iPhone & iPad Email Setup

    • From the Home screen, tap Settings
    • Select "Mail, Contacts, Calendars"
    • Choose "Add Account"
    • Choose "Google"
    • You will either be asked for your email address (for newer iOS versions)
  • or you will be asked to fill in the following (for older iOS versions)
  • Enter the following information:
    Name: Your Name
    Address: IWU Email Address
    Password: IWU Email Password
    Description: IWU Mail 
  • Select "Next." If your account has not been successfully created, check the "Advanced Settings" for incoming mail and "Outgoing Server>smtp.gmail.com". They should look like this:

    Incoming Settings:

    Outgoing Settings:

If you have any further questions, please contact the IT Help Desk at 309-556-3900 or IT@iwu.edu.

Blackberry Email Setup

  • From the Home Screen, Menu
  • Choose email service
  • In the "Type your account email address" box, enter your full email address, e.g. email@iwu.edu
  • In the second box enter your email account password
  • Enter

Your email should be set up (It sometimes takes up to 20 minutes for this setup but you will see a new email icon when it has completed).

Android Email Setup

  • From the Home screen, tap the gmail icon.  If that icon is not available on the home screen tap applications and then the gmail icon
  • Chose Add an Email Address
  • Highlight Google and click Next
  • Enter your email address and click Next
  • Enter your netID and password and click Next

General Information

You should choose to set up your IWU email on a mobile device as an IMAP. It will probably be the choice of "other" on most devices.

The incoming mail server is imap.gmail.com

The outgoing mail server is smtp.gmail.com

You can access most google applications by going to m.google.com on your mobile device.

If you need additional assistance, please call the IT Services Help Desk (309-556-3900), e-mail (helpdesk@iwu.edu), or use the online support request form