How do I access my Office 365 email account from an Android device?

How do I access my Office 365 email account from an Android device?

Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier University's staff 

This guide explains how to set up email on your Android device.  The device must be running Android 8.0 Oreo and newer. 

If Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) has been enabled for your department (relevant to staff only) then you should follow the instructions in the MFA Android Email Configuration User Guide, otherwise please follow the instructions below.

If you have any difficulties you may find the following information from Microsoft useful:
Outlook iOS and Android help
Outlook for Android Cheat Sheet

To set up email on your Android:

  • In the Play Store, download and install the Microsoft Outlook app.

            Android email setup image

  • Open Microsoft Outlook.

            Add Email to Android image

  • Outlook will prompt you to add accounts that it finds on the phone.  Uncheck the box(s) then select SKIP.

             Add email to Android image

            Add email to Android image

  • Select CONTINUE.
  • Enter your account password.

           Add email to Android image

  • Select Sign in.
  • You may be prompted to add another account, you may do so or select SKIP
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