Configuring Android for Exchange 2013

Previous email accounts

If you have configured your device with your email address before, you must first remove that account from the device.

If you have not previously configured your device for your email and are setting it up for the first time, please skip to the section below titled "Setting up a new account"

Removing an old account

Removing an old account

Open the App Drawer, and then tap the Settings app.

Accounts

Accounts

Under the Accounts section click on your account (i.e. Corporate)

Click on the listed account you want to remove.

Click on the menu button (may vary depending on your device) and remove the account.

Click Remove account to remove the email account and the data associated with it.

Your mail, contacts and calendar will be re-downloaded from the server once you configure your device for the new server.

Setting up a new account

Setting up a new account

Open the App Drawer, and then tap the Settings app.

Settings Menu

Settings Menu

From the Settings menu, tap Add Account. (It may be located under Accounts & Sync.)

Email Type

Email Type

Specify email type: click Corporate or maybe listed as Exchange ActiveSync.

Email address

Email address

Enter your email address and password, and then tap Next.

Enter Exchange Server Information

Enter Exchange Server Information

Domain: exg7.exghost.local

Server: us.exg7.exghost.com

Ensure that Use secure connection (SSL) and Accept all SSL certificates check boxes have been selected. Once the Account Setup section is complete, tap Next.

Verification

Verification

Please wait, while your device verifies the server settings. If this steps fails double check server settings, retype password and try again.

IT Policy

IT Policy

If everything is correct, you will be asked to accept the IT policy for your company. Tap OK or you will not be able to sync mail.

Sync Options

Sync Options

Choose a syncing option and frequency, and then tap Next.

Account Name

Account Name

Name your email account, and then tap Next.

IT Policy Activation

IT Policy Activation

From here, you will be prompted to activate your company IT policy. Tap Activate or you will not be able to sync mail.

Email App

Email App

Once you complete these steps, you may open your Email app and mail will begin to download. This process will take a few minutes depending on your connection speed and amount of data.