Android is a popular, Linux kernel-based operating system for smartphones and tablets.
Instructions for Use
To set up an Exchange account on an Android device, perform the following:
- Access your Android phone's Settings.
- Tap Accounts & sync.
- Tap Add account.
- Tap Exchange (this option may also be listed as Active Sync/Corporate on some devices).
- Enter your e-mail address and password in the corresponding fields, then tap Next.
- Enter Exchange server settings as follows:
Username: your user ID.
Password: retype if blank.
Should the Domain field not be available on your Android phone, simply enter the wismain domain name as a prefix to your user ID, as follows:
Username: wismain\your user ID.
- Check Use secure connection (SSL).
- Check Accept all SSL certificates.
- If Remote Security Administration and/or Device Administrator pop-ups appear, tap OK/Activate.
- Set account options/settings as follows:
- Tap Automatic (Push) under Inbox check frequency to change the way your device checks for new items (manually or once every X minutes).
- Tap Three days under Amount to synchronize to limit the number of items downloaded to your device.
- You may optionally want to select Sync contacts and Sync calendar in addition to mail items. Note that synchronizing Exchange contacts may result in full or partial duplication of contacts already stored in your smartphone's SIM card, which you may have to correct with manual deletion.
- When done, tap Next.
- Finally, when asked to name the account, type Exchange, then tap Done. Your Exchange mailbox is now accessible through your Android phone's e-mail widget.