Set up Student Email on an Android


  1. From the Applications menu, select Settings. Under the Settings menu find and select Accounts then select Add account
  2. From the available account types to add select Corporate Sync or Exchange ActiveSync depending on your android version.
  3. Populate the requested fields as follows:
    • Email Address: {firstname.lastname}@mail.umhelena.edu
    • Password: { password that you use to access your NetID account}
    • Domain: {Leave Blank}
    • Username: {NetID}@mail.umhelena.edu
  4. Tap Next. Your phone will try and fail to find the server. When prompted for the server name enter the following:
    • Server: outlook.office365.com
  5. Tap Next. As soon as your phone verifies the server settings, the Account Options screen displays. The options available depend on the version of Android on your device. The options may include the following:
    • Email checking frequency - The default value is Automatic (push). When you select this option, email messages will be sent to your phone as they arrive. We recommend only selecting this option if you have an unlimited data plan.
    • Amount to synchronize - This is the amount of mail you want to keep on your mobile phone. You can choose from several length options, including One day, Three days, and One week.
    • Notify me when email arrives - If you select this option, your mobile phone will notify you when you receive a new email message.
  6. Sync contacts from this account - If you select this option, your contacts will be synchronized between your phone and your account.
  7. Select Next and then type a name for this account and the name you want displayed when you send e-mail to others. Select Done to complete the email setup and start using your account.
    • Note You may need to wait ten-to-fifteen minutes after you set up your account before you can send or receive e-mail.