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Setting Up Email on a Mobile Device

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Use these instructions to set up your CSUN email on your mobile device:

iPhone and iPad iOS 11

  1. Select the Settings icon on your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Select Accounts and Passwords.
  3. Select Add Account.
  4. Select Exchange.
  5. Enter the following Server information: (Note: If you are using previous versions of the iOS, you may have to enter information under Incoming Mail Server and Outgoing Mail Server).
  6. In the Username field, enter your username as: firstname.lastname @ (no spaces). 
  7. Your mail program will find the mail settings to set up the account.

Microsoft provides step by step instructions for setting up email from an iPhone or iPad.


*Depending on your Android device, these instructions may vary slightly.

  1. From Applications, select the Email button.
  2. Select Settings from the dropdown menu.
  3. Choose Add Account in the upper right hand corner.
  4. Enter your CSUN email address as firstname.lastname @ (no spaces).
  5. Enter your password.
  6. Select Next.
  7. Select the Exchange for account type and then Next.
  8. In the Domain\Username field, type your full email address firstname.lastname @ (no spaces).
  9. Enter your CSUN password.
  10. In the Server field, enter
  11. Verify that Use secure connection (SSL) is checked.
  12. Once your phone verifies the server settings, the Android options you see will vary.
  13. Select the Next button and enter a name for the account.
  14. Select Done.

Microsoft provides step by step instructions for setting up email from an Android.

Windows 8.0

  1. From Start, navigate to Settings.
  2. Select email + accounts.
  3. Select add an account.
  4. Select Outlook.
  5. Enter your full email address firstname.lastname @ (no spaces) and portal password.
  6. Select the Sign In button.
  7. Your phone will sync your email.
Microsoft provides step by step instructions for setting up Windows 8.0 email.

OWA (Outlook Web Access) App for Phones

Downloading the OWA app provides you with a more robust email environment. The app provides additional functionality that you don't get through the set up of email on your phone.

What are the advantages of downloading the app?

  • You can access your calendar to view and schedule appointments and meetings
  • You can accept meeting requests through the app without worry
  • You can view and organize all your contacts, even the personal contacts you create that are not part of the global address list
  • If you are a task master, you can continue to create tasks

iPhone app

iPad app