Setting up email on Android

Please note the below instructions only apply to those users how have not been migrated to Exchange 2010


Depending on the version of Android that your phone is running as well as it's make and model, will vary how you need to set up your email account on your device. Any device running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or above except HTC follow the second set of instructions. HTC devices and any Android phone running version 4.4 (Kitkat) and below please follow the first set of instructions.

If you are unsure of which Android version you running, type the following web address into your phone's web browser

On screen will appear your current version of Android.


HTC Devices and Version 4.4 (Kitkat) and below

1. From your home screen, navigate to the main menu and locate 'Settings' (this is usually depicted by a cog)

2. Once in settings Scroll down and locate 'Accounts'

3. In 'Accounts' find and press '+ Add Account'

4. Select Exchange

From this point follow the instructions below from STEP 4 for the server settings


Android Devices Running 5.0 (lollipop or higher)

1. From the home screen select Gmail.

2. Once the app is open, press the three horizontal lines in the top left hand corner and scroll down to settings.


3. In settings select 'Add account' and select Exchange, then press OK.


4. Enter your UCS email address and press next, then enter your UCS password ignoring the client certificate and again press next.


5. In the Username field remove your email address and please type:UCS\ followed by your E number if you are a staff member or S number if you are a student.

This may vary across devices, if your device asks you for a DOMAIN address, you will not need to add the UCS\ In front of your E number. Instead the Domain address is simply 'UCS'

Your password should remain, if it does not please retype your UCS Password

6. In theServer address please type:

Once this has been done, click next.


7. After loading, the account should successfully be setup.

You can change your notification settings from this screen, pressing next twice will finish the set up of your email account.



Multiple Accounts

If you have multiple accounts set up on your device, and you wish to switch between your inbox's, follow these easy steps:

1. From the home screen select Gmail. Once the app is open, press the three horizontal lines in the top left hand corner (same as step 1 and 2 previous)

2.  On the right hand side you will see a small white triangle point downwards, press this.


From here you will be able to choose between which inbox you want by simply clicking the email address the inbox belongs to.


Edited By: Joshua Thompson


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