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Instructions for specific devices are below. You can click on the images to see them larger.

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Before you begin

The Terms of Service for using Google Apps is only available on the web, so before you set the account up on a mobile device, you will need to access your Drew Google account on the web. You only need to do this once, so if you've already logged in to your Google Apps account, you do not need to repeat this step.

1. Sign into your Drew Google account on the web. The easiest way is to simply go to http://mail.drew.edu.

2. Be sure to accept the Google Terms of Service and complete the "CAPTCHA."   Image Modified

3. Proceed to the instructions for your device. 

 

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titleEnable IMAP

Currently, users must explicitly enable IMAP before they are able to connect Mac Mail, Thunderbird, or another mail client to their account, or to set up their mobile device using the default Gmail settings. This must also be done from the web. Please visit https://support.google.com/mail/troubleshooter/1668960?hl=en#ts=1665018 to see how to enable IMAP.


For non-Android devices, University Technology recommends connecting to Google Apps with Google Sync support (see below for Android instructions). This support provides connectivity to Google Apps as if it were a Microsoft Exchange server.  As such, you will use the following settings:

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To configure your iPhone or iPad, please follow the instructions available at Google Support.  Please note that you access Google by using the "Microsoft Exchange" server type on your phone. If you use the "Google" option, you may not have access to the global contact list for the Drew domain, and email will only show up on your device periodically instead of as soon as it is received.  Please also
Adding your Drew account as an Exchange account

Please note that, although Google has disabled Exchange support for gmail.com accounts, it remains available for Google Apps accounts.

  1. Go To to the "Settings" app on your phone or iPad.
  2. Select "Mail, Contacts, Calendars". If you are running iOS 11, select "Accounts & Passwords".
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  3. Select "Add Account".
  4. Select "Exchange".
  5. Enter your Drew email address and uLogin password ( or device password, if you have enrolled in the Duo Two-Factor Authentication service, your device password (device password can be found at drew.edu/duo) in the fields on the screen.  Use In iOS 11, enter only your Drew email address. 
    1. Use an informative name for Description such as "Drew Email".
    2. Click Next.
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    3. If prompted to send data to Microsoft or configure manually, choose "Configure Manually", then provide your password (or device password) and click Next again.
  6. Enter the the following information into the open fields.

    Email= username@drew username@drew.edu (should be filled in from prior screen)
    Server= m m.google.com
    Username= username@drew username@drew.edu
    Password= Your Drew uLogin Password, or if you have enrolled in the Duo Two-Factor Authentication service, your device password (should be filled in from prior screen).

    When you are finished entering all the information please click on Next.



  7. Choose what to sync. For example, here we turned off "Reminders" sync. Click Save.

Note:  The The password for your account will not actually be checked until you select "Save" above.  Thus if the password was not entered correctly you may be prompted to reenter it.

Adding your Drew account as a Google account

Although the University recommends using the Exchange account type for the reasons listed above, we realize some people prefer to add their account as a Google account. For those individuals, we provide these instructions. Support for this type of set up may be limitedSome people may notice that they won't have access to Drew's global contact list in older versions of iOS (this means you will see auto-fill work for people you have emailed in the past, but possibly not for Drewids you've never emailed before).

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Please note: Some people prefer to use the Gmail app. We have seen recently that some people are unable to add their Drew account to directly in the Gmail app. However, following the steps below to add your Google account in Settings on your device will work , and you can access your Drew email via the default Mail app on your iOS device.

 

in iOS 11 and earlier. You can then choose to use the native Mail app, or you can return to the Gmail app and add your Drew account successfully. If you are running iOS 12, you should follow the directions below to add your Drew account as an Exchange account.
  1. Go To the "Settings" app on your phone or iPad.
  2. Select "Mail, Contacts, Calendars". In iOS 11, select "Accounts & Passwords".
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  3. Select "Add Account".
  4. Select "Google".
  5. Enter your Drew email address. Leave the password field blank. Choose Sign In.
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  6. Enter your Drew username and password. Choose Login. If you are using Duo Security, approve the login the way you normally would on a computer browser.
  7. Review the iOS permissions. If you approve, choose Allow.
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    Note:  The password for your account will not actually be checked until you select "Save" above.  Thus if the password was not entered correctly you may be prompted to reenter it.
  8. You should now see a Gmail account in the Accounts list on the Mail, Contacts, Calendars screen.

Android: 

(most Samsung, HTC, LG, Motorola smartphones, Android tablets)

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Windows Phone:

Google also supports Google Sync for Windows phones.  Click here for instructions.

Blackberry:

BlackBerry 10 devices (Z10, Q10) can also be set up with Google Sync.  Instructions are available at the BlackBerry site using the settings shown at the top of this page.

For BlackBerry 6 and 7 devices (most newer Bold, Torch, and Curve devices), you configure your device to use the BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS).  Your BlackBerry will recognize the Gmail server and allow for calendar, contact, and email synchronization.  Please note you cannot have two accounts on your device with the same email address so you'll have to remove whatever email support you have on the BlackBerry now and replace it with the BIS connection.