Set up my mobile device (Android)

The following steps may help you to set up your  Android phone for your @mail.sandhills.edu student Office 365 email account.

Please note that device setups may vary depending on the OS version and model of your phone.  You should also be sure that you have updated to the latest version of your mail app.

  1. Tap the Applications Menu/Apps button and select Settings. NOTE: The method to access settings may vary.
  2. Tap Add account.
    Adding an account
  3. Choose Microsoft Exhange ActiveSync or Exchange Account or Microsoft 365.
    Add Microsoft Exchange
  4. In the Account dialog box:
    • Enter your entire email address (yourusername@mail.sandhills.edu) in the “Email” field.
    • Enter your password in the “Password” field.
    • Tap Next.
  5. In the Server Settings dialog box (if it is required):
    • Enter your entire email address (yourusername@mail.sandhills.edu) in the “DomainUsername” field.
    • Enter your password in the “Password” field.
    • Enter outlook.office365.com in the “Server” field.
    • Tap Next.
      NOTE: If your Android phone is unable to automatically locate the correct Office 365 server name, please follow the instructions on identifying your Office 365 server name. Once you obtain your Office 365 server name, you can enter it in the “Server” field.
  6. Depending on your device you may need to agree to Remote security administration.
    Agree to Remote security adminstation
  7. Depending on your device you may also need to choose what,how much and when to synchronize.
  8. For the account name in the Set up email dialog box, you can use any short name that’s meaningful to you, such as “SCC email”.
  9. Tap Done.

NOTE: For more specific instructions about Office 365 email using an Android device please see these directions from Microsoft  (including detailed manual instructions for the Android and Gmail email apps and IMAP an POP).