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Office 365

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Setup Office 365 email on your Samsung Galaxy S4/5 - Android

About this tutorial

    1. This tutorial will help you connect your Samsung Galaxy S4/5 Android device to Microsoft’s Office365 service.
    2. It is intended for CCRI student users only.
    3. In order to complete this task, you will need to know your Knight Username and Password, (
    4. The screen shots below were captured on a Samsung Galaxy S4/5 using Android version 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean). They may look somewhat different from your Android device if your device was made by a different manufacturer or uses a different Android version but, the tasks should be essentially the same.

Instructions for using the automatic Setup Wizard

Please note that if you are using your phone to check your email from on-campus, your phone must be registered for the CCRI Secure wireless network.

  • From the Home screen, tap Email.  If the Email icon is not on the Home screen, tap Apps then Email

image of the Home screen

  • Select Settings

image of the Settings icon

  • Select Accounts from the Accounts tab and then Add account

image of Accounts tab

  • Select Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync

image of Exchange Activesync

  • Enter the email address in the 1st box and the password in the 2nd box for the account and tap Next
image of Add Exchange account screen
  • Review the message displayed on the screen.  You can uncheck the Always show option and then touch OK

image of the activate application screen

  • Continue with the account setup.When done tap Manual setup

image of  the account information screen

  • In the Exchange server field, type in and then click Next
  • When your account has been successfully added, you will see the screen below

image of the Account options screen

  • To assist you with easily identifying the Office 365 account, enter a name for the account

image of the Set up email screen


If you cannot send and/or receive email using the new account:

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Last Updated: 9/23/15