iPhone & iPad Email Setup

 
  • From the Home screen, tap Settings
  • Select "Mail, Contacts, Calendars"
  • Choose "Add Account"
  • Choose "Google"
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  • You will either be asked for your email address (for newer iOS versions)
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  • or you will be asked to fill in the following (for older iOS versions)

Name: Your Name
Address: IWU Email Address
Password: IWU Email Password
Description: IWU Mail 

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  • Select "Next." You will be asked to authenticate to this new account.
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  • 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:
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If you experience trouble accessing your email after a password change try the following:

  • Go to settings
  • Mail
  • Accounts
  • Add Account 
  • Exchange
  • Enter your email address and description
  • Enter the server name, which is m.google.com
  • Enter your username, which is your email address (ex. ttitan@iwu.edu)
  • You may turn on contacts, calendars, and reminders
  • Save

If you have any further questions, please contact the ITS Service Desk at 309-556-3900. 

 

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

If you experience trouble accessing your email after a password change try the following:

  • Go to settings
  • General
  • Accounts
  • Add Account
  • Chose Exchange
  • Enter your email address
  • Click on manual setup
  • Choose Exchange
  • Enter your password
  • Change the server to m.google.com

 

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.


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