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Setting up a smartphone/iPad/tablet



iPhone/iPad

There are two methods for setting your your iPhone or iPad to access TU Gmail.

Using IMAP protocol to sync e-mail & calendar

Before setting up your iPhone or iPad, use a computer to enable IMAP in TU Gmail by performing the following steps:

  1. Log in to the TUmail website.
  2. Click the gear icon Google Gear Icon in the upper right and select Settings.
  3. Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP from the Settings menu across the top.
  4. Select Enable IMAP.
  5. Scroll to the bottom and click Save Changes.

Next, configure your iPhone or iPad by performing the following steps:

  1. Tap the Settings icon.
  2. Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
    Tap Add Account.
  3. Tap Gmail.
  4. Enter the following information:
    • Name: Your name
    • Address: Your TU Gmail e-mail address (AccessNet-username@temple.edu)
    • Password: Your AccessNet password
  5. Tap Next.
  6. Tap Save
  7. Finally, press the Home button and then tap your Mail icon and look for Gmail.

Note that the iPhone is automatically configured with the following settings:

  • Outgoing Mail Server:
    SMTP: smtp.gmail.com
  • Advanced:
    Use SSL: ON
    Authentication: Password
    Server Port: 993

Using Google protocol to sync e-mail, calendar, & contacts

To sync your e-mail, calendar, and contacts, refer to Setting up Google Sync with your iOS device.
Note: When prompted for your username, enter your AccessNet-username@temple.edu.)

Android

Before setting up your Android phone or tablet, use a computer to enable IMAP in TU Gmail by performing the following steps:

  1. Log in to the TUmail website.
  2. Click the gear icon Google Gear Icon in the upper right and select Settings.
  3. Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP from the Settings menu across the top.
  4. Select Enable IMAP.
  5. Scroll to the bottom and click Save Changes.

Next, configure your Android phone or tablet by performing the following steps:

Note: These instructions assume your phone/tablet has the Google Gmail app. Also note that the steps may vary slightly depending on your particular model of phone or tablet.

  1. Launch the Gmail app.
  2. Press the Menu Button.
  3. Tap Accounts.
  4. Tap Add account.
  5. Under Setup Accounts tap the Google icon.
  6. Tap Next.
  7. Under Already have a Google Account, tap Sign in.
  8. In the Username box, enter your TU Gmail e-mail address (AccessNet-username@temple.edu). Make sure to replace @gmail.com with @temple.edu.
  9. In the Password box, enter your AccessNet password.
  10. Then tap Sign in.
  11. Then wait a few minutes for the initial setup process to complete.
  12. Under Data & synchronization, tap the boxes next to Sync Contacts and Sync Gmail to enable synchronization. The Sync Calendar checkbox should already be selected. If any other options appear, such as Sync Drive or Google Play, these are optional selections that you may choose to synchronize, if you wish.
  13. Select Finish and then Finish setup.

BlackBerry

Google provides instructions for setting up a BlackBerry for mail but IMAP access is not officially supported. For instructions and more details, see the Google Gmail BlackBerry web page.

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