ActiveSync/Exchange setup procedure for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile, and other devices

ActiveSync Setup Procedure 

For Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile, and other devices


With most mobile devices, you will need to adjust specific settings to set up ActiveSync/Exchange. These settings are interchangeable on any device you have that uses ActiveSync to integrate your email.


The settings are:

  • Email: alias@uab.edu
  • Password: your Blazerid password
  • Server: mail.ad.uab.edu
  • Domain: UAB
  • Username: Blazerid
  • SSL: turn this setting on


Please follow the instructions that correspond with your mobile device type (Android, iOS, or Windows mobile phone) to complete email setup for your operating system.


Android

  1. Open your Applications.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. You should see Accounts or Accounts & Sync depending on your exact device. Select one.
  4. Select Add Account.
  5. You should now see an option for Corporate or Exchange or ActiveSync/Exchange. Select one.
  6. You will now see the field's Email Address (e.g. - alias@uab.edu) and Password (e.g. - BlazerID password). Enter those now, and select Next. You may need to additional information if the phone cannot be set up automatically. Additional info:
    1. Exchange mail server: mail.ad.uab.edu
    2. Username: blazerid


iOS (iPad/iPhone/iPod)

  1. Select Settings.
  2. Select Mail, Contacts, and Calendars.
  3. Select Add Account.
  4. Select Microsoft Exchange.
  5. You can now type your Email Address (alias@uab.edu), Username (BlazerID), and Password (BlazerID password).

Windows Mobile Phone

  1. On Start, scroll left to the applications list, select Settings, and then Email & Accounts.
  2. Select Add an account > Outlook.
  3. Select the Email address box, and then type your alias@uab.edu for your Exchange Server email account.
  4. Select the Password box, and then type your BlazerID password.
  5. Select Sign in.

 

Last modified on September 28, 2012