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Phone: (315) 792-3115

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Computer Help Desk, Lower Level, Gannett Library, email: helpdesk@utica.edu, phone: (315) 792-3115

Setting up UC Email on an Android device


This setup will take you through how to add UC email to your android device. Please be sure that you have internet connectivity before you begin and make sure that you have Enabled IMAP for your Google Account. If you have previously setup an email account on your Android device for UC Email, please remove it using these steps.

Please note: Your experience may be different depending on your device, this setup was created on a Motorola Droid 2 Global with Android Version 2.3.4


You may choose to setup your Google Account in two fashions, either using Google Accounts (which can sync your Google Account), or through the Email account

setup

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Google Account Setup

This is Option 1 of the two installation styles for setting up your email on your Android Device. This is the easiest way to setup your email account. -
Please also note that if you use this method you may also access your Calendar and Contacts

Android Home Screen Settings
 
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Step 1.
On your Home Screen use the settings button or go to your settings through your apps







Step 2.
In your settings scroll down to Accounts and select it
 Accounts in Settings for Android
Android Add Account for Settings









Step 3.
In your accounts tab select Add account









Step 4.
Select Google as your type of service
Add Google Account to Android
Sign into your Google Account








Step 5.
Select Next



Android Sign into Google

Step 6.
Select Sign In (you already have a Google Account)
Newer Android OS's may call this Existing Account instead of "Sign In"

 
 

Adding a Google Account by Signing In

Step 7.
Use your Utica College email address (Note: your username must include @utica.edu), and input your password and select Sign In

 
Syncing Google Account Options
Step 8.
Select what you would like to sync with your account such as Contacts, Gmail (your emails), etc, and select finish once you have decided what you would like

 
Finish Google Account Sync

Final Step.
Select Finish Setup and you should begin receiving emails shortly.
Go through your "Gmail" app to access your email
 
 



Email Account Setup


This is Option 2 of the two installation styles for setting up your email on your Android Device.




Android Home Screen Settings









 
Step 1.
On your Home Screen use the settings button or go to your settings through your apps









Step 2.
In your settings scroll down to Accounts and select it
 Accounts in Settings for Android
Android Add Account for Settings







Step 3.

In your accounts tab select Add account










Step 4.
Select Email as your type of service

On some Android Operating Systems it may ask you which service you are attempting to use, in which case choose "other" as the option.
Add Email Account for Android



Enter your existing account info for Android

Step 6.
Type your username (including @utica.edu) and your password and be sure to have Automatically configure account unchecked, and click Next

 
 

General Settings Email Setup for Android

Step 7.
After clicking next it will ask you to go through and add account information, first select General Settings

 
Email General Settings Android
Step 8.
Enter Account Name (I.E - what you think the account should be called), your Name (actual name), and your email address and select Ok when finished

 
android imap email settings
Step 9. 
After selecting Ok it will bring you back to the screen in Step 7; go ahead and select Incoming Server next and include and make sure that it is setup as an IMAP Mail Server, the Server Name is: imap.gmail.com, and include your username (Note: your username must include @utica.edu for this to work) and input your password and then move to Step 10.

 
IMAP Settings for Android
Step 10.
Scroll down and include Server Port 993 for IMAP and leave everything else the same and select OK.


 
Android SMTP Email Settings
Step 11.
Again, after selecting Ok from the previous step it will bring you back to the screen seen in Step 7, go ahead and select Outgoing Server Next, and then make sure that the server is set to smtp.gmail.com and input your username including @utica.edu as well as your password and move to Step 12

 
Android SMTP Outgoing for Email
Step 12
Make sure that the outgoing port is set to 465 and Select OK and it will bring you back to the screen as seen in Step 7 and you can then select Ok and you are finished and may move to the Final Step
 
 
Final Step
Open up your Email App and you should begin receiving emails shortly as long as your account was setup properly. If you begin to receive errors, go back to Step 1.

 


Removing Old Email Account



Android Home Screen Settings





Step 1.
On your Home Screen use the settings button or go to your settings through your apps










Step 2.
In your settings scroll down to Accounts and select it
 Accounts in Settings for Android
Android Email Delete Account








Step 3.
Hold down on the account that you wish to delete and move to Step 4.










Step 4.
Select Remove account and move to the Final step
Remove old Android Email
Final Step.
Confirm the deletion of the account and then you may move to either type of setup and begin setting up your account - Google Account setup or "Email" App Setup"