Setup Mail on your Android Device

 

This article will help you configure your Email on a Samsung Galaxy S4. Please note that these instructions will work for other Android devices, but wording and access to different areas of your device may vary.

 

1.  From the Home screen, touch Menu>Settings>Accounts>Add account>Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync.

 

2.  Enter your Email address and Password in the fields provided. If this is the first email account you are setting up on your device, you can mark Send email from this account by default to set this as the default email account, and then touch Next.

    

3.  Your device will attempt to find the additional details needed to set up your account. If it is successful, you will skip to Step 5. If it cannot find the additional details needed, you will see the message Setup could not finish. Touch Edit details to enter the additional information manually.

4.  Enter your email address in the Domain\username field, your password in the Password field, and mail.itnetspec.com in the Exchange server field. Make sure Use secure connection (SSL) is checked and touch Next.

    

5.  Review the Activation screen. Unmark the Always show option if you do not want to see this message again when setting up an ActiveSync account, and touch OK.

Note: This screen may not be displayed for all ActiveSync accounts.

    

6. The Account options screen lets you select the following ActiveSync options:

  • Period to sync Email: Choose the time period your device should keep in sync.
  • Sync schedule: Choose how often your device should connect to the Exchange server to get email during off-peak hours. Choose Push to have email delivered to your device as soon as it arrives on the server.
  • Peak schedule: Choose how often your device should connect to the Exchange server to get email during peak business hours. Choose Push to have email delivered to your device as soon as it arrives on the server.
  • Emails retrieval size: Set an email size limit. Your device will download only the headers for emails that exceed this limit. When you open the message, you will be able to download the entire message.
  • Period to sync Calendar: Choose the time period your device should keep in sync.
  • Send email from this account by default: Mark this option to send all new email messages from this account by default.
    Note: Not displayed if this is the first email account you are adding to your device.
  • Notify me when email arrives: Mark this option to have your device notify you of new email messages.
  • Sync Email: Mark this option to synchronize your email to your device.
  • Sync Contacts: Mark this option to synchronize your contacts to your device.
  • Sync Calendar: Mark this option to synchronize your calendar to your device.
  • Sync Task: Mark this option to synchronize your tasks to your device.
  • Automatically download attachments when connected to Wi-Fi®: Mark this option to set your device to automatically download email attachments when you are connected to a Wi-Fi access point.

7.  Scroll to the bottom, and touch Next.

    

8. Enter a name for the account. This will help you easily identify this account if you add other email accounts to your device. We suggest that you use your email address for the account name. Then touch Done.

    

 

Congratulations! You have successfully added your email to your Android device!

 

If you have any questions, need your password, or find that this article contains a mistake, email the Help Desk at helpdesk@itnetspec.com and one of our friendly technicians will help you.

 

-ITNS Support   

 

 

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