The instructions below are a generic guide to setting up a live@UCL E-mail account with an Android based O/S 2.1/2.2. For Android phones below this O/S, please use the manual connection settings.
Full E-mail, Contacts & Calendar sync are available. The HTC Desire mobile phone model was used to create this guide.
Step 1. Find the E-mail Icon.
Step 2. Choose Exchange Activesync as a mail provider.
Step 3. Choose Manual Setup.
Step 4. Populate the necessary fields
E-mail address - E.G email@example.com
Server Address - pod51002.outlook.com (OS 2.2 = m.pod51002.outlook.com)
Domain - Leave blank (OS 2.2 = live.ucl.ac.uk)
Username - Your Full live@UCL ID, E.G firstname.lastname@example.org
Password - Your live@UCL ID password
Step 5. Click Next
Step 6. Select the data you wish to Synchronise from the server with a choice of Mail, Contacts & Calendar.
Step 7. Click Finish Setup
now configured your Live@UCL E-mail, Calendar, Contacts on your Android based Mobile phone.
- Private calendar entries when pushed to a mobile phone retain their privacy however once edited on a mobile phone will revert to a non private event. Private Calendar entries cannot be created from this mobile phone (yet).
- If you are running the latest version of Android OS - Ice Cream Sandwich (version 4.x) or Gingerbread (version 2.3x) and still cannot access emails (despite following the above instructions), you may need to try changing the server setting.