. For 'Port,' enter '993'
  9. For 'Security type,' select 'SSL (always)''
  10. Select Next.

    On the 'Outgoing server settings' page, some fields may be pre-populated. Make sure to change the following:

  11. For 'SMTP server' enter 'smtp.gmail.com'
  12. For 'Port,' enter '465'
  13. For 'Security type,' select 'SSL (always)''
  14. Select Next and continue through the setup options.

Google also has general instructions on configuring your Android devise.

Blackberry

Note: While setup instructions are provided below, Gmail IMAP access is not officially supported for BlackBerry devices at this time.

To set up the BlackBerry's email client with Google Apps email (IMAP), just follow these steps:

  1. On your BlackBerry device, navigate to your home screen
  2. Select the icon that lets you set up email (this can be called Setup, Setup Wizard, Email Setup, BlackBerry Set-up, E-mail settings, or Personal Email Set-up)
  3. Follow the setup instructions provided on your device to create a new e-mail account
  4. Be sure to enter the following:
    • Mail Server: imap.gmail.com
    • Username: [your full Daemen email address]
    • Password: [your Daemen password]
    • IMAP Port: 993
  5. Allow the system to add your account, but do not enter your Google Apps password into the utility boxes (this causes the system to default to POP3 instead of IMAP)
  6. Select Next
  7. Select Next again (bypassing the 'Additional Information Required' section)
  8. Select your account type, then select Next
    You may encounter a 'We were unable to configure...' error. Select I will provide the settings to continue
  9. Select the option that mentions 'IMAP/POP'
  10. Select I will provide the settings..., then select Next
  11. Select Set up existing email account...
  12. Enter your Google Apps account information here, with 'imap.gmail.com' as your mail server
  13. Select Next
  14. Select Save

If setup is successful, you should receive a confirmation message and a new mailbox icon should appear on your device's home screen, labeled with your Google Apps email address.

Google also has general instructions on configuring your Blackberry devise.

Windows Mobile Phone

To set up Google Sync on your Windows Mobile device, please follow the steps below.

Important Note: Make sure that you have backed up any Contacts and Calendars from your phone to your computer before proceeding.

Getting Started

1. Open the Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync application on your device's home screen.
2. Click Set up your device to sync with it.
3. Enter m.google.com as the server address.
4. Ensure that the SSL option is selected. 

Sign In to Your Google Account

5. Click Next.
6. Enter your full Daemen email address as the User name.
7. Enter your Daemen password as the Password.
8. Leave the Domain field empty. If your device requires you to enter a domain name, enter google.
9. Click Next.
10. Check Contacts, Calendar, or Email, depending on which you'd like to sync. (Tasks is not supported and will lead to an error if checked.)
11. Click Finish.
12. Press the Sync softkey on the left to synchronize.

You've now set up Google Sync for your Windows Mobile device.

Google also has general instructions on configuring your Windows Mobile devise.

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