How do I access my staff email account from an Android?

How do I access my staff email account from an Android?

Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff

To set up your Android to access University email:

  • Press Home and tap Mail.  (If the Mail icon is not on your Home screen, tap the All Programs button on the bottom-left corner of the Home screen and then tap Mail).
  • On the Choose a mail provider screen tap Microsoft Exchange ActivSync
  • If you already have an email account set up and want to add an additional account, tap the down arrow button in the upper right corner of the screen to open the Switch account menu then tap New account.


  • Enter your Edinburgh Napier University email address and password and then tap Next
  • You will be prompted to enter the Exchange Server settings. Using the field headings below as a reference enter the corresponding data into each field on your mobile device.

Email address:

your Edinburgh Napier University email address e.g.

Server address:




your network login ID followed by, e.g. []


your password

This server requires an encrypted SSL connection:

tick this box

  • Select the types of information you would like to synchronize (Mail, Contacts, Calendar, or all) and then tap Finish setup.
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