Set up your email for Android

Option 1 - Outlook for Android app

The Outlook app allows you to set up your student account with Office 365.

If you haven't installed the app yet, download the Outlook for Android app from the Google Play store.

  1. Open the app on your device. Swipe through the introduction and enter your email address if you're prompted.
  2. On the Choose account type page, select Office 365
  3. On the sign in page, you may need to type your email address again if necessary and then type your password.
  4. Press Sign In. Office will configure itself on your device.

 

Option 2 - Built-in Android mail app

  1. Tap Settings > Accounts > Add account > Email.
  2. Type your full email address, for example This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., type your password, and then tap Next.
  3. Select the Exchange option.
  4. Once the device verifies the server settings, the Account Options page opens. Accept the defaults or select the options for how you want to receive and send your mail, and then tap Next. (You may need to scroll down to see Next.)
  5. On the Set up email page you can change the name of your account. When you're finished tap Done.

 

If you synced your calendar and contacts in step 5 you can go to those apps on your phone to view any items that might be there. If you synced tasks as well, you should see them in the calendar app on your device. It might take a few minutes for everything to sync.

 

Install Office apps for Android

Install the Word, Excel, or PowerPoint app on your Android phone or tablet so you can read, review, edit, and share your documents.

To install Office 365 on your Android device, follow these steps:

  1. Download and install the Microsoft Office apps from the Play Store.
  2. Open the apps and press the Get Started button on the right hand side.
  3. Enter your full student email address (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).
  4. Press Next and enter your student password.
  5. Press Sign In. Office will configure itself on your device.