Email on Android phones

The following instructions have been tested and have known to work on an HTC Desire running Android 2.2

  • Visit the settings interface (on the HTC Desire, it is listed as "Settings" under the applications listings)
  • Press "Accounts & sync"
  • Press "Add account" in the bottom right of the screen
  • Press "Exchange Activesync"
  • Type in your email address and password then press "Manual setup"
  • Fill in the details as follows
    • Server address: mail.physics.ox.ac.uk
    • Domain: [BLANK]
    • Username: USERNAME@physics.ox.ac.uk where USERNAME is your physics username (e.g. causerc)
    • SSL connection: ticked
  • Press next. It will verify that the information you have supplied is correct
  • Press "Finish setup"

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