Office 365 Configuration for iOS

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Introduction

This procedure outlines how to conStepure your iPhone for use with NUIGs Office 365 platform.

This procedure was carried out using iOS 10.3.

Both iPhone and iPad users can use this procedure.

Prerequisities

You must have an active wireless or mobile data connection turned on your device to attach to the mail server.

Step 1 - Click on Settings

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Step 2 - Click on Mail

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Step 3 - Click Accounts

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Step 4 - Click Add Accounts

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S‌tep 5 - Click Exchange

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Step 6  - Enter your details

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  • Email = firstname.surname@nuigalway.ie e.g - firstname.surname@nuigalway.ie
  • Description = NUI Galway

Once entered, you will see the password prompt appear. Enter your NUI Galway CASS Password

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Step 7 - Verifying your Details as per screenshot below

  • Server - outlook.office365.com
  • Username - idnumber@nuigalway.ie
  • Password - Your Campus Account (CASS) Password

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Depending on your network speed/location, this may take up to a minute or so.

Once complete successfully, you will see the below screen.

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Step 8 - Choose the options which you wish to sych to your device

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Your device is connected

Choose the options which you wish to sych to your device

Click Save when done

Step 9 - Configuration Options

Make the appropriate configuration changes as suits your needs

Note - Fetch New Data MUST be left at PUSH in order to assure you get your latest emails/updates

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Step 10 - More Configuration Options

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Step 11 - Default Account

Ensure you tick the O365 account to be your default account

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Step 12 - Mail Days to Sync

Choose how much email you want displayed on your device at any one time

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Step 13 - No Limit

All email in all folders will be displayed.

Note that having this option ticked (No Limit) will mean that it may take a while for email/Calendar/Contacts to fully synch to the device.

Additional Note

iPad users: If you do not have a SIM card installed in the iPad, you must have WiFi enabled to setup email

Note:  To synchronise your iPhone/iPad with your desktop you must download and install iTunes