Configuring Email on Android Devices

On your Android, it is possible to send and receive emails from your Towson university account. This self-help document will step you through how to perform this action. Because there are so many different Android devices, it would be impossible to document each one: therefore, we will only be covering Samsung devices in this document. You must have a 4-digit PIN lock in order to configure your Towson email account on your phone.

Configuring your Email

To configure your TU email on your Android device, follow these steps below:

  1. From the Home screen, select the apps button at the bottom of the screen.

  2. Find and select the Email application

  3. From the Setup account screen, Press the ADD NEW ACCOUNT button.

  4. Enter your TU Email address in the Email address box and enter your password in the Password box.

  5. Select MANUAL SETUP in the bottom left-hand corner.

  6. The Select account type box will appear. Select Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync

  7. The EXCHANGE SERVER SETTINGS window will appear. Replace the text in the Domain\username box with your Towson email address.

  8. Under SERVER SETTINGS, replace the text in the Exchange server box with 

  9. Ensure the Use secure connection (SSL) option is selected. Select SIGN IN

  10. A Remote security administration box may appear. Select OK.

  11. A DEVICE ADMINISTRATOR box may appear. Select ACTIVATE. You should now be connected to your TU email.

Note: If emails are not showing in your inbox it may be because you do not have security set up on your phone. Your phone must be protected with a 4-digit passcode in order to add a TU email account. Go to your security settings to set up a passcode if needed.

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