Setting up your Office365 email account on your Android phone allows you to access your email, contacts, and calendar anytime, anywhere. This guide will walk you through the steps required to add your Office365 email account to your Android device.
- Android phone running Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) or later
- Office365 email account credentials (email address and password)
- Unlock your Android phone and open the “Settings” app. It’s the icon with the gear or cogwheel.
- Scroll down and tap on “Accounts” or “Accounts and backup” depending on your device and Android version.
- In the “Accounts” settings, tap on “Add account.” This will open a list of account types.
- From the list of account types, select “Microsoft Exchange,” “Exchange,” or “Exchange ActiveSync.”
- You will now be prompted to enter your email address. Type in your Office365 email address and tap on “Next.”
- Enter your Office365 email account password, then tap on “Next.”
- Your Android phone will attempt to verify your email address and password. Once verified, you may be prompted to grant permission for the Email app to access your account. Tap on “Allow” or “Yes” to continue.
- The email app will automatically configure the necessary settings for your Office365 account. You can choose to customize the sync frequency, peak sync times, and other settings, or leave them at their default values. Once you’re satisfied with the settings, tap on “Next.”
- Provide an optional description to help you identify the account and a name to display on outgoing messages. Once you’ve entered the necessary information, tap on “Done.”
- Your Office365 email account has now been added to your Android phone. To access your email, open the “Email” app or any other email app you’ve configured to use with your Office365 account, and navigate to your newly added account.
Adding your Office365 email account to your Android phone is a straightforward process that only takes a few minutes. Once set up, you can access your emails, contacts, and calendar events directly from your Android device. If you encounter any issues during the setup process or have any questions, please consult the support documentation provided by Microsoft or contact their support team.